Florida State Fired Bobby Bowden, He Was Just Graceful Enough To Accept

Posted by Burton DeWitt on November-30-2009 Add Comments

Let's cut out all the wish-wash and euphemisms and get straight to the point.

Florida State fired Bobby Bowden Monday morning, sacked him, canned him, showed him the door. Pick your phrase. But please don't say Bobby Bowden retired.

Because Bobby Bowden did not retire, did not step down.. At the very least, he did not chose to chose to end it.

No, Florida State president T.K. Wetherell fired Bowden, made the decision for Bowden, and for Wetherell's sake, Bowden complied.

According to various reports, Wetherell and athletic director Randy Spetman met with Bowden this morning and gave him two choices: retire or come back as head coach in name only.

If he did the previous, they would say it was his...

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