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Kansas State coach Bill Snyder has been voted the AP Big 12 coach of the year after leading the Wildcats to the third conference championship in school history and a berth in the Fiesta Bowl.
The Wildcats' only loss came at Baylor late in the season, when they had climbed to No. 1 in the BCS standings. They rebounded to beat Texas last Saturday to wrap up their first Big 12 title since 2003, when Snyder was still in his first tenure at Kansas State.
Snyder also won the award last season, when he led the Wildcats to the Cotton Bowl, and in 1998, when Kansas State came up just short of playing for a national championship. The only other three-time winner of the award is Oklahoma's Bob Stoops.
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Collin Klein is the Heisman Trophy finalist who fits no mold.
He was lightly recruited out of high school in Colorado and ultimately chose to attend Kansas State, a program that had fallen on hard times. He was turned into a wide receiver, and then went back to being a quarterback, where he sat on the bench and bided his time.
It's finally come the last two years. Klein led...
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Boy oh boy, this is the weekend the BCS pollsters and computers gets tested when the final BCS Standings for 2012 are revealed. ESPN's Brad Edwards showed real uncertainty in his BCS Bowl projections last night and CBS Sports' Jerry Palm has Northern Illinois out of the BCS top 16 by just .0021! The real truth is that there is hope for the Huskies, but how much is really...
For the second straight year, a Big 12 quarterback is considered one of the best players in all of college football. Kansas State quarterback Collin Klein was named a Heisman finalist after leading Kansas State to an 11-1 (8-1) record and Big 12 championship. During the year, Kansas State reached No. 1 in the BCS [...]
MANHATTAN, Kan. - On hand to watch Kansas State win the Big 12 Championship over Texas, Marquel Combs spoke about the experience.
Northern Illinois' BCS Berth in the Orange Bowl to face ACC Champion Florida State was not too surprising to me. I had them projected in early morning hours on Sunday in contradiction to projections of ESPN and CBS. ESPN analysts seemed shocked and angered, especially Kirk Herbstreit. Northern Illinois became the first MAC team to earn a BCS Bowl berth.On the ESPN BCS Selection...
MANHATTAN, Kan. - Kansas State and Oregon were to have met during the regular 2012 season, but Bill Snyder cancelled the schedule set by Ron Prince. Now, the teams will meet in the 2013 Fiesta Bowl on Jan. 3 in Glendale, Ariz.
MANHATTAN, Kan. - WINS OVER RANKED TEAMS: Kansas State (6-0) – No. 6 Oklahoma, 24-19; No. 25 Iowa State, 27-21; No. 15 West Virginia, 55-14; No. 17 Texas Tech, 55-24; No. 25 Oklahoma State, 44-30 and No. 23 Texas, 42-24.
Oregon (4-1) – No. 22 Arizona, 49-0; No. 23 Washington, 52-21; No. 18 USC, 62-51; No. 14 Stanford, 14-17, (overtime loss); No. 16 Oregon State, 48-24
A 10-2 record and co-champions of the Big 12. Don't blame Bob Stoops or the players; blame the Big 12 for sending the Trophy.
In yet another cardiac win, OU showed how much it hates prosperity at times. All year, the Sooners have been unable to combine offensive and defensive success to separate from teams and win games by a comfortable margin.
Still, a win is a win,...