As NCAA president Mark Emmert read off the penalties imposed by his organization against Penn State University, one of the sanctions that stood out was the vacation of wins between 1998-2011.
Before the announcement on Monday morning, Joe Paterno had the most wins of any D-I head football coach. Now, he's eighth on the list after being exposed as one of the men who turned a blind eye to Jerry Sandusky while he committed child sex-abuse for well over a decade.
Paterno's legacy will be forever tarnished, something that seemed unimaginable just a year ago. When the official records of Paterno's wins are shown, the last of them will have come in Beaver Stadium against No. 24 Wisconsin on November 22, 1997.
On that afternoon, the Nittany Lions defeated the Badgers 35-10 in front of 96,934 adoring fans.
One day after Paterno lost his statue in front of the stadium he coached so many games in, he now has lost plenty of his wins there as well.