Source: Tom D’Angelo, Palm Beach Post 
Bobby Bowden, who turns 84 on Nov. 8, accepted the invitation for Bobby Bowden weekend, which starts Friday in Tallahassee and concludes Saturday with Bowden planting the spear on the field named in his honor before the No. 2 Seminoles play North Carolina State.
“It’s was important to me all along to make that call,” Eric Barron said. “I knew there needed to be a little bit of space for a lot of different reasons.”