Should Penn State remove Joe Paterno’s statue? That’s one of the biggest debates in sports right now. Whether you think it should stay or go, SI has compiled a collection of college football icons with their own statue. Check out the link below. (Pat Little, Gene J. Puskar/AP)
GALLERY: College Football Icons With Their Own StatuesMcCANN: SI’s legal analyst with details of the Paterno caseMANDEL: A lesson for naive fans and power programs

Should Penn State remove Joe Paterno’s statue? That’s one of the biggest debates in sports right now. Whether you think it should stay or go, SI has compiled a collection of college football icons with their own statue. Check out the link below. (Pat Little, Gene J. Puskar/AP)

GALLERY: College Football Icons With Their Own Statues
McCANN: SI’s legal analyst with details of the Paterno case
MANDEL: A lesson for naive fans and power programs

The Pittsburgh Penguins unveiled a 4,700-pound bronze statue honoring Mario Lemieux on Wednesday. The statue, which stands outside Consol Energy Center, depicts Lemieux splitting a pair of defensemen on his way to scoring a goal against the New York Islanders in 1988. (Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
GALLERY: Sports Figures With Their Own StatuesSI VAULT: Lemieux on his battle cancer (1.22.96)

The Pittsburgh Penguins unveiled a 4,700-pound bronze statue honoring Mario Lemieux on Wednesday. The statue, which stands outside Consol Energy Center, depicts Lemieux splitting a pair of defensemen on his way to scoring a goal against the New York Islanders in 1988. (Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

GALLERY: Sports Figures With Their Own Statues
SI VAULT: Lemieux on his battle cancer (1.22.96)