In remembrance, some photos of Bobby Bowden

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  1. Democratic Nole

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    Take a look and soak the moment in.........

    1979; Representative J. Harold Thompson with FSU coach Bobby Bowden as the House honors Bowden and the FSU Seminoles : Tallahassee, Florida
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    1983 at Florida Field
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    1985; Bobby with Danny McManus
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    1985; Bobby with Danny McManus and Wayne Hogan
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    1985; Bobby with Chip Ferguson
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    1985
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    1985
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    1989; Bobby with Pat Tomberlin
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    1987
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    1986
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    1986
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    1980; Bobby with sons Tommy, Jeff, and Terry
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    1999; Bobby with Peter Warrick after the 2nd National Championship
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    Coach Robert C. Bowden of Florida State University (1976-2009)
     
  2. phred2

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    great pics. thanks for sharing.
     
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    got tears in my eyes... thanks Bobby.
     
  4. okoutlaw9399

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    Great thread! Love the pics.
     
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    We were all younger 25 years ago, weren't we? Can't believe that picture in New Orleans with P-Dub was 10 years ago. Seems like only yesterday....
     
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    Great pics. Thanks for sharing.
     
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    One of the greatest coaches of all time! We will miss you Mr Bowden! You will always be in our hearts! Great Pics!
     
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    I had "Glory Days" playing in my head while looking at that.

    Thanks for the trip down memory lane.

    BTW, whose the guy that looks like Kenny "The Snake" Stabler in the B/W photo from 1986?
     
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    I have wanted him gone for a few years now, but now that the time has come, I don't hold any grudge. I think that's how most fans will be once it actually happens. Bad feelings will heal over time.
     
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    Great pics and nice memories. Thanks so much bobby for all you have done for us.
     
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    Great thread, thanks for posting these. That picture with Bobby, the crystal football and PW will be how I choose to remember him and his time at FSU.
     
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    its so sad to see this day come but its all for the best.

    bless you Bobby, you've meant the world to us fans and will always be the class act of this sport.
     
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    I think I like the one on the couch the best.

    He's wearing that hideous outfit, but just doesn't give a chit. He knows he's got everyone's respect, and has the Heisman there where most people would have a dish of candy or something. It's just the Heisman, no big deal.

    And it epitomizes him as a coach and person, no stress, no worry, no yelling, no anger, just laid back and in control.
     
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    Wait. Is that The Rock? If so, when was this? Is there video of this somewhere? I bet those two would work great off of each other. They are both great with quick one liners.


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    That was an emotional experience. Thank you.
     
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    Tomberlin is a HUGE man!!
     
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    Thanks a lot for posting this man. Great pics, and memories.
     
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    I figured the ABC mic he was holding would've tipped him off, guess not lol.
     
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    these are awesome! Thanks
     
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    Thank you for the post.
     
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    Thanks Dem. for the pics. Damn I'm a little shook after going through the pics. BOBBY YOU WILL BE MISSED.
     
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    Thank you Coach Bowden....You are Flordia State Football.

    You're a class act!
     
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    awesome thread.
     
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    Thank you Coach, for everything you've done for FSU. You will be missed and this is truly a sad day.
     
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    That's the most arrogant thing posted on these boards - ever!!!! Grudge, indeed.
     
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    Love the short shorts
     
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    Great post. Since I arrived on campus in 87 he made me proud to be a Seminole. He made me laugh and he provided a great product that has entertained me and my family for years. Sad to see him go. I'm not going to bash the man now.
     
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    Great pics....

    just one question though. Why are the pics from the 80s in black and white[​IMG]
     
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    No matter how you feel about our situation this is a sad day for all Seminoles.
     
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    I'll miss him but it's clear his days are done. Thanks for everything you've done for this program. I don't think the situation he's leaving the program in is that bad or can't be fixed pretty quickly.
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    Thanks for the photos. I had tears in my eyes going through them. What a great ride we had with him as our coach, until recently. I will miss him.
     
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    Great Pics
     
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    The GREATEST Coach of all time IMO! Forever FSU, forever remembered! God Bless you Bobby!
     
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    Those shorts look great on him!
     
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    Nice memories!! Check out Mark Richt (face partially covered) in that 1985 photo when he was a G.A.
     
  40. Democratic Nole

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    All of the photos except that last couple are from the Florida Photographic Collection. I suspect many are black and white because they are from the newspapers, which only use to print in black and white.
     
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    Wet eyes.
     
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    I will be there at his final bowl game. Whatever Bobby does, I hope that he will be happy and never have any regrets. This fan loves you for all that you've done for FSU.
     
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    God bless you bobby. fsu will always remember you as bama does the bear and penn state does joe pa. that's some pretty good company by gosh. is that kenny stabler in one of the pics with white hair and the florida state staff shirt on? if not, sure looks like him.
     
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    Great pics. We won't ever see these times again. There will be good times for sure but not as great as these. The "business of football' has come to Florida State.
     
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    Keep adding pics to this thread and ALWAYS KEEP THIS THREAD PINNED!!! I saved all these pics on my phone, thank you OP and thank you Coach! Much love!
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    I like the picture with Mark Richt

    Who knew he'd grow up to be a millionaire?
     
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    Thanks for the pics. Thank you Bobby for the long and wonderful trip in life. Thank you Bobby for helping me grow up and become a man.
     
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    Priceless
     
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    Definitely is Stabler. Thanks for the pics/
     
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    GREAT PICS........i graduated h/s 1987.....im from mass where football was not that big b4 doug flutie came along....after watching fsu play they were my team no bones about it!!! and have been to this day...thanks for all the great memories bobby...we'll always love you!!
     
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