CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — There'll be another Bowden at Clemson.
Football spokesman Ross Taylor said Monday that Terry Bowden is joining the program as an unpaid graduate intern as he pursues an...
Akron hires Chattanooga coach Tom Arth to replace Bowden
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Akron has hired Chattanooga coach Tom Arth to replace fired coach Terry Bowden.
The school announced the hiring Friday, nearly two weeks after firing Bowden following a 4-8 season.
Arth coached Chattanooga the past two seasons and had an 11-13 record, including 6-5 this season. He previously coached four seasons at John Carroll, his alma mater, and went 40-8 with three postseason appearances.
Akron fires coach Terry Bowden after 4-8 season
Terry Bowden raised Akron's profile, made the Zips competitive and led them to bowl games over seven seasons. It wasn't enough.
Bowden was fired Sunday, a day after Akron completed a disappointing 4-8 season with a 28-3 loss at South Carolina. The Zips lost their last five games.
Athletic director Larry Williams announced Bowden's dismissal, saying it came after a thorough review of the program in consultation with the school's president and board of trustees.
Bowden, Muschamp renew ties in Akron-South Carolina game
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — When Terry Bowden was coaching Auburn he saw just what he needed in graduate assistant Will Muschamp 23 years ago. So it's no surprise to when that Muschamp has excelled running a program.
He will get see firsthand how much Muschamp has learned this weekend.
Akron rallies in 2nd half for 39-34 upset of Northwestern
EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Entering the game, Terry Bowden was confident his players believed they could win.
That belief never wavered despite a near-disastrous first half.
Kato Nelson tossed two touchdown passes, Alvin Davis returned two interceptions for touchdowns, and Akron rallied from an 18-point deficit for a 39-34 victory over Northwestern on Saturday night.
Streak over, Northwestern looks to bounce back against Akron
EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — After winning nine in a row, Northwestern hopes to avoid a different kind of run.
The Wildcats will try to avoid back-to-back losses when they host Akron on Saturday now that their streak is a thing of the past thanks to a 21-7 home loss to Duke.
Coach Pat Fitzgerald sees potential trouble against Akron.
Quarterback roots: Jimbo Fisher’s days at Samford played key role in career development
Jimbo Fisher became one of the nation’s best coaches at Florida State, but the foundation for that success was nurtured at Samford University, where he played quarterback and started his coaching career.
“One of the best choices I ever made was the day I transferred to Samford,” Fisher said during his induction speech in February as part of the school’s second Hall of Fame class. “Samford has been so intertwined in my life so much, in my athletic life, my coaching life.”
Akron embracing underdog role in MAC matchup with Toledo
DETROIT (AP) — Akron coach Terry Bowden stopped himself in mid-sentence.
As his team prepared to take on Toledo in the Mid-American Conference championship game, Bowden was asked to assess the Zips' chances against the high-powered Rockets, who thrashed Akron by 27 points in October and have been tabbed three-touchdown favorites to win the title on Saturday at Ford Field.
"It will take a miracu ... ," Bowden said before some quick self-editing. "It will take us playing our very best."