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Christopher White, a student at Penn State, wears a Joe Paterno mask as he walks to Beaver Stadium before the Nebraska game in State College, Pa. Penn State is playing for the first time in decades without former head coach Joe Paterno, after he was fired in the wake of a child sex abuse scandal involving a former assistant coach. (Nov. 12, 2011) Photo Credit: AP

The scene in and around Beaver Stadium as Penn State hosts Nebraska in the first game since Joe Paterno's firing and the child sex abuse case involving former defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky became national news.

Penn State students and State College community members
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Penn State students and State College community members take part in a solidarity march in support of the families and victims of child abuse on the Penn State University Park campus in State College, Pa, during a Nittany Lions home game against Nebraska Saturday, November 12, 2011. The university has been rocked by a child abuse scandal involving former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky which lead to the firing of long time head coach Joe Paterno.

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Photo by Daniel Freel/for Newsday � Supporters of ousted Penn State head football coach Joe Paterno hold signs next to student collecting donations for the Child Help foundation outside of Beaver Stadium on the Penn State University Park campus in State College, Pa, during a Nittany Lions home game against Nebraska Saturday, November 12, 2011. The university has been rocked by a child abuse scandal involving former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky which lead to the firing of long time head coach Joe Paterno.

Laird Ueberroth, of Bethlehem, Pa., left, holds a
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Laird Ueberroth, of Bethlehem, Pa., left, holds a sign that reads �God Bless Joe Paterno� as Mike Loser, of Columbia Sc., places his signature on it outside of Beaver Stadium on the Penn State University Park campus in State College, Pa, during a Nittany Lions home game against Nebraska Saturday, November 12, 2011. Penn State head football coach Joe Paterno was fired by the school�s board of trustees Wednesday following the revelations of his role in an alleged child abuse scandal involving his former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky.

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Photo by Daniel Freel/for Newsday � Pennsylvania State patrol officers sit on horseback as they monitor the crowd entering Beaver Stadium on the Penn State University Park campus in State College, Pa, during a Nittany Lions home game against Nebraska Saturday, November 12, 2011. . The university has been rocked by a child abuse scandal involving former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky which lead to the firing of long time head coach Joe Paterno. Upon hearing the news of Paterno�s firing on Wednesday, members of the student body rioted in the streets.

Tyler Meidig, of Seainsgrove, Pa., limbos during a
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Tyler Meidig, of Seainsgrove, Pa., limbos during a tailgating party outside Beaver Stadium on the Penn State University Park campus in State College, Pa, during a Nittany Lions home game against Nebraska Saturday, November 12, 2011. . The university has been rocked by a child abuse scandal involving former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky which lead to the firing of long time head coach Joe Paterno.

Penn State students and State College community members
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Penn State students and State College community members form a human circle and sing songs after taking part in a solidarity march in support of the families and victims of child abuse on the Penn State University Park campus in State College, Pa, during a Nittany Lions home game against Nebraska Saturday, November 12, 2011. The university has been rocked by a child abuse scandal involving former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky which lead to the firing of long time head coach Joe Paterno.

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Photo by Daniel Freel/for Newsday � A Pennsylvania State patrol walks near Penn State Sudents waiting to enter Beaver Stadium on the Penn State University Park campus in State College, Pa, during a Nittany Lions home game against Nebraska Saturday, November 12, 2011. . The university has been rocked by a child abuse scandal involving former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky which lead to the firing of long time head coach Joe Paterno. Upon hearing the news of Paterno�s firing on Wednesday, members of the student body rioted in the streets.

Laird Ueberroth, of Bethlehem, Pa., carries a sign
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Laird Ueberroth, of Bethlehem, Pa., carries a sign that reads "God Bless Joe Paterno" as he walks into Beaver Stadium on the Penn State University Park campus in State College, Pa, during a Nittany Lions home game against Nebraska Saturday, November 12, 2011. Penn State head football coach Joe Paterno was fired by the school's board of trustees Wednesday following the revelations of his role in an alleged child abuse scandal involving his former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky.

