Remembering Bobby Bowden Special Report

Published: Aug. 10, 2021 at 10:29 AM EDT|Updated: Aug. 10, 2021 at 10:38 AM EDT
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) - In this story, you will find every clip from WCTV’s special report on the death of legendary Florida State University football coach Bobby Bowden.

This hour-long special originally aired at 6 p.m. on Sunday, August 8.

Segments from the special include Sports Director Ryan Kelly’s full Bowden obituary, an interview with Voice of the Seminoles Gene Deckerhoff and condolences from former FSU football players and across college football.

The first clip is in the video player at the top of this story. Below, you’ll find the rest of the special in six separate videos.

Gene Deckerhoff shares stories of legendary FSU Coach Bobby Bowden

Gene Deckerhoff shares stories of legendary FSU Coach Bobby Bowden.

FSU President John Thrasher reflects on Bowden’s impact, former players mourn

FSU President John Thrasher spoke on Bowden's impact on the school beyond the football field. Additionally, Bowden's former players chimed in on social media.

Bowden by the numbers, college football coaches send condolences

WCTV showcased Bowden's most legendary stats, and coaches from around college football shared their condolences.

Full Bowden obituary, fans lay flowers at his statue

Sports director Ryan Kelly took a look back at Bowden's legendary career, and Reporter Monica Casey talked to fans who placed flowers at his statue.

Former sportswriter, Bowden assistant Bob Thomas remembers Bobby

Former sports writer and FSU Sports Information Director Bob Thomas joined the WCTV set to share his memories of covering and working with Bobby Bowden.

Looking back at Bobby’s 90th birthday celebration, funeral services announcement

WCTV looks back at Bobby Bowden's 90th birthday celebration. Finally, the special ends with Bowden's funeral arrangements and a closing shot of Doak Campbell.

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