Could former K-State football coach Bill Snyder have helped lead the state like he lead the Wildcat?
Snyder, on Wednesday, told the Winfield Purple Pack Catbackers that former Gov. Kathleen Sebelius, a Democrat, offer him the lieutenant governor’s position in 2006, the Winfield Daily Courier is reporting.
He told the Wildcat supporters that he turned the offer down after consulting with former Nebraska football coach Tom Osborne and Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts.
Eventually, Sebelius offer the position to current Gov. Mark Parkinson who assumed her duties when Sebelius became the Health and Human Services Secretary in late April.
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