A group of Penn State juniors collect donations
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A group of Penn State juniors collect donations for the Child Help foundation outside of Beaver Stadium on the Penn State University Park campus in State College, Pa, during a Nittany Lions home game against Nebraska Saturday, November 12, 2011. The university has been rocked by a child abuse scandal involving former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky which lead to the firing of long time head coach Joe Paterno.

Helaine Hallett, of Marblehead Mass., left, gives a
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Helaine Hallett, of Marblehead Mass., left, gives a few dollars to Penn State juniors Rob Lawless and Greg Morzzi as they collect donations for the Child Help foundation outside of Beaver Stadium on the Penn State University Park campus in State College, Pa, during a Nittany Lions home game against Nebraska Saturday, November 12, 2011. The university has been rocked by a child abuse scandal involving former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky which lead to the firing of long time head coach Joe Paterno.

Gary Buck, of West Grove, Pa., hugs a
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Gary Buck, of West Grove, Pa., hugs a statue of Former Penn State head football coach Joe Paterno on the Penn State University Park campus in State College, Pa, during a Nittany Lions home game against Nebraska Saturday, November 12, 2011. Paterno was fired by the school�s board of trustees Wednesday following the revelations of his role in an alleged child abuse scandal involving his former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky.

Penn State senior Morgan McCahan, 22, of Breezewood,
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Penn State senior Morgan McCahan, 22, of Breezewood, Pa., holds a sign promoting school pride as she watches players of the Penn State football team enter Beaver Stadium on the Penn State University Park campus in State College, Pa, during a Nittany Lions home game against Nebraska Saturday, November 12, 2011.

Penn State fans gather outside Beaver Stadium to
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Penn State fans gather outside Beaver Stadium to get a picture next to Joe Paterno's statue. Penn State is playing for the first time in decades without former head coach Joe Paterno, after he was fired in the wake of a child sex abuse scandal involving a former assistant coach. (Nov. 12, 2011)

Penn State fans gather outside Beaver Stadium to
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Penn State fans gather outside Beaver Stadium to get a picture next to Joe Paterno's statue before the Nebraska game. Paterno was fired earlier in the week in the wake of a child sex abuse scandal involving former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky. (Nov. 12, 2011)

Penn State fans gather outside Beaver Stadium to
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Penn State fans gather outside Beaver Stadium to get a picture next to Joe Paterno's statue before the Nebraska game. Paterno was fired earlier in the week in the wake of a child sex abuse scandal involving former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky. (Nov. 12, 2011)

Ted Bowers of Norristown, Pa looks at the
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Ted Bowers of Norristown, Pa looks at the Joe Paterno life-size cut out as he tailgates in the parking lot outside Beaver Stadium. (Nov. 12, 2011)

Penn State alumni and fans stand outside Beaver
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Penn State alumni and fans stand outside Beaver Stadium before a football game between Penn State and Nebraska in State College, Pa. Paterno was fired earlier in the week in the wake of a child sex abuse scandal involving former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky. (Nov. 12, 2011)

Penn State alumni Tommy Nicchi, right, and his
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Penn State alumni Tommy Nicchi, right, and his brother Tony get their picture taken next to Joe Paterno's statue before a football game between Penn State and Nebraska. Penn State is playing for the first time in decades without former head coach Joe Paterno, after he was fired in the wake of a child sex abuse scandal involving a former assistant coach. (Nov. 12, 2011)

Penn State sophomores Katharina Streubel, left, and Chelsey
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Penn State sophomores Katharina Streubel, left, and Chelsey Coudriet watch the half time show during an NCAA college football game between Nebraska and Penn State. (Nov. 12, 2011)

Penn State junior Dane Werley, left,and sophomore David
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Penn State junior Dane Werley, left,and sophomore David Manley watch an NCAA college football game between Nebraska and Penn State Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011, in State College, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Penn State assistant coach Jay Paterno waves his
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Penn State assistant coach Jay Paterno waves his father's jacket as he gets off the team bus before an NCAA college football game against Nebraska in State College, Pa., Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011.

