October 5, 2009 |
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.