Joe Paterno's son -- Penn State's QB coach Jay Paterno -- just broke down during a postgame interview, tearing up as he addressed his father to the camera ... claiming, "Dad, I wish you were here. We love you."
Joe Paterno -- who was fired as head coach earlier this week following PSU's massive child abuse scandal -- did not attend the game.
Penn State lost to Nebraska 17-14.
Joe Paterno's Son
Chokes Up After Game:
'Dad, I Wish You Were Here'
11/12/2011 12:56 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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