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Bobby Bowden Says He's Tested Positive For Coronavirus

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Bobby Bowden honored by the Florida Legislature

Former Florida State University and hall of fame football coach Bobby Bowden says he’s tested positive for the coronavirus. The 91-year-old has told other media outlets he believes he contracted the virus during a recent hospital stay over a leg infection.

Bowden tested positive for the virus last week and is planning to be tested again. He told the Tallahassee Democrat that he doesn’t have much energy but is otherwise feeling okay.

Bowden retired from FSU in 2009. He won two national championships and a dozen division titles.

He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame and is among the winningest coaches in college football.

Current Seminole’s football coach Mike Norvell recently completed a 14-day quarantine after testing positive for COVID-19.