Bobby Bowden


Bobby Bowden was the Florida State University (FSU) head football coach from 1976 to 2009, considered one of the all-time greatest college coaches.

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My love of football began watching Florida State Football, so many childhood memories of watching coach Bowden and the Seminoles. I never got a chance to meet him, but feel like I have known him forever. Thanks so much to the family for sharing coach for all those years. Prayers to the entire Bowden Family. Coaches legacy will live on forever. God bless you Coach

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Sincere condolences to the family. May you all be comforted by the loving support of each other and the loyal love of your heavenly father

Coach Bowden was a beloved coach to my husband, Bo Kaminski. He played
for the coach at WVU during the time they won the Peach Bowl. My husband
died a couple of years ago, but before he died, I was priveleged to meet the
coach at different events. He was a wonderful Christian man along with being
a great influence on my husband's life. To Bobby and Tommy and the rest of
the family, thank for sharing your dad with everyone who loved him.

Bobby Bowden will be remembered for so much more than being one of the best college football coaches of our time, but more importantly a consumate gentleman, father figure, comedian and above all a true Christian man. ✝ He loved his wife Ann, and all 6 of his children. I had the pleasure of attending one of the many dinners and speeches he gave in Tallahassee. He told many stories, all of which left me in laughter or tears, sometimes both. I have had an 8x10 picture of Bobby on my living...

Thanks Bobby and Ann for the great fun and most amazing years of FSU football ! Because of you the program was taken to the top and the success trickled down to other athletic programs as well as FSU academics. Tallahassee benefited in so many ways as did the brick company that supplied the bricks for the stadium, all possible because of Coach Bowden. It seems high time to rename the stadium to Bobby Bowden Stadium. The football field was already there. Put Doak Campbell’s name on a...

Bobby I lost my mom when I was 16 and I know she's in heaven so are you she loved some FSU football She is the was the meaning of a true fan so if you get a chance tell her your life story she will love it just as I did you will be forever missed Jill Bryan

gone are the days of my childhood, growing up FSU Forever. Long Live Bobby Bowden ♡

My cousin, Bobby Bowden, has left us but he has left a legacy that will go on forever. To Ann, Tommy, Terry, Steve, Jeff, Ginger and Robyn, may God continue to bless and keep you safe in His arms. Almost every time I had a chance to talk with him, he would talk about the importance of Christ in his life and in the lives of his players. God bless you Bobby and keep your loved ones forever in His graces.