Florida Governor Charlie Crist, right, and FSU President T.K. Wetherell, left, greet fans before the start of the University of Miami at Florida State University NCAA football game at Doak Campbell Stadium in Tallahassee, Florida, on Monday, September 7, 2009. Crist announced that he would run for the U.S. Senate, leaving the governor's race wide open for 2010. Wetherell had his own political challenges as he forced the retirement of FSU's popular and highly successful football coach, Bobby Bowden.
STEPHEN M. DOWELL, ORLANDO SENTINEL