There will never be another coaching career like Joe Paterno's.

His time at Penn State started long before coaches were pulling down multimillion dollar salaries, before fire so-and-so.com web sites and win-now-or-else attitudes at programs that have rarely contended for championships.

No Division I coach won more games (409) or had a longer run at one school than Paterno.

It's hard to fathom a coach staying at a power program such as Penn State for even 20 years these days, let alone the 46 seasons Paterno led the Nittany Lions.

Bobby Bowden, who coached 34 seasons at Florida State before being forced into retirement two years ago, says, "It's not likely we're going to see anybody last as long as Joe and myself."