Bowden delivered big wins, laughs
The stereotype of the successful Southern football coach once consisted of all hard edges and steely stares. He led through intimidation, measured his words, and treated football as the serious business that it is. He looked and sounded a lot like Gen. Robert Neyland to one generation, Bear Bryant to another.
That is the world in which Bobby Bowden became a coach. Bowden is none of those things. He leads without intimidation and measures his words by the gross. He treats football ...
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Florida State's Bobby Bowden Retires
It's the end of an era: After 34 seasons, Florida State legend Bobby Bowden is stepping down. His last game will be the bowl game. Story