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Big 12 North Conference issues!!!!!!!!!!


Big 12 North Conf.

W-L Overall

1.Nebraska 1-0 5-0
2.Kansas 1-0 4-1
3.Missouri 0-1 4-1
4.Kansas State 0-1 4-2
5.Colorado 0-1 2-3
6.Iowa State 0-1 2-3

You mean to tell me Kansas is the second best team in that conference?
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Coach Snyder thinks college athletics is in a bad place right now

I did not know where else to put this but since Kansas State is in the Big 12 North it might as well be here.

Also, I think Coach Snyder is right on the money and unfortunately there is nothing that is going to be done about it. Coaches get paid way too much money.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Kansas State coach Bill Snyder said college athletics is ?in a bad place right now? to the point that his departure from the game might ?not [be] too far away.? The remarks were made on a Kansas City-based sports radio station on Wednesday morning.

?College athletics, particularly football, has changed dramatically throughout my career,? Snyder said on 610 Sports Radio KCSP. ?I think it's in a bad place right now. It's in a bad place for a variety of reasons. We've allowed it to become money driven. We've allowed it to become TV driven. We've allowed athletic programs or football programs to mean more to a university than what the university is really supposed to be all about.?

Snyder didn't specifically refer to conference realignment. But since 2010, Kansas State's conference, the Big 12, has lost four members while downsizing to 10 schools with the addition of TCU and West Virginia. Kansas State was particularly vulnerable in 2010 and again in 2011, when the Pac-12 attempted a raid of the Big 12 that could have left Snyder's school scrambling for a conference.

?The last I heard, we were educational institutions,? Snyder said. ?Certainly there is an education that takes place in football, and I understand all the parameters. But it's not driven by values; it's driven by dollars and cents.?

Asked by a host if the current state of college athletics makes Snyder consider if he wants ?to be in it much longer,? the coach replied: ?You're not too far away. You're absolutely right.?

In January, the 73-year-old coach signed a new five-year contract worth $14.75 million. It can be argued the coach has been the most influential figure in the school's 150-year history. When he arrived in 1989, K-State had one of the worst programs in college football history. In two coaching stays at the school totaling 22 years, Snyder has won 170 games -- currently seventh among active FBS coaches -- leading the Wildcats to two Big 12 titles and 14 bowls.

?I can only speak personally,? Snyder said. ?I'm grossly overpaid for what I do. That's part of what creates the issue.?
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