Legendary college football coach Bobby Bowden, who lead the Florida State Seminoles to a national titles in 1999 and 1993, addressed the 2012 Wildcat football awards banquet January 6.
BCHS football coach Ryan Sulkowski said this week that his players, who met Coach Bowden before the event, were excited and humbled by the experience.
“That is what the banquet was all about, those kids,” he said. “And to have a speaker of that magnitude in not describable … Our kids were honored that he chose to spend time with us for our special night … He’s a great coach and even better man. Our kids have a memory to take with them for a lifetime.”
Mr. Bowden shared humorous stories and talked about the role that successful athletics programs often play in academic achievement.
And he gave players some words of wisdom to take with them as they prepare to enter adulthood.