Seminole Boosters

Sod Talk

Sam Cowart

Jesse Solomon

Homecoming SodTalk Legends are Sam Cowart and Jesse Solomon, Saturday at 11a.m.

SodTalk for the Homecoming Saturday FSU/Delaware State game will feature two NFL veteran Seminole linebackers, Sam Cowart and Jesse Solomon. SodTalk begins at 11 a.m. at the Sod Cemetery, located between the Bobby Bowden Statue and Dick Howser Baseball Stadium. The SodTalk Legends will be available for autographs at 10:30 a.m. Kickoff is at Noon.

Jacksonville’s Sam Cowart was an NCAA Consensus All American linebacker and the Football News National Defensive Player of the Year for the Seminoles in 1997. He was an 8 year NFL veteran and All Pro with the Bills, Jets, and Vikings. He is the owner of a fashion clothing store in Jacksonville.

Jesse Solomon was a defensive leader for Bobby Bowden’s 1983-1985 bowl teams. He was late round NFL draft pick, but took that opportunity to earn a 10 year successful playing career at linebacker for the Vikings, Cowboys, Bucs, Falcons and Dolphins. He is President of the Athletes Care Association, a charitable organization.

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