The candles, T-shirts, flowers and other gifts that Joe Paterno fans had left around the statue of the coach outside Beaver Stadium have been collected and are being stored until the family can review them.
According to the university, Intercollegiate Athletics collected the tribute items in coordination with the Paterno family.
Handwritten notes, hats, framed pictures and Paterno-like glasses were among the items that fans of the coach, who died Jan. 22, left to honor him.
By afternoon, new items had begun to appear around the statue. The university plans to periodically collect the gifts as they accumulate.