Found October 23, 2013 on Fox Sports Florida:
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Bobby Bowden isn't sure what his emotions will be like Saturday when he steps on to the field that bears his name for the first time in nearly four years and hears 83,000 fans cheering for him. But Florida State's legendary football coach knows what will happen when he sees hundreds of his former players on the field to welcome him before the Seminoles' game against North Carolina State. "I get very emotional when I see my former players," Bowden said. "I think I can handle the rest of it." Bowden won 377 games in his college coaching career, including 316 from 1976-2009 as Florida State's coach. No coach in major college football won more games than Bowden, who guided the Seminoles to national titles in 1993 and '99 as well as enjoyed an unprecedented run of 14 straight years (1987-2000) of top-4 finishes in the Associated Press poll. The program was in decline late in the 2000s, and Bowden was forced into retirement ...
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