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AP Source: Paterno to retire at end of season

Penn State football coach Joe Paterno leaves the Louis and Mildred Lasch Football Building on the school campus in State College, Pa., Tuesday Nov. 8, 2011. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) 

Penn State football coach Joe Paterno leaves the Louis and Mildred Lasch Football Building on the school campus in State College, Pa., Tuesday Nov. 8, 2011. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) 

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — A person familiar with the decision says Penn State football coach Joe Paterno has decided to retire at the end of the season.

The person says Paterno will announce his retirement later Wednesday.

The person spoke to The Associated Press on the condition of anonymity because the decision has yet to be announced.