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Former FSU coach Bobby Bowden tests positive for COVID-19, per report

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JACKSONVILLE, FL - JANUARY 01: Head coach Bobby Bowden of the Florida State Seminoles watches his team take on the West Virginia Mountaineers during the Konica Minolta Gator Bowl on January 1, 2010 in Jacksonville, Florida. Florida State defeated West Virginia 33-21 in Bobby Bowden's last game as a head coach for the Seminoles. (Photo by Doug Benc/Getty Images)

Bobby Bowden, the legendary coach of the Florida State Seminoles, tested positive for COVID-19, according to a report by the Tallahassee Democrat.

The newspaper reported Bowden, 90, learned of his diagnosis a day after being discharged from the hospital where he underwent treatment for a leg infection.

Bowden told the newspaper he feels fine and has not shown any symptoms. He says he'll quarantine at home.

Bowden spent 40 years in college football. He became the head coach at Florida State in 1976 before his firing in 2009. He led the university to an AP National Title in 1993 and the BCS National Championship in 1999.



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