Posted October 22, 2013 on AP on Fox
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Bobby Bowden believes the Florida State football program is in such a good place that he is returning to campus two years before he planned to be back. The NCAA's all-time wins leader was leery of hanging around the program and wanted coach Jimbo Fisher to have time to establish his own identity and foundation. Bowden now feels that time has come. The third-ranked Seminoles (6-0, 4-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) are the reigning conference champs, debuted at No. 2 in the BCS standings Sunday and have a Heisman Trophy candidate in quarterback Jameis Winston. Bowden is no longer worried about being a distraction to the team he led to 31 bowl games, 12 ACC championships and two national titles. ''Jimbo's got control real good, now, and has established himself,'' Bowden said. ''It's probably time for me to get back.'' The former Seminoles coach will attend a game at Florida State Saturday for the first time since retiring after the 2009 sea...
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