Legendary Florida State coach Bobby Bowden launched from hospital | NCAA Soccer


Legendary former Florida State soccer coach Bobby Bowden, 89, is house after spending the four-day Thanksgiving weekend within the hospital with pneumonia, the Tallahassee Democrat reported.

“I really feel fairly good however somewhat weak — simply not very sturdy,” a raspy-voiced Bowden informed the Democrat from his house. “I don’t have any aches or pains, in order that’s good. The physician informed me to take it simple this week.”

Bowden was admitted Thanksgiving Day to Tallahassee Memorial Hospital and launched Sunday.

He mentioned he spent Saturday watching faculty soccer, beginning at midday ET with the Florida State-Florida recreation at Doak Campbell Stadium.

That could not have made him really feel significantly better.

“I watched it till I had seen sufficient,” Bowden mentioned.

The Seminoles misplaced, 41-14, ending their NCAA-best bowl streak that started in 1982 and assuring FSU (5-7) of its first shedding season since 1976, Bowden’s first 12 months as head coach.

However he added that Florida State followers should be affected person within the wake of coach Willie Taggart’s first season, reminding them that after that 5-6 season in ’76 he went on to go 304–97–four on the college as a part of a Corridor of Fame teaching profession.

“There’s just one factor to resolve it,” Bowden mentioned of the Seminoles’ struggles. “Recruiting.”

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