Bobby Bowden's Tales from the Seminole Sideline

Bobby Bowden s Tales from the Seminole Sideline Bobby Bowden is spending what should be his retirement years gathering victories and collecting fodder for stories that must be told between staff meetings film study cross country recruiting trips

  • Title: Bobby Bowden's Tales from the Seminole Sideline
  • Author: Bobby Bowden Steve Ellis
  • ISBN: 9781582614069
  • Page: 449
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Bobby Bowden is spending what should be his retirement years gathering victories and collecting fodder for stories that must be told between staff meetings, film study, cross country recruiting trips, and even the tackling of hundreds of footballs and posters that daily await the signature of NCAA Division I A s all time winningest coach For the architect of one of cBobby Bowden is spending what should be his retirement years gathering victories and collecting fodder for stories that must be told between staff meetings, film study, cross country recruiting trips, and even the tackling of hundreds of footballs and posters that daily await the signature of NCAA Division I A s all time winningest coach For the architect of one of college football s great dynasties 14 consecutive seasons of Associated Press top five finishes his rocker is a swivel chair that swings easily to his right so that even with the next season six months away, he can study opponent s game tape that almost always fills the large projection screen that dominates his office His porch is an office crammed with than 300 books he uses to break from the pressures as the coach of one college football s most recognized programs It boasts a view of Doak Campbell Stadium, where as an assistant coach and head coach he has been a Seminole for than 31 years It is down there and on legendary road trips to Nebraska, Clemson, Florida, and so many other places that gutsy trick plays were called and executed, leading to Bowden s nickname a the Riverboat Gambler It is where plays that only Bowden would dare try, including some he now regrets attempting, have unfolded It is also where the final results of amusing and unexpected events on the recruiting trail were written They are substance for stories that should not, and will not, wait for retirement Readers will be among the group that gathers around as Bowden tells his Tales from the Seminole Sideline.

    One thought on “Bobby Bowden's Tales from the Seminole Sideline”

    1. What's not to love about Bobby's trick plays, recruiting forays, and general good ol' boy humor? We miss you, Bobby!

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