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BOBBY BOWDEN: NOTHING TO SEE HERE....

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Pappy Bowden thinks DUI and resisting arrest are just fine, evidently. Oh, and domestic abuse? Ditto. We're thinking of jacking his mailbox, doing donuts on his lawn, and seeing how forgiving he'd be in court with us. ("But honestly, Bobby, we can run a 4.48!") Kevin weighs in with a rare and accurate editorial comment.

Dadgummit, I really like Bowden as a coach and love the program he's built at Florida State, but I think there has to be some point at which you say - if you end up in handcuffs, you're going to miss some games. Even if the charges against Sims are expected to be dropped, don't you have to take some action when a scholarship athlete sits in the back of a patrol car?

No, Kevin! You don't! Even when a starting linebacker smacks up his girlfriend, you can just hide under your hat and demur, sentencing him to the bare minimums under the school's code of conduct. Silence on DUI? Just fishy. Silence on a player slamming a 5'2", 118-lb. woman against the floor repeatedly? Vile. Indefensible. Somewhere Tom Osborne is thinking of Lawrence Phillips dragging his girlfriend down the stairs...

Bowden: nothing to see here...