(Eds: With AP Photos.) By ADAM SUDERMAN Associated Press Bill Snyder sees the intrigue of facing 34-year-old Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury.
The 74-year-old Snyder remembers putting together game plans against the Red Raiders when Kingsbury was their quarterback. It was always a challenge trying to figure out a way to stop someone running coach Mike Leach's exotic pass-every-down offense to perfection.
Now, after facing him twice as a player, Snyder gets to match wits with Kingsbury when No. 25 Texas Tech hosts Kansas State on Saturday.
''He always seemed like a pleasant young guy and bright as a quarterback,'' Snyder said this week. ''I thought he was awfully bright with what he did. He managed their system, so to speak, extremely well and I thought he was a good leader. If somebody said at the time that he'd get into coaching, that wouldn't have surprised me.''
Nor would it have surprised Snyder the amount of success he's havin...