Bobby Bowden Named Keynote Speaker at FCA’S 2015 Back to School Kickoff Rally on Aug. 15 in Thibodaux


THIBODAUX, La. — Former Florida State Seminoles football coach, Bobby Bowden, has been named the keynote speaker at the Fellowship of Christian Athletes’ 2015 Back to School Kickoff Rally on Aug. 15 to be held at the Thibodaux Civic Center, located at 310 N Canal Blvd in Thibodaux. Source:

It’s the first event of its kind to be held in Thibodaux, and Ben Jones, metro area director for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, said there are few people who can measure up to Bowden’s stature. “Only Archie Manning and Tony Dungy really come to mind,” Jones said. “It’s a pretty small circle. With (Bowden), every college coach knows who he is. To have someone like him come to the area is just phenomenal.”

Watch Bobby Bowden speaking to Liberty University in Jan. 2015

Bowden knows how to wow a crowd with his anecdotes and football stories amd at the same time he also delivers an important message of being available to God. Bowden is a man of strong faith and credits his relationship with God for his many football successes. He also trumpeted the FCA organization and it’s positive effects on the lives of young people and is a frequent speaker for FCA functions across the country.

Bowden’s personality and charm are bigger than life and he has become somewhat of a folk hero. An engaging motivational speaker, Bowden is constantly in demand and most of his free evenings will find him on the speaking circuit. His off-season travel schedule would exhaust anyone. He is a devout Christian and on most Sunday mornings you will usually find him speaking at the pulpit of a church somewhere in the south. If you would like to book football legendary coach, Bobby Bowden for a speaking engagement or appearance, contact Bobby Bowden’s booking agent at Christian Speakers 360 for appearance & speaker fees or call 1.600.966.1380.

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