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Bowden must take responsibility with glory

In the wake of an academic fraud scandal at Florida State, Bobby Bowden must accept responsibility. Story

Updated: March 20, 2009, 3:13 PM ET
By Jemele Hill | Page 2

One of the reasons Bobby Bowden is considered a legend is because of his integrity.

He is a deeply religious man who believes in doing the right thing. The harshest words he probably ever used were "dadgummit."

Because so many people naturally like Bowden and have come to think of him as one of the grandfathers of college football, I'm not surprised some find it distasteful that the NCAA committee on infractions might force Bowden to vacate 14 victories in connection ...

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