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Bobby Bowden released from hospital after coronavirus treatment

The former Florida State coach spent a week hospitalized in Tallahassee.

Former Florida State football coach Bobby Bowden was released from a hospital Thursday after being treated for the coronavirus

The 90-year-old college Hall of Famer was home after a weeklong stay at Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare, Bowden family friend Kim Shiff said.

He was hospitalized Oct. 6, three days after testing positive for the virus. He had received word of the positive test a few days after returning to his Tallahassee home from a lengthy hospital stay for a leg infection.

Bowden told the Tallahassee Democrat this week that he was “doing good” and expected to be released soon.

Bowden coached Florida State for 34 years and is second on the career victories list in major-college football with 357, behind the late Joe Paterno of Penn State. His teams won national championships in 1993 and 1999.

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