Called to Coach: Reflections on Life, Faith, and Football Bowden, Bobby. Read by J.P. Linton. Reading time 9 hours 31 minutes. Sports and Recreation Autobiography of college football coach Bobby Bowden, who headed the Florida State University team for thirty-four years. Bowden discusses his childhood, strong Christian faith, and the career path that led him to coaching and evangelizing for his religion. Forewords by Tony Dungy and Joe Paterno. 2010. Download Called to Coach: Reflections on Life, Faith, and Football, DB72114 Thanks Dorothy M. for bringing this to my atention.