Originally posted on Gator Bytes  |  Last updated 12/9/11
Bobby Bowden is an unlikely commenter on former Gators OC Charlie Weis leaving to become the head coach at Kansas. Bowden, who retired from Florida State two years ago, still follows college football and was stunned by Thursday’s news that Weis was headed for the Jayhawks. “You got to be kidding me,” Bowden said in Boca Raton at a publicity event for The Battle of Florida, an upcoming college all-star game. “He’s going to be the head coach? “That surprises me. I thought he was satisfied being an assistant in a school as glamorous as the University of Florida. That shocks me.” Weis left Florida after less than one year on the job. Kansas will introduce him today at 5 p.m.
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