The Daily Chop Jan 1, 2010
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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
Game Day Central
As kickoff approaches for the final game of legendary Head Coach Bobby Bowdens career, Seminoles.com has you covered with everything you will need for the big game.
After 34 seasons, Bobby Bowden to coach his final game at Florida State
Bowden most proud of the lives he changed
Florida State icon Bobby Bowden seeks win over West Virginia in coaching finale at Gator Bowl
Bobby Bowden's final game at Florida State has arrived. After 34 years at Florida State and his 44 years as a head coach, Bowden will lead...
FSU prepares for Gator Bowl goodbye
More than a character, Bowden is a man of character
Final game for a legend
This New Year's Day matchup between the Seminoles and the Mountaineers is as much about saluting an enduring icon of college football as it is about the result of the game itself.
Bowden's grand finale
Bobby Bowden walks the Florida State sideline for the final time in today's Gator Bowl. No, it's not like he's been a ball of fire over there during the past decade or so, but still, it'll be strange in coming years to glance over there and not see him overseeing his team's efforts.
A look back before Bowden's final game
Florida State football coach Bobby Bowden reminisces about his days with the Seminoles.
Florida State's Bobby Bowden completes 56 seasons of coaching — with never a sign of burnout
Gator Bowl: Bowden: It's all about the man
Reflecting on Florida State coach Bobby Bowden
Weighing in on Bowden
Current and former Florida State players, along with other notable sports figures, on their favorite memories of the legendary coach:
Bowden, Bryant the same yet different
Legendary college football coach, player say farewell Friday
Florida State coach never forgot his state roots
Bobby Bowden's legacy lingers locally
From former players to the Seminole legend's personal friends, Pensacolians feel the impact of Bobby Bowden's departure
After all these years, Bowden's never at a loss for words
Once it was FSU-who? — a 'cupcake' team and that coach
FSU Players Give Thanks Before Bowden's Finale
Florida State players want to win one for Bobby
Gator Bowl matchup is as much about saluting Bobby Bowden as who wins
Bobby Bowden's book of lists: His top five wins, quotes, trick plays and other highlights
Bobby Bowden: His 10 greatest moments
The All-Bowden Team
A position-by-position look at the top Seminole football players from the Bobby Bowden era.
The All-Bobby Bowden team
To those who know him best, Florida State coach Bobby Bowden's iconic status is more about the man than the coach
Bobby Bowden hoping pregame walk into the stadium actually leads into the stadium
Gator Bowl a bittersweet event for Bowdens
Bowden, Meyer bring in New Year in different ways
Seminoles fans set to cheer coach Bowden on — one last time
Fans recount their best Bobby Bowden memories
Recollections of Florida State's legendary coach
Readers say goodbye to FSU's Bobby Bowden
Daunting task for Bobby Bowden's successor
Billy Smith has your back
Florida State offensive line coach Rick Trickett on what makes West Virginia’s 3-3-5 defense so difficult
Florida State linebacker Dekoda Watson, cornerback Patrick Robinson headed to Senior Bowl
Seminoles land five-star recruit
Palm Beach All-American safety Matt Elam commits to FSU
Palm Beach Gardens Dwyer ATH Matt Elam dumps Gators for Seminoles
Report: Gators lose top recruit to Florida State
Florida State picks up a big commitment ... from a one-time Florida commitment
Five-star Elam switches commitment to FSU
Matt Elam, the area’s No. 1 recruit, headed to Florida State
Florida fallout: Elam to FSU
Kenny Shaw looks like he's ready to become part of Seminole Nation
2009 in review - Part II
UP NEXT - WEST VIRGINIA:
Florida State vs. West Virginia matchups
Gator Bowl preview
Konica Minolta Gator Bowl preview
Gator Bowl | Who has the edge?
