No, Coach Joe Paterno did not retire.
No, Coach Joe Paterno never felt ready to retire.
No, he never had a succession plan.
No, the game never passed him by.
No, he was never truly senile.
No, he did not die at a hundred.
No, he will not coach until he dies.
No, he will not die on the field.
No, it did not end well for him.
R.I.P. Joe Paterno. You didn't deserve it.
So it goes.