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FSU great Bobby Bowden diagnosed with terminal medical condition

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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 former Florida State football coach who led the Seminoles to two national titles, has been diagnosed with a terminal medical condition, the Tallahassee Democrat reported.

"I've always tried to serve God's purpose for my life, on and off the field, and I am prepared for what is to come," Bowden said in a statement shared with the Democrat. "My wife Ann and our family have been life's greatest blessing. I am at peace."

Bowden's health began deteriorating after he tested positive for COVID-19 last October, according to the Tallahassee Democrat. His family has asked for privacy as he deals with his health.

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