STATE COLLEGE, PA -- Penn State football coach Joe Paterno is in a State College hospital undergoing tests and is being treated for apparent dehydration.
A team spokesman says the 81-year-old coach was taken to Mount
Nittany Medical Center by ambulance today after feeling nauseated.
An aide says Paterno still plans to make a trip to Austin
tomorrow for a dinner with University of Texas football coach Mack
Paterno has been on a busy schedule -- traveling to Philadelphia
last weekend. He also recently returned from a meeting with Big Ten
Paterno is coming off two 9-4 seasons that each included bowl
wins -- including a victory at the Alamo Bowl, over Texas A&M, in
His 372 career wins rank second only to Florida State coach
Bobby Bowden's 373 among major college coaches.