Kansas State Football: Bill Snyder signs five-year extension

Bill Snyder signs to coach until he's 78

1/31/13 in NCAAF   |   Tyler_Waddell   |   426 respect

You can toss any thoughts of Bill Snyder’s retirement aside, because the 73-year old coach has just signed a lengthy contract extension with Kansas State.Blog Photo - Kansas State Football: Bill Snyder signs five-year extension

According to Sports Illustrated, Snyder has agreed to a five-year deal worth $14.75 million ($500,000 increase per year).

This is a great deal for Kansas State, which is coming off an 11-win season and Fiesta Bowl appearance. Snyder will become the fifth-highest paid coach in the Big 12 once Baylor’s Art Briles’ contract is finalized.

Snyder’s buyout is $2 million, but if he decides to retire before the 2017 season, he won’t owe anything to the school.

He’s signed through 2017, but I don’t think any of us can expect him to stay on the sidelines much longer – especially if his 55th-ranked recruiting class doesn’t exceed its title on the field.


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1/31/13   |   Dan_B   |   1067 respect

Tyler_Waddell wrote:
Definitely an under-the-radar coach that deserves a whole lot more appreciation.

He completely resurrected that program... TWICE

1/31/13   |   Tyler_Waddell   |   426 respect

Dan_B wrote:
I generally root for KU, but it is really difficult not to appreciate Bill Snyder. What a legend.

Definitely an under-the-radar coach that deserves a whole lot more appreciation.

1/31/13   |   Dan_B   |   1067 respect

I generally root for KU, but it is really difficult not to appreciate Bill Snyder. What a legend.