Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Joe Paterno as guest analyst

During the 1974 season, ABC used many active coaches (on off-weeks) as guest analysts on its college football telecasts. On 11/23/74, the guest analyst was Joe Paterno who worked the Michigan vs Ohio St game alongside Keith Jackson. The BTN has run this entire game on its Big Ten's Greatest Games series. I saw portions of it and recall not being all that impressed with Paterno who remained silent during stretches, but figured this was worth posting due to his recent passing. Here is a clip from the end of the game:

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