Bobby Bowden

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Florida State Coach Bowden Plans to Retire

34-year tenure turned Seminoles into national football powerhouse

(Newser) - Bobby Bowden will announce his retirement tomorrow as Florida State University’s football coach, ending a 34-year tenure during which he built the Seminoles into a national powerhouse. The 80-year-old Bowden met with school officials today, sources tell the Tallahassee Democrat , and was given the option of staying in a... More »

FSU Must Give Up Wins in Academic Scam: NCAA

(Newser) - An academic-misconduct scandal that reached into all corners of Florida State University’s athletic department could cost the school victories in a number of sports, the St. Petersburg Times reports—including in football, where coach Bobby Bowden is second on the all-time list. An NCAA probe found that the Seminoles... More »

Seminoles Face the Music

Cheating scandal leaves Florida short

(Newser) - Kentucky won a second straight Music City Bowl yesterday, beating the Seminoles 35-28 and handing coach Bobby Bowden his first December bowl loss. Andre Woodson threw four TD passes against a severely depleted Seminoles defense. Florida State was playing three dozen players short due to injuries and suspensions stemming from... More »

23 FSU Players Suspended for Bowl Game

Footballers will miss Music City Bowl for suspected cheating

(Newser) - Twenty-three Florida State football players suspected of receiving help with an online exam are expected to be suspended for the Seminoles bowl game against Kentucky. Coach Bobby Bowden did not explicitly mention the issue in a press conference, but did admit that some players will not be traveling to the... More »

Son Spanks Dad in Bowden Bowl Upset

Tigers junior QB Harper sharp in first start; Seminoles stumble 24-18

(Newser) - The ninth edition of the father-son Bowden Bowl saw Clemson coach Tommy Bowden win his third in a row against Bowden pére of Florida State. It was a sweet upset for the unranked Tigers, who took advantage of the Seminoles' poor fundamentals on defense with strong play by junior... More »

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