October 27, 1998 |
Former Auburn coach Terry Bowden says Athletic Director David Housel told him there was "virtually no way" he could save his job as coach, prompting his resignation. Bowden, in a story Monday in The Birmingham News, said he had no choice but to quit, even though Housel urged him to stay on through the end of the season. "I was going to wait as long as I could to see if maybe my athletic director or president could work something out," Bowden said.
November 27, 1998 |
Tulane Coach Tommy Bowden is scheduled to meet with Clemson officials today about the Tigers' head coaching vacancy. Bowden is also scheduled to meet today with Tulane President Scott Cowen and Athletic Director Sandy Barbour. The three are expected to discuss Bowden's future, along with facility improvements and revised academic standards.
December 16, 2001 |
Georgia Tech has contacted former Auburn coach and current ABC studio analyst Terry Bowden regarding its coaching opening, according to a report. ESPN reported that Bowden was expected to meet Saturday with Georgia Tech Athletic Director Dave Braine. Bowden's father, Bobby, is the coach at Florida State and brother Tommy is the coach at Clemson. If Bowden, 45, is named the Yellow Jacket coach, there would be three Bowdens coaching in the Atlantic Coast Conference.
October 4, 2004 |
Florida State Coach Bobby Bowden was hoping for a big play. He wound up with a big problem. When Bowden called a bootleg on freshman quarterback Drew Weatherford's first college play, the plan went awry: Weatherford sprained his ankle, leaving the Seminoles with only one healthy quarterback. It was one of the few tough spots for the No. 8-ranked Seminoles (3-1) in a 38-16 victory over North Carolina on Saturday.
December 28, 1996 |
If anyone should be happy about arriving at a bowl game, shouldn't it be Bobby Bowden? The 66-year-old Florida State coach is riding one of the great streaks in sports. He has won 11 consecutive bowl games, is 13-0-1 in bowls dating to 1982, and has not lost a bowl game since an 18-17 defeat against Oklahoma in the 1980 Orange Bowl. Yet, as his No. 1 Florida State team arrived in New Orleans on Friday for Thursday's Sugar Bowl, Bowden repeated his disdain for having to play No.
September 17, 2003 |
Former Auburn coach Terry Bowden said on tape two years ago that boosters were funneling thousands of dollars to players when he became coach in 1993, a time when the Tigers already were on NCAA probation. "They were paying players cash, $12,000, $15,000 to sign," Bowden said on a recording reviewed by Associated Press. "All I was told to do was shake hands and say, 'Thank you. I appreciate how much you love Auburn.'