Legendary Florida State football coach Bobby Bowden died last month. During his life he was a living legend. He coached the Florida State Seminole football team from 1976 to 2009. Mr. Takata was the attorney for the Japan Bowl Football game held in Tokyo, Japan every year during the 80s and 90s. It was a college all star game that featured the best American collegiate athletes during the past year. Prominent players such as Bo Jackson, Doug Flute, Troy Aikman, Eric Dickerson, Tony Dunge, and many others played in the game over the years. In 1990, Coach Bobby Bowden was one of the coaches. Mr Takata was able to talk to Coach Bowden several times. He was a friendly and talkative Southern gentleman and also a great football coach.