Legendary former Florida State football coach Bobby Bowden has tested positive for COVID-19, the Tallahassee Democrat reported on Monday.
Coach Bobby Bowden, 90,has tested positive for COVID-19. Just talked to coach and OK’d me to share. Says he feels good, and sounds good. Getting retested today. Tested positive following recent release from hospital for leg infection. Look for my story
— Jim Henry (@JimHenryTALLY) October 5, 2020
Per the report, Bowden, 90, received the positive test as he battled an infection that stemmed from surgery on his leg.
Bowden joined the Seminoles’ program in 1976 and remained as the team’s coach through the 2009 season. He posted a 315-98-4 record with Florida State and guided the school to two national titles (1993, 1999) and 12 ACC championships (1992-2000, 2002-03, 2005).
Bowden was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2006.