Yesterday, news from Tallahassee emerged that former Florida State head coach Bobby Bowden had been diagnosed with a terminal disease, leading to an outpouring of support from all over the country:
Praying for Coach Bowden and his entire family! Incredible man who is loved by so many and the Nole Family is with him.— Mike Norvell (@Coach_Norvell) July 21, 2021
Mike Leach: “Coach (Bobby) Bowden is a tremendous person. He has been an example for all of us. He made us all want to coach when we were younger"— Brett McMurphy (@Brett_McMurphy) July 21, 2021
Today’s news made this day even that much more special ❤️ https://t.co/KU8ag2w8d1— Danny Kanell (@dannykanell) July 21, 2021
Praying for Coach Bowden. Tough news to read, but one thing I know is Coach has touch so many lives, mine included. Winning the 2009 Gator Bowl championship for Coach is an accomplishment I’ll never forget. A great coach, but a better man! @FSUFootball— EJ Manuel (@EJManuel3) July 21, 2021
Coach Bowden I love you, appreciate you and you blessed me as a player and helped me become a man. I’m truly praying for your health and your family. God bless u Coach. pic.twitter.com/csGEhjKMyW— COACH PRIME (@DeionSanders) July 21, 2021
Statement from Director of Athletics David Coburn pic.twitter.com/pHvEnUC7eR— FSU Seminoles (@Seminoles) July 21, 2021
“One of the greatest to ever coach.”— Tomahawk Nation (@TomahawkNation) July 21, 2021
Jimbo Fisher shares thoughts on Bobby Bowden: pic.twitter.com/UPODtZgfX5
Thinking about @TheBobbyBowden tonight and praying for his family. I am forever grateful to play for one of the greatest coaches and people to ever be a part of football.— Christian Ponder (@cponder7) July 21, 2021
2023 quarterback and FSU target Chris Parson makes a decision on his school today — the Seminoles are the presumed favorite for the services of Terrell Buckley’s cousin. You can read, watch or listen to our recent interview with him here.
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Preseason accolades continue, with tight end Camm McDonald being nominated for the AFCA Good Works Team, while running backs Lawrance Toafili and Jashaun Corbin earned Doak Walker watch list nods.
Could we see a consistent 2-QB system from Florida State this year?— Bryant McFadden (@BMac_SportsTalk) July 21, 2021
"We are going to put our playmakers in a position to make plays" is what @Coach_Norvell told me on @ATCoveredPod. #NolesNation make sure you check this one out! https://t.co/Y1vn1tywGF pic.twitter.com/7o2NtelZro
OK, my preseason All-ACC ballot… I leaned toward guys I think are going to have the best years rather than just past production, which should give y’all plenty to yell at me about. Have at it! pic.twitter.com/xV0pNXTZ5v— ️♈️ (@ADavidHaleJoint) July 21, 2021
Supplemental 1st-rder Matheu Nelson signs w/@Reds for $2,095,800 (full pick 35 value). Florida State C, tied for NCAA D-I lead w/23 HR, ACC player of year. Obvious power, improved behind plate this spring. @MLBDraft— Jim Callis (@jimcallisMLB) July 21, 2021