CFTV: Bill Snyder recollects on his history with the Rhoads family

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DALLAS — Kansas State coach Bill Snyder and the Rhoads family go way back. Decades in fact. 

At the Big 12’s annual media day event on Monday, Cyclone Fanatic caught up with Snyder, who has coached 22 seasons at Kansas State, to discuss his history with Paul Rhoads’ father Cecil, Paul as a head coach and more. 

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Chris was hired as Cyclone Fanatic’s publisher in the fall of 2009. He is Iowa State football's postgame show host on the Cyclone Radio Network and can be heard daily from 4-7 on Des Moines' top-rated sports station, 1460 KXnO. Williams, a 2007 graduate of Iowa State’s Greenlee School of Journalism, is the former publisher of the old ( He has also written for the Des Moines Register, the Ames Tribune, and is the former sports director at KMA Radio. When Williams isn’t working, you can usually find him doing something outdoors with his wife Ashley, daughter Camryn, and Golden Retriever Dierks. He enjoys golfing, boating, country music, the Minnesota Vikings, Atlanta Braves and is passionate about any and all motor sports so finding Williams at a local dirt track is very common.