(Eds: Updates. With AP Photos.) By JOHN MARSHALL AP College Football Writer During his time as the retired coach of the Kansas State Wildcats, Bill Snyder conceptualized a plan for success in football and life.
When he was again the football coach of the Kansas State Wildcats, Snyder returned with his philosophy firmed up into a thesis of sorts, calling it ''16 Goals for Success.''
Commitment. Unselfishness. Toughness. Enthusiasm. Leadership. Responsibility.
Snyder's 16 goals aren't much different than what football coaches across the country have preached, in one form or another, since the game started. It's just that he organized them into a manifesto along the lines of UCLA coach John Wooden's Leadership Pyramid.
''It's been a process over a long period of time,'' Snyder said. ''Really, if you were to look at them, you would see they're intrinsic values that you would teach your children and everybody in this room would teach their children. It's common sense more than anythi...