SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) _ Florida State coach Bobby Bowden says
college football players haven't changed a lot since his first head
coaching job in 1959.
Bowden, who was enshrined today in the College Football Hall of
Fame, says the biggest difference with players Saturday is they're
When he became head coach at Samford in 1959 he says a 200-pound lineman was considered big. Now 300-pound linemen are average.
They may be bigger, but Bowden says Saturday college football
players aren't as tough as they were decades ago.
Bowden was enshrined Saturday in the South Bend hall with 19 other
Some other enshrinees included Former FAMU Head Football coach Billy Joe, former FSU Quarterback Charlie Ward, Former Gators Running Back Emmitt Smith, Virginia Tech Defensive End Bruce Smith, and former Valdosta State Jessie Tuggle.
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