So Bobby is afraid of becoming irrelevant. Someone might want to clue him in.
"And the most important thing Bowden wants you to know that his greatest fear about leaving coaching–even surpassing the fears of his own mortality–has not come true.
'I thought that once I quit coaching nobody would be interested in what I had to say,' said Bowden when we talked by phone on Saturday. 'As it turns out, they still want to listen.' "
And then there is this mystery:
"I wasn’t ready to go out. I wanted to keep the battle going with Joe Paterno (for most career wins)," Bowden said. "But once the NCAA took those (14) wins away, it was over. But I’m not looking back. I don’t coach football any more but I haven’t retired. I want to stay busy."