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Bowden knows how to coach

Updated: January 10, 2007, 10:32 AM ET
By Bob Carter | Special to ESPN.com

"Talk about a guy who isn't what he does. Bobby Bowden isn't what he does. His self-esteem has nothing to do with being a good football coach. Which maybe is what makes him one of the greatest football coaches of all time," says Sports Illustrated writer Rick Reilly on ESPN Classic's SportsCentury series.

A saint? They don't make football coaches that way, and Bobby Bowden knew it. The longtime Florida State coach never asked for the label, never wanted it when it came his ...

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