Snyder wants his son to eventually take over for him
By now, Bill Snyder has earned the right to name his replacement.
Now, nothing is official, and no, Snyder hasn't announced any retirement and Kansas State hasn't made anyone a "Coach in waiting."
However, Snyder told ESPN earlier this week he wants his son Sean to be the next coach for the Wildcats.
Snyder was an All-American punter for K-State in 1992 and has been on the staff for more than two decades.
Remember, Snyder already retired once – back in 2005. He didn't name his replacement then. Ron Prince took over, but it didn't go well for K-State. Snyder returned to coaching in 2009. He originally took over Kansas State in 1989 and has a remarkable 187-94 record, which includes a 1-10 start in the 1989 season. Snyder has had only five losing seasons at Kansas State and his team last won the Big 12 in 2012. K-State was 9-4 last season.
If this is Snyder's last season, there's a chance he could go out with a good record. The Wildcats have a exceptionally friendly schedule with home conference games against TCU, Oklahoma, Baylor and West Virginia. The non-conference portion of the schedule – vs. South Dakota, at Texas San Antonio and home against Louisiana Tech – can't be considered challenging.
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