College Football World Reacts To The News Of Bobby Bowden’s Terminal Illness

Legendary Florida State coach Bobby Bowden shared some heartbreaking news on Thursday. The 91-year-old has been diagnosed with a terminal condition.

Bowden said he is “at peace”.


“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 shared with the Democrat. “My wife Ann and our family have been life’s greatest blessing.”


Bobby Bowden’s health allegedly starting to decline after he was hospitalized with COVID-19 in October. Bowden has been struggling to regain his strength ever since.

“I feel fine but I can’t do much,” Bowden said over two weeks ago.

Many former players, coaches, and fans took to Twitter to react to the Bobby Bowden news.

During his 33 seasons at Florida State, Bobby Bowden accumulated 377 wins, two National Championships, and 12 ACC titles.

He built the program into a top college football powerhouse, and will always be remembered as one of the greatest football coaches of all-time.

Bobby Bowden was inducted in the College Football Hall of Fame in 2006.

Our thoughts and prayers are with Bobby and the entire Bowden family at this time.

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