Originally written on Fox Sports Kansas City  |  Last updated 10/6/14
Oh, there were better teams, no question. The 1998 Kansas State bunch that rolled to 11 victories before the wheels came off is the first that springs to mind; between 1999-2001, the Wildcats saw a whopping 17 players taken in the NFL Draft. The 2003 Big 12 champions, another 11-win giant, own a spot on Mount Rushmore after crushing a previously unbeaten Oklahoma team in the league title game. "But what these guys accomplished was a better accomplishment than anything we did. We never won a Big 12 title," offers Grant Reves, a backup tackle on those elite K-State teams between 1996-2000, the cream of the cream. "For him to leave, and come back, and do it again? And the fact they had to play everybody, every team in the league... I think this is his greatest accomplishment, for sure." Elvis Presley didn't do encores. Saint Patrick only had to chase the snakes out of Ireland once. Bill Snyder won 11 games at Kansas State six times, rode off into the sunset, galloped back into town ...
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