Bobby Bowden remembered for faith, family and football
(AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser) (Mark Wallheiser)TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — (AP) — Bobby Bowden lived life with three guiding principles: faith, family and football. “Coach Bowden saw something in me that no one else saw,” said Dunn, who played at Florida State from 1993-96. He had three 1,000-yard seasons at Florida State and went on to play in the NFL from 1997-2008. “Little did I know coach Bowden had my mom on speakerphone,” Brooks recalled to laughter from the crowd. It all comes down to the leadership of coach Bowden.wftv.com
Bucs fans set to cheer inside, outside Super Bowl stadium
(AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)TAMPA, Fla. – Warren Sapp wishes fans of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers could pack the stands for the first Super Bowl played in a host team’s home stadium. The Bucs won three straight playoff games on the road to become the first team to advance to a Super Bowl in its home stadium. “The Bucs in the Super Bowl with the game at home doesn’t even seem real. "Tom Brady comes to town and it’s basically: `You want to go to the Super Bowl? Super Bowl Sunday will be a travel day for the hockey champions, so they won’t be in town during the game.