Another Honor for Joe Paterno

The Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame to induct Joe Paterno in 2015 with two other Nittany Lion greats.

The Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame has announced that the 2015 inductee class will be headlined by former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno. Paterno will be joined by Chuck Fusina and Matt Bahr who both played for Paterno.

Fusina, a quarterback, won the 1978 Maxwell Award and was the runner-up for the Heisman Trophy that year after leading the squad to an 11-1 record. He went 29-3 over his career in Happy Valley.

Bahr was a kicker for the football squad and a fellow All-American with Fusina in 1978. He also played soccer for PSU. He also set Penn State's single-season field goal percentage record, which was broken recently by Sam Ficken.

Paterno, Fusina and Bahr join other Nittany Lion greats already enshrined in The Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame, including Walley Triplett, Brad Scioli, Tameka Green and former baseball coach Robbie Wine.

The induction ceremony will take place n October 24. Tickets are $75 each ($750 for a 10-person table) and can be purchased online at www.MontcoSportsHoF.org.


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