Bobby Bowden, Florida State Should Stay Home on New Year’s Day

Posted by Jim Folsom on December-4-2009 Add Comments

To coach Bobby Bowden: Thank you for everything you've done for the game, the state of Florida, Florida State University, and the fans.

The game won't be the same without you. College football is the best sport in America, and you greatly helped establish that.

Which brings me to my point.

New Year's Day is the best day of the year. The top teams in college football match up in the biggest games. Though it's been watered down in recent years and is not what it once was, the day is still reserved for the best in the game.

I understand you wanting to coach your last game in Florida. But don't do it on New Year's Day. New Year's Day is not for .500 teams. It just isn't. Not even for you, Bobby.

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