Former FSU coach Bobby Bowden diagnosed with terminal condition
Former Florida State coach Bobby Bowden has been diagnosed with a terminal medical condition, his family announced on Wednesday, according to Jim Henry of the Tallahassee Democrat.
"I've always tried to serve God's purpose for my life, on and off the field, and I am prepared for what is to come," Bowden said in a statement. "My wife Ann and our family have been life's greatest blessing. I am at peace."
Bowden tested positive for COVID-19 last October. The Seminoles' all-time winningest coach was also hospitalized for five days in June.
The College Football Hall of Famer amassed a 315-98-4 record over 34 years at FSU, according to College Football Reference. Bowden led the Seminoles to two national titles (1993 and 1999) while posting just one losing season (1976) during his tenure. He also coached West Virginia for six years.
The 91-year-old produced an adjusted career record of 346-123-4, and he's fourth on the all-time wins list behind Joe Gagliardi, Joe Paterno, and Eddie Robinson.
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