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In the after math of the Sandusky scandal, the Big Ten Conference unjustly removed Joe Paterno's name from the championship trophy. In light of JoePa's recent passing, the Big Ten Conference should restore his name to its rightful place along side Alonzo Stagg on the Championship trophy. Paterno led an incomparable life, dedicated to athletics, education, and charity. His mantra "Success with Honor", and the success of his "Grand Experiment" exemplify all that is good and right in athletics and life. His contributions to Penn State and collegiate athletics are immeasurable, and his coaching record will never be surpassed. The Big Ten must honor Joe Paterno by restoring his name to the Big Ten Trophy at once.

On 1/29/2012  I increased the signature goal to 106,572, the official seating capacity of Beaver Stadium. Let's reach this goal quickly and achieve a "Virtual White Out for Joe!"

Please sign this petition which will be forwarded to:

Big Ten Conference

James E. Delany
Commissioner

1500 West Higgins Road
Park Ridge, IL 60068-6300

Please feel free to contact said commisioner and make this same request.

Phone - (847) 696-1010
Fax numbers:
Admin. (847) 696-1150
Comm. (847) 696-1110

Additionally, the petition will be forwarded to all Big Ten College Presidents.

Please share this with everyone you know. Email, tweet, and Facebook away! Let's get this done! For the Glory....We are.....Penn State!

Letter to
President, Northwestern University Morton Schapiro
Chancellor, University of Nebraska Harvey Perlman
Big Ten College Football Conference
and 10 others
President, Ohio State University Gordon Gee
President, Purdue University France A. Córdova
Interim Chancellor, University of Wisconsin David Ward
President, University of Illinois Michael Hogan
President, Indiana University Michael McRobbie
President, University of Iowa Sally Mason
President, University of Michigan Mary Sue Coleman
President, Michigan State University Lou Anna K. Simon
President, University of Minnesota Eric Kaler
President, Penn State University Rodney Erickson
I just signed the following petition addressed to: Big Ten College Football Conference.

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Add Joe Paterno's name back to the Big Ten Championship Trophy.

In the after math of the Sandusky scandal, the Big Ten Conference unjustly removed Joe Paterno's name from the championship trophy. In light of JoePa's recent passing, the Big Ten Conference should restore his name to its rightful place along side Alonzo Stagg on the Championship trophy. Paterno led an incomparable life, dedicated to athletics, education, and charity. His mantra "Success with Honor", and the success of his "Grand Experiment" exemplify all that is good and right in athletics and life. His contributions to Penn State and collegiate athletics are immeasurable, and his coaching record will never be surpassed. The Big Ten must honor Joe Paterno by restoring his name to the Big Ten Trophy at once.
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Sincerely,