MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) The foundation of the Kansas State football program since Bill Snyder's arrival more than two decades ago has been what he calls the "16 Goals for Success."
Things such as unselfishness, commitment and unity.
More often than not, the Wildcats have thrived on these principles. But as they mull over a 2-2 start that included a disheartening loss at Texas on Saturday night to open Big 12 play, those same goals are providing a good place to start figuring out where things have gone wrong.
"We need to improve in the intrinsic values segment of our program," Snyder said Tuesday. "And it starts with me."
The loss to the Longhorns was Kansas State's second conference-opening loss since 2005, the final year of Snyder's first tenure in Manhattan. It also left the defending Big 12 champions trying to answer a slew of questions as they get this week off.
"We need to go back to a value system that we've tried to operate on for a long period of time," Snyder said. "Just ...