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October 5, 2009 | Mike Penner
When Florida State's football team struggles, as it did in Saturday's 28-21 loss to Boston College, fingers start pointing at the coach in charge of the program, Bobby Bowden. "FSU's program should never, ever reach a point where we start saying of the Seminoles, 'Yippee, at least they played 'em close,' " wrote Mike Bianchi of the Orlando Sentinel. "And, sadly, that's exactly what I was thinking Saturday when FSU furiously rallied from an 18-point deficit and tied the score late in the game before ultimately dropping a 28-21 decision to a blah Boston College team that couldn't finish in the top half of the SEC. "When I asked Bobby how he responds to fans and those of us in the media who think he should step down, he understandably became defensive.
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August 14, 2009 | Chris Dufresne
Bobby Bowden wants one more national title before he retires -- and Rankman wants a red Ferrari for Christmas. The odds of either happening don't look good. It's funny how things flip-flopped. A few years ago, everyone was worried about Joe Paterno tarnishing his legacy at Penn State by staying too long. Paterno had four losing seasons in a five-year stretch at the start of the decade but has since recovered to win the Big Ten title and dictate to the school the terms of his retirement -- not the other way around.
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May 24, 2002
"If we play our best, I would bet on us every dadgum Saturday." Bobby Bowden, Florida State football coach, when asked if the Seminoles' dynasty was over.
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March 31, 1990
Florida State football Coach Bobby Bowden signed a lifetime contract that will pay him $708,669 this year and $690,000 in subsequent years.
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November 6, 1990
Florida State Coach Bobby Bowden suspended Kirk Carruthers, one of the nation's top linebackers, for violating team training rules. Carruthers will be sidelined during Saturday's homecoming game against Cincinnati, Bowden said.
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