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Remembering legendary FSU football coach Bobby Bowden

A funeral service was held Saturday for legendary Florida State University football coach Bobby Bowden. He coached the Seminoles football team for 34 years and retired in 2010 after building Florida State into a national powerhouse. Bowden died Aug. 8 at the age of 91 from complications of pancreatic cancer. At FSU, Bowden built a […]

Bobby Bowden to lie in honor at state Capitol Friday; funeral Saturday

Gov. Ron DeSantis has ordered flags to be flown at half-staff Friday at state and local government buildings in Tallahassee to honor legendary Florida State University football coach Bobby Bowden, who died Sunday at age 91. “Bowden was an impactful leader and empowered his players to be the same. He lived a remarkable life with […]

Bobby Bowden dies at 91; legendary coach will ‘lie in honor’ at state Capitol

Bobby Bowden, the folksy Hall of Fame coach who built Florida State into a college football dynasty that powered its way to a dozen conference titles and two national championships, died early Sunday. He was 91. Bobby’s son, Terry, confirmed to The Associated Press that his father died at home in Tallahassee, Florida, surrounded by […]

Legendary FSU coach Bobby Bowden has terminal medical condition

Hall of Fame college football coach Bobby Bowden announced Wednesday he has been diagnosed with a terminal medical condition. “I’ve always tried to serve God’s purpose for my life, on and off the field, and I am prepared for what is to come,” Bowden said in a statement released to news outlets, including The Associated […]

Bowden says he is improving after contracting COVID-19

Former Florida State football coach Bobby Bowden, hospitalized last week after contracting COVID-19, says he is feeling better and hopes to go home soon. Bowden, 90, told the Tallahassee Democrat on Monday, “I am doing good. I appreciate everyone’s thoughts, I really do.” Bowden was hospitalized last week in Tallahassee after contracting the virus. He […]

Former FSU coach Bobby Bowden, 90, tests positive for virus

Former Florida State coach Bobby Bowden has tested positive for the coronavirus and was home Monday monitoring his symptoms. Family friend and Bowden’s former publicist Kim Shiff said the 90-year-old Hall of Fame coach had been hospitalized for about two weeks, being treated for an infection after having a procedure to remove skin cancer from […]