Penn State fan Gary Buck of West Grove,
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Penn State fan Gary Buck of West Grove, Pa., hugs a statue of former Penn State head coach Joe Paterno at Beaver Stadium before the football game against Nebraska Penn State is playing for the first time in decades without former head coach Joe Paterno, who was fired in the wake of a child sex abuse scandal involving former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky. (Nov. 12, 2011)

Fans greet Penn State players as they arrive
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Fans greet Penn State players as they arrive for the football game against Nebraska in State College, Pa. Penn State is playing for the first time in decades without former head coach Joe Paterno, after he was fired in the wake of a child sex abuse scandal involving a former assistant coach. (Nov. 12, 2011)

Fans cheer during a football game between Nebraska
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Fans cheer during a football game between Nebraska and Penn State in State College, Pa. Penn State is playing for the first time in decades without former head coach Joe Paterno, after he was fired in the wake of a child sex abuse scandal involving a former assistant coach. (Nov. 12, 2011)

Penn State season ticket holders and 1963 graduates
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Penn State season ticket holders and 1963 graduates Pat, left, and Dan Amey wear shirts supporting Joe Paterno outside Beaver Stadium before the start of the Penn State vs. Nebraska football game in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky scandal. (Nov. 12, 2011)

Penn State fans walks past a sign outside
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Penn State fans walks past a sign outside Beaver Stadium before the start of the Penn State-Nebraska football game in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky scandal. (Nov. 12, 2011)

Fans cheer during the Penn State-Nebraska game in
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Fans cheer during the Penn State-Nebraska game in State College, Pa. Penn State is playing for the first time in decades without former head coach Joe Paterno, who was fired in the wake of a child sex abuse scandal involving a former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky. (Nov. 12, 2011)

This fan displays his sentiment about the firing
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This fan displays his sentiment about the firing of Penn State coach Joe Paterno during the Nebraska game at Beaver Stadium in State College, Pa. (Nov. 12, 2011)

A Penn State Nittany Lions fan wears a
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A Penn State Nittany Lions fan wears a mask of former Penn State coach Joe Paterno during a game against Nebraska at Beaver Stadium in State College, Pa. (Nov. 12, 2011)

Fans cheer before an NCAA college football game
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Fans cheer before an NCAA college football game between Nebraska and Penn State in State College, Pa. Penn State is playing for the first time in decades without former head coach Joe Paterno, after he was fired in the wake of a child sex abuse scandal involving a former assistant coach. (Nov. 12, 2011)

enn State players sing the pledge of allegiance
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enn State players sing the pledge of allegiance before taking on Nebraska at Beaver Stadium in State College, Pa. (Nov. 12, 2011)

Ryan Scherer of Penn State holds hands with
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Ryan Scherer of Penn State holds hands with teammates as they take the field against Nebraska at Beaver Stadium. (Nov. 12, 2011)

STATE COLLEGE, PA - NOVEMBER 12: A Penn
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STATE COLLEGE, PA - NOVEMBER 12: A Penn State fan wears a shirt that reads "Stop Child Abuse - Blue Out Nebraska" during a college football game against Nebraska at Beaver Stadium on November 12, 2011 in State College, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

STATE COLLEGE, PA - NOVEMBER 12: Penn State
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STATE COLLEGE, PA - NOVEMBER 12: Penn State fans gather outside Beaver Stadium before the start of the NCAA football game between Penn State and Nebraska in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky scandal on November 12, 2011 in State College, Pennsylvania. Penn State head football coach Joe Paterno was fired amid allegations that former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky was involved with child sex abuse. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

