Bobby Bowden Coaching Tree

The College Football Coaching Tree

College Jobs

South Georgia State Head Coach (1956-1958)
Howard College (now Samford University) Head Coach (1959-1962)
West Virginia (1970-1975)
Florida State Head Coach (1976-2009)

Additional Resources

Bobby Bowden Home Page

Bobby Bowden Coaching Tree Roots

College Roots

Harold “Red” Drew
Played at Alabama for Drew (1948)

Earl Gartman
Played quarterback and running back at Howard (now Samford) for Gartman (1949-1952)

William C. “Bill” White
Offensive coordinator at Howard (now Samford) under White (1954)

Howard Foote
Offensive coordinator at Howard (now Samford) under Foote (1955)

Bill Peterson
Wide receivers coach at Florida State under Peterson (1963-1965)

Jim Carlen
Offensive coordinator at West Virginia under Carlen (1966-1969)

Bobby Bowden Coaching Tree Branches

Terry Bowden
Salem Head Coach (1983-1985)
Samford Head Coach (1987-1992)
Auburn Head Coach (1993-1998)
North Alabama Head Coach (2009-2011)
Akron Head Coach (2012-present)

Tommy Bowden
Tulane Head Coach (1997-1998)
Clemson Head Coach (1999-2008)

Jimbo Fisher
Florida State Head Coach (2010-present)

Rick Stockstill
Middle Tennessee Head Coach (2006-present)


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