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Coaches, former players share thoughts about Bobby Bowden

Former Florida State football coach, who led Seminoles for 34 seasons, dies at 91
Bobby Bowden and Steve Spurrier after 1997 Sugar Bowl
Posted at 2:34 PM, Aug 08, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-08 22:14:52-04

With the news of the death of former Florida State head coach Bobby Bowden, here is what his former players, current and former coaches and others who were touched by the legend had to say about his passing.

Ron DeSantis, Florida Governor

John Thrasher, FSU President

Mike Norvell, Current FSU Football Coach

Jimbo Fisher, Texas A&M/Former FSU Football Coach

Terry Bowden, ULM Football Coach

Mark Richt, Former FSU Offensive Coordinator

Nick Saban, Alabama Football Coach

Dabo Swinney, Clemson Football Coach

Kirby Smart, Georgia Football Coach

Mack Brown, North Carolina Football Coach/FSU Graduate

Manny Diaz, Miami Football Coach/FSU Graduate

Steve Spurrier, Former Florida Head Coach

Urban Meyer, Former Florida Football Coach

Deion Sanders, Jackson State Football Coach/Former FSU Cornerback

Rick Stockstill, Middle Tennessee Football Coach/Former FSU Quarterback

Gregory Tony, Broward County Sheriff/Former FSU Running Back

Wayne Messam, Miramar Mayor/Former FSU Wide Receiver

Charlie Ward, 1993 Heisman Trophy Winner

Chris Weinke, 2000 Heisman Trophy Winner

Derrick Brooks, Former FSU Linebacker

Warrick Dunn, Former FSU Running Back

Marvin Jones, Former FSU Linebacker

William Floyd, Former FSU Fullback

Danny Kanell, Former FSU Quarterback

Chris Rix, Former FSU Quarterback

Drew Weatherford, Former FSU Quarterback

Christian Ponder, Former FSU Quarterback

Myron Rolle, Former FSU Safety

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