Bill Snyder bridges generation gap

Originally Published: October 28, 2011
By Ivan Maisel | ESPN.com

Bill Snyder said he hasn't changed. He is the same person, the same demanding head coach, as in his first tenure at Kansas State. He arrived in 1989 and all he did was raise the Wildcats from the dead. Snyder won 136 games in 17 seasons. That's the same number of victories the 15 coaches preceding him won collectively dating to 1935.

Snyder did it with a work ethic borrowed from the Depression, an attention to detail borrowed from the Marines, and a persona borrowed from the Sahara ...

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