Gator Bowl: No. 16 West Virginia (9-3) vs. Florida State (6-6)
Florida State vs. West Virginia: What you need to know and a prediction
Gator Bowl Attendance Expected to Surpass Super Bowl
Mountaineers feel they have been slighted
Attention at game focuses on Bowden
End of an era
Mountaineers looking to spoil Bowden's farewell
Gator Bowl notebook: Mountaineers looking to continue bowl win streak
Gator Bowl notebook: Pajcic, Lyon and Golic are inducted in Hall of Fame
Updated Gator Bowl forecast: Rain likely in Jacksonville
No. 22 Florida State Cruises Past Alabama A&M, 81-34
Deividas Dulkys matched his career high with 19 points
'Noles ring in new year with easy win
No. 22 Seminoles smother overmatched Bulldogs in 81-34 win
Some of the warts are still plainly visible. The perimeter play has to get better and the turnover problems need to be resolved if finding a perch near the top of the ACC is going to happen.
Noles tune-up for the ACC by ripping A&M
FSU Finishes 2009 In Impressive Fashion
Dulkys leads FSU in easy win
United Faith, Miller win Glaxo
For the second year in a row, Word of God played from behind in the championship game of the GlaxoSmithKline Holiday Invitational Tournament.
'NOLES IN THE PROS:
Mientkiewicz Hopes For Health in 2010
OTHER FSU NEWS:
Recession Hits Some Sciences Hard At Florida State University
ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
Georgia Tech linebacker Malcolm Munroe happy to be home, warm for FedEx Orange Bowl
Another ex-Spider joins Virginia staff
Hokies roll big over Vols
Virginia Tech tops Tennessee by 20-plus points in Chick-fil-A Bowl New Year's Eve blowout.
Hokies rip Vols in Chick-fil-A Bowl
Hokies RB far from a backup
Va. Tech fans warm to shorter trip to Chick-fil-A Bowl
Playing the Vols made this a can't-miss game for many Hokies, even if it wasn't played in Miami.
Ranking the ACC going into conference play
No. 4 Florida State (12-2).
Blue Devils shake Quakers at Cameron
A routine Duke basketball win against an overmatched opponent had a different vibe for senior guard Jon Scheyer, and not because of his own unusual statistics.
Terps' resolution: No more blemishes
Shortcomings came to surface against William & Mary
Coach confirms Montrose Christian guard no longer committed to Terps
Guard Terrence Ross has withdrawn his commitment and is now considering Kansas, Kentucky, Duke and UM, coach Stu Vetter says
Pack finds zone
If N.C. State can learn to finish like it starts, the Wolfpack will be in business.
Scott glad to be back on court
The 6-foot-9 junior scored 10 points and grabbed seven rebounds in 23 minutes off the bench.
Never too late
Stewart, Aminu come through in final minutes
OTHER FOOTBALL/BASKETBALL/BASEBALL/MISC NEWS:
2009-10 Bowl schedule
Bowl Preview Capsules
Plenty of upsets coming New Year's Day
More teams in bowl games than an NCAA basketball tournament
Anti-BCS sentiment makes college football playoff inevitable
ASU adds LB/DE for 18th commitment
Tigers, Wildcats have plenty in common
The stereotype of SEC and Big Ten teams being different by design doesn't hold for today's game.
Ex-Gator QB Newton headed to Auburn
UConn places conference call; USC answers
The Big East's Huskies are eager to see how they stack up with an SEC team
Florida looking to 'finish the right way'
GRAND FINALE: Gators set for Distraction Bowl
Sugar Bowl: Florida vs. Cincinnati matchups
For four years, Tim Tebow has been a constant source of strength and stability for UF's football team. Now, he is leaving, and all that remains is uncertainty.
Sugar Bowl: Missionary work, service define Tebow
Meyer remembers days at Cincinnati
Gators coach Urban Meyer admits hiding truth on health issues
Just whom is Urban protecting?
Can Meyer really ease up?
Urban Meyer is lost, in denial, and it's not getting any better
Gators' coach isn't being honest with himself about what has caused the mess he created, and it's only hurting both Meyer and Florida.
