The sad news continues from Akron today as T.J. Bowden has died at the age of 23 following a car crash in Florida. Bowden is the son of Akron assistant coach Jeff Bowden, and the nephew of head coach Terry Bowden. According to the article from the Orlando Sentinel, Bowden was with friends the night before the accident and at a bar. The car went through a fence and landed into about 5 feet of water, where his friend survived the accident by sitting in an air pocket. Alcohol is believed to be a factor in the accident.