Bobby Bowden vs Bear Bryant

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Football Player, Coache
$14 Million
Net worth 2018
Sportspersons
Industry
Sportspersons
Birmingham, Alabama
Residence
Fordyce
United States
Country
United States
08/11/1929
BirthDay
11/09/1913
Died On
January 26, 1983
University of Alabama (1953) Woodlawn High School Samford University
Education
University of Alabama
NET WORTH STATISTIC
TIMELINE
2010

The Over the Mountain Touchdown Club of Birmingham, Alabama, named the National Collegiate Coach of the Year Award after him and on March 21, 2010, the award was presented for the first time

2009

On December 1, 2009, he announced his retirement from the Florida State University

1999

In 1999, in the famous ‘The Bowden Bowl’ football game, this legendary coach and his son coached teams, playing against each other

1976

In 1976, he joined the Florida State University again as the head coach

1965

He left the Florida State University in 1965 to coach at the West Virginia University and became its head coach in 1969

1962

After leaving South Georgia College he returned to Howard Collage and stayed there till 1962, before joining the Florida State University as an assistant coach

1956

He then became the Athletic Director and also served as the head football, baseball, and basketball coach for South Georgia College from 1956 to 1958

1954

From 1954 to 1955, Bowden served as the assistant football coach and head track and field coach at the Howard College Birmingham, Alabama

1953

He graduated in 1953, from the Howard College, present day Samford University

1949

Bowden married his childhood sweetheart Ann Estock, on April 1, 1949

1988

Bryant Museum was opened in the campus of the University of Alabama in 1988 in his honor

1983

He died of a heart attack in 1983 within weeks of his retirement

1979

Alabama beat Penn State 14-7 in 1979 to win the national championship

1977

1 Southern California in Los Angeles in 1977 and also beat the Buckeyes in 1978 and finished the season 11-1

1970

Bringing about this change enabled him to make the latter half of 1970s a successful one for Alabama

1966

The team went undefeated in 1966 and beat the Nebraska team 34-7 in the Sugar Bowl

1961

Alabama played in the Super Bowl in 1961 and went 11-0

1956

In spite of an inauspicious start, he led the team to victory in the Southwest Conference championship with a score of 34-21 in 1956

1954

He was offered the head coaching position at Texas A&M University in 1954

1950

He coached the team for eight seasons during which he led them to victories in the Southern Conference (1950) and Sugar Bowl (1950)

1946

He was appointed the football coach at the University of Kentucky in 1946

1945

In 1945, Bryant became the head coach of the Maryland Terrapins

1944

He reached the rank of Lieutenant Commander and was discharged from the Navy in 1944

1936

He became a coach at the Union University in Jackson after his graduation in 1936

1935

He married Mary Harmon in 1935 and had two children with her

1934

In spite of having played in his school’s 1934 National Championship team and being selected by the Brooklyn Dodgers in the 1936 NFL Draft, he never played professionally

1930

He helped his team win the 1930 Arkansas state football championship during his senior season and earned a scholarship to play for the University of Alabama in 1931