Iowa Hawkeyes' pre-Orange Bowl blueprint is all focus, hard work
Insight Bowl: Iowa State holds off Minnesota 14-13
Iowa State’s 14-13 victory against Minnesota on Thursday added the final chapter to a successful book started when coach Paul Rhoads said in his first team meeting that the Cyclones would prepare not just to get to a bowl game this season, but to win it
Gray, Gophers drop the ball in Insight Bowl loss to Iowa State
Rhoads has restored the Iowa State 'it' factor
LSU's Chavis gets raise, stays put
Bedford leaving Florida for Louisville
Dobbs leads Mids' rout
The contrast between the players from Navy and Missouri was noticeable throughout the week, as they went through the various activities that led up to the Texas Bowl. The Tigers dwarfed their Midshipmen counterparts - Missouri's 6-foot-5, 240-pound quarterback was bigger than nearly all of Navy'...
Newsmaker of the Year: Terry Bowden
UNA coach's first year brings national attention to Shoals
Success a product of his faith
Zeke Markshausen, whose Northwestern team plays Auburn in the Outback Bowl, is the top pass-catcher on a pass-happy team, which he attributes to his faith.
Sun shines on Sooners
Ryan Broyles set a Sun Bowl record with three touchdown receptions and Landry Jones passed for 416 yards
Oregon and Ohio State: Two foes that rose from bowl oblivion
Ohio State Buckeyes facing an Oregon team that's unpredictable
Put your bet down on Ducks
Oregon Ducks' offense a different kind of animal
In 1917, Oregon changed the game
Capital One Bowl: Joe Paterno still has passion, respect, energy to coach
JoePa imparts life’s lessons
Deflecting stress fuels Paterno's longevity
Lions' Paterno turns in feisty performance
Capital One Bowl: Penn State quarterback Darryl Clark hunts for marquee win to cap his career
Huskies' coach: USF defense has SEC speed
USF's Hester nears end
Vols continue their rocky drop
Another disaster in Atlanta for Vols
UT defense has big hits, not enough big plays
UT offensive line can't solve Virginia Tech
Jonathan Crompton taken to hospital after game
UT's Eric Berry says yes to NFL riches
TCU's Patterson wins Bobby Dodd award
Leach rips Adam and Craig James and Tech in first interview
Tech assistant who criticized James offers support
E-mails show rocky relationship
ASU falls short vs. UCLA
Hoyas open Big East play with win
Georgetown grinds out 66-59 win over St. John's
Donations for Pauley Pavilion renovations increase
Two donations of $100,000 and a recent uptick in gifts for the $185-million project, which would add an outer concourse, wider stairs and more seats to the arena.
Rested Vanderbilt wins by 38
Holiday break doesn't hurt
Vols display basketball prowess, beat Memphis
USC stops Arizona in Pac-10 opener
Mountaineers facing test in the Midwest
No. 6 WVU faces No. 4 Purdue in battle of unbeatens
Badgers rough up Ohio St. in Big Ten opener
Tampa Hoops: Jacksonville squad stuns national powerhouse St. Anthony
MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:
Sparano backs assistants
Miami Dolphins teammates see steady growth in quarterback Chad Henne
Despite overall record, Bucs want to finish strong
Poor shooting takes fizz out of Dallas Mavericks in loss to Rockets
Dallas Mavericks can finish No. 1 in the West ... and here's how
Magic plan to start 2010 with Matt Barnes in lineup
Wade falters in blowout
Dwyane Wade was held to 16 points and committed seven turnovers as the Heat was dealt its worst loss of the season by the Spurs despite 26 points by forward Michael Beasley.
Kendrick Perkins is putting himself -- and his team -- at risk for late-season suspensions if he continues his unruly behavior.
Top 10 Rays moments of a historic decade
NHL returns to the ice pond
The Philadelphia Flyers and Boston Bruins will play in the Winter Classic on Friday at Fenway Park.
AT & T cuts ties with Tiger Woods
Woods will not be the host of 2010 PGA Tour event.
Bill From Tampa
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