After some subpar seasons, Bobby Bowden knows his Florida State offense has a lot to prove.
While at FSU, Chuck Amato learned defenses built on speed win titles and that's what he now has at NC State.
The fact Bobby Bowden's lost five in a row to rival Miami makes him want a win that much more on Friday.
FSU and Bobby Bowden know better then anyone that as long as you just have one loss, you're still alive in the national title race.
The cute nickname is passe. When FSU played Clemson, there's much more at stake than just father vs. son.
With Tommy's future and Bobby's title hopes hanging in the balance, the Bowden Bowl is a serious affair.