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The Bowden Dynasty: A Story of Faith, Family and Football - An Insiders Account

Paperback|Jan 2017
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: From 1987 to 2000 the Florida State Seminoles won the hearts of America and thrilled their fans with fourteen consecutive ten-win, top-five seasons. In seven of those seasons they lost only one game. More often than not, the players'...


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From 1987 to 2000 the Florida State Seminoles won the hearts of America and thrilled their fans with fourteen consecutive ten-win, top-five seasons. In seven of those seasons they lost only one game. More often than not, the players' quest for a perfect season came down to one play where mere inches or seconds determined the outcome.

This special collection of essays spotlights the extraordinary strength of Coach Bobby Bowden's leadership and character, providing entertaining insight into the national landscape surrounding Florida State football in the fourteen-year dynasty era.

Author Charlie Barnes served as executive director and senior vice president of Seminole Boosters until his retirement in 2012. He and Coach Bowden traveled together on the annual Seminole Booster banquet-and-golf circuit (The Bobby Bowden Tour) for more than thirty years. Charlie Barnes was also the voice of the boosters, and his articles appeared in the Report to Boosters, Unconquered Magazine, the Florida State Times, the Tallahassee Democrat, and more.

Coach Bobby Bowden and his son Steve also teamed together to provide Bobby's insights on each of the fourteen years of the dynasty for this book, which is a companion to the feature documentary film The Bowden Dynasty.


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PRODUCT DETAIL
  • Catalogue Code 472490
  • Product Code 9781424554355
  • ISBN 1424554357
  • EAN 9781424554355
  • Pages 464
  • Department General Books
  • Category Biography
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Broadstreet Publishing
  • Publication Date Jan 2017
  • Sales Rank 69752
  • Dimensions 216 x 140 x 28mm
  • Weight 0.542kg

Charlie Barnes

Charlie Barnes was senior vice president and executive director of the Seminole Boosters until his retirement in 2012. He and Coach Bobby Bowden travelled together on the annual Seminole Booster banquet-and-golf circuit for more than 30 years, building up the Seminole Boosters organization. Barnes is a popular writer and speaker and is a featured columnist for the Seminole Boosters Unconquered magazine. He and his wife, Connie, are both alumni of Florida State University.

Bobby Bowden

Bobby Bowden is known as much for his affable charm as he isBobby Bowden is known as much for his affable charm as he is for his championship teams. Having coached young men in "se for his championship teams. Having coached young men in "seven" decades, he is the second-winningest coach in major colven" decades, he is the second-winningest coach in major college football history. Bowden guided Florida State Universitlege football history. Bowden guided Florida State University to more than three hundred victories, two national champioy to more than three hundred victories, two national champioC

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