Editor's note: In preparation of the upcoming football season, K-Stated will look ahead to all 12 games on the Wildcats' 2010 schedule. Next up, Oklahoma State.
When Ron Prince was fired by Kansas State during the 2007 football season, two fan bases were pleased.
Wildcats fans looked forward to the return of Bill Snyder, and Texas fans said adios to the coach that never lost to Colt McCoy.
Regardless of what Prince did during his other 35 games as K-State’s football coach, there is no denying that he was a thorn in the Longhorns’ side.
In 2006, he picked up a signature 45-42 win over Texas on the way to an appearance in the Texas Bowl. In 2007, he guided the Wildcats to an eye-popping 41-21 blowout victory in Austin.
At Big 12 Media Days, I asked a few Texas players if they had any thoughts as to why K-State was able to take those two games, and they shrugged. (more…)