Sad news is going around for Hall of Fame college football coach Bobby Bowden, who has announced that he has at terminal illness.
When the 91-year-old made a statement on Wednesday, he sounded at ease with his diagnosis.
“I’ve always tried to serve God’s purpose for my life, on and off the field, and I am prepared for what is to come,” Bowden said in the statement. “My wife Ann and our family have been life’s greatest blessing. I am at peace.”
Bowden had had a tremendous coaching career as Florida State’s head coach after winning over 300 games. He was the Seminoles coach from 1976-2009.
Bowden was inducted into the college football Hall of Fame in 2006.