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|Back on top - Robinson restored as NCAA's winningest coach|
With all of the penalties handed down by the NCAA on Penn State, the impact has an eﬀect on one university in Northeast Louisiana.
On Monday, the NCAA handed down a series of unprecedented sanctions against the Penn State football program for its involvement in the sexual abuse scandal that centered on former coach Jerry Sandusky.
Due to the seriousness of the Sandusky Case and the apparent Penn State cover up, these penalties were some of the harshest that NCAA has handed down since the infamous SMU "Death Penalty" ruling in 1987.
The penalties include a $60 million ﬁne, a fouryear postseason ban, an annual reduction of 10 scholarships over a fouryear period and ﬁve years
The NCAA also announced Monday that current and incoming Penn State football players will be allowed to transfer from the school immediately
without penalty. Typically, players who transfer from one Division I school to another are forced by NCAA rule to sit out one season.
The most signiﬁcant individual sanction in the context of college football
history is that all of Penn State's wins from 1998 to 2011 have been vacated, which means that Joe Paterno, who oversaw the Nittany Lions' football program for nearly 46 years, no longer is the sport's all-time winningest coach.
As a result, Paterno's win total decreased by 111 to 298. He now ranks No. 12 on the all-time coaching wins list. is directly affects Grambling State University which now can boast the home of the alltime winningest coach in the late Eddie Robinson who has 408 victories.
"As the Grambling family has said all along, regardless of the action of the NCAA, Eddie G. Robinson will forever be remembered as the coach with more football victories than anyone else in Division I," continued Pogue.
"We are proud that Coach Eddie Robinson will remain the winningest Division I football coach in the history of college football."
Robinson 408 wins puts him ahead of former Florida State Head Coach Bobby Bowden who has 377 wins. Due to Grambling competing in football subdivision, Coach Bowden is considered to be the number one on the all-time wins list for major colleges.