A parking sign for the Joe Paterno statue
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A parking sign for the Joe Paterno statue is seen outside Beaver Stadium before the start of the game between Penn State and Nebraska in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky scandal in State College, Pa. (Nov. 12, 2011)

STATE COLLEGE, PA - NOVEMBER 12: Penn State
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STATE COLLEGE, PA - NOVEMBER 12: Penn State fans gather outside Beaver Stadium before the start of the Penn State vs. Nebraska NCAA football game in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky scandal on November 12, 2011 in State College, Pennsylvania. Penn State head football coach Joe Paterno was fired amid allegations that former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky was involved with child sex abuse. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

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A "God Bless Joe Paterno" sign is seen outside Beaver Stadium before the start of the NCAA football game between Penn State and Nebraska in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky scandal in State College, Pa. (Nov. 12, 2011)

Rob Del Riego, a student at Penn State,
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Rob Del Riego, a student at Penn State, collects money for childhelpusa.org outside Beaver Stadium before the Penn State-Nebraska game, the first after Joe Paterno's firing. (Nov. 12, 2011)

Penn State fans wear shirts supporting Joe Paterno
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Penn State fans wear shirts supporting Joe Paterno outside Beaver Stadium before the start of the Nebraska game in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky scandal. (Nov. 12, 2011)

Penn State student Kevin Berkon wears body paint
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Penn State student Kevin Berkon wears body paint that says "Reinstate Joe" outside of Beaver Stadium before the game against Nebraska. (Nov. 12, 2011)

Christopher White, a student at Penn State, wears
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Christopher White, a student at Penn State, wears a Joe Paterno mask as he walks to Beaver Stadium before the Nebraska game in State College, Pa. Penn State is playing for the first time in decades without former head coach Joe Paterno, after he was fired in the wake of a child sex abuse scandal involving a former assistant coach. (Nov. 12, 2011)

Judy Orr, from Honeybrook, Pa., wears a sign
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Judy Orr, from Honeybrook, Pa., wears a sign outside Beaver Stadium before a game between Penn State and Nebraska in State College, Pa. Penn State is playing for the first time in decades without former head coach Joe Paterno, after he was fired in the wake of a child sex abuse scandal involving a former assistant coach. (Nov. 12, 2011)

A Penn State alum who declined to give
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A Penn State alum who declined to give her name holds a sign outside Beaver Stadium before a football game between Penn State against Nebraska in State College, Pa. Penn State is playing for the first time in decades without former head coach Joe Paterno, after he was fired in the wake of a child sex abuse scandal involving a former assistant coach. (Nov. 12, 2011)

Penn State and Nebraska players gather at midfield
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Penn State and Nebraska players gather at midfield for a pre-game prayer before their game in State College, Pa. (Nov. 12, 2011)

Penn State's Malcolm Willis, left, and Silas Redd
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Penn State's Malcolm Willis, left, and Silas Redd kneel in prayer before a game against Nebraska in State College, Pa. (Nov. 12, 2011)

Penn State fans cheer during senior recognition before
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Penn State fans cheer during senior recognition before Penn their game against Nebraska at Beaver Stadium in State College, Pa.. Penn State is playing for the first time in decades without former head coach Joe Paterno, after he was fired in the wake of a child sex abuse scandal involving a former assistant coach. (Nov. 12, 2011)

Part of the Penn State student section cheers
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Part of the Penn State student section cheers during pre-game warm ups before an NCAA college football game against Nebraska at State College, Pa. (Nov. 12, 2011)

Penn State student Cindy Mareck, a junior from
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Penn State student Cindy Mareck, a junior from New Freedom, Pa., watches pre-game warm ups before the football game against Nebraska in State College, Pa. (Nov. 12, 2011)

