FSU coach Bowden will retire after bowl game

Tuesday, December 1, 2009 - 3:13pm

Florida State coach Bobby Bowden will end his 44-year coaching career after the Seminoles play in a bowl game.

Bowden will retire as the second winningest coach in major-college football behind Penn State's Joe Paterno. The 80-year-old Bowden has won 388 games in his career at Samford, West Virginia and Florida State, where he spent the last 34 seasons.