Bill Snyder says "college athletics, particularly football" is "in a bad place"

04/17/2013 11:12 AM

04/17/2013 11:41 AM

Bill Snyder made some interesting comments on the state of college football during an interview with Kansas City radio station 610 AM on Wednesday.

The long-time Kansas State football coach said college athletics is "in a bad place right now," before adding that he might have pursued a different career had things been this way years ago.

"College athletics, particularly football, has changed dramatically throughout my career," Snyder told the radio station, according to a transcript from CBS Sports reporter Dennis Dodd. "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." (more…)

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