A student wears a mask and Joe Paterno
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A student wears a mask and Joe Paterno style glasses as he waits to get in Penn State's Beaver Stadium before the game against Nebraska. Penn State is playing for the first time in decades without former head coach Joe Paterno, after he was fired in the wake of a child sex abuse scandal involving a former assistant coach. (Nov. 12, 2011)

The Penn State marching band wears blue ribbons
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The Penn State marching band wears blue ribbons as they march into Beaver Stadium for a game against Nebraska in State College, Pa. Penn State is playing for the first time in decades without former head coach Joe Paterno, after he was fired in the wake of a child sex abuse scandal involving a former assistant coach. (Nov. 12, 2011)

The Penn State team is greated by fans
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The Penn State team is greated by fans as they arrive before their home game against Nebraska. (Nov. 12, 2011)

A fan carries a sign as she hands
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A fan carries a sign as she hands out material at Penn State's Beaver Stadium before the game against Nebraska. Penn State is playing for the first time in decades without former head coach Joe Paterno, after he was fired in the wake of a child sex abuse scandal involving a former assistant coach. (Nov. 12, 2011)

Fans tailgate at Penn State's Beaver Stadium before
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Fans tailgate at Penn State's Beaver Stadium before the game against Nebraska. Penn State is playing for the first time in decades without former head coach Joe Paterno, after he was fired in the wake of a child sex abuse scandal involving a former assistant coach. (Nov. 12, 2011)

Steve Shipman, from Mill Hall, Pa., works the
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Steve Shipman, from Mill Hall, Pa., works the grill at Penn State's Beaver Stadium before the game against Nebraska. Penn State is playing for the first time in decades without former head coach Joe Paterno, after he was fired in the wake of a child sex abuse scandal involving a former assistant coach. (Nov. 12, 2011)

Thayne Russell, 16, from Hollidaysburg, Pa., wears a
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Thayne Russell, 16, from Hollidaysburg, Pa., wears a Joe Paterno mask outside Penn State's Beaver Stadium before their game against Nebraska. Penn State is playing for the first time in decades without former head coach Joe Paterno, after he was fired in the wake of a child sex abuse scandal involving a former assistant coach. (Nov. 12, 2011)

Fans pose for a photo with a statue
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Fans pose for a photo with a statue of former coach Joe Paterno at Penn State's Beaver Stadium before their game against Nebraska in State College, Pa. (Nov. 12, 2011)

A fan pumps up the crowd before Penn
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A fan pumps up the crowd before Penn State players make their way into the Beaver Stadium before playing Nebraska. (Nov. 12, 2011)

Penn State interim head coach Tom Bradley greets
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Penn State interim head coach Tom Bradley greets the student section during warm ups before the ame against Nebraska in State College, Pa. (Nov. 12, 2011)

A fan looks on as Penn State players
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A fan looks on as Penn State players make their way into the stadium before playing Nebraska. (Nov. 12, 2011)

Fans cheer as Penn State players make their
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Fans cheer as Penn State players make their way into the stadium before playing Nebraska in a college football game at Beaver Stadium in State College, Pa. (Nov 12, 2011)

A child reads a newspaper that reads
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A child reads a newspaper that reads "One Last Time" before the Penn State against Nebraska football game at Beaver Stadium in State College, Pa. (Nov, 12, 2011)

Penn State coach Tom Bradley exits the team
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Penn State coach Tom Bradley exits the team bus and enters the stadium before taking on Nebraska at Beaver Stadium in State College, Pa. (Nov. 12, 2011)

A fan gets the crowd going at Penn
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A fan gets the crowd going at Penn State's Beaver Stadium before their game with the University of Nebraska in State College, Pa. (Nov, 12, 2011)

Penn State interim head football coach Tom Bradley
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Penn State interim head football coach Tom Bradley arrives with the team at Beaver Stadium before their game with the University of Nebraska Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011 in State College, Pa. Penn State is playing for the first time in decades without former head coach Joe Paterno, after he was fired in the wake of a child sex abuse scandal involving a former assistant coach. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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