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    Bill Snyder wants at Big 12 title game

    Here's a quote from his presser today. Interesting stuff. I appreciate the coach going against the norm on this one.

    I just know, speaking on behalf of myself and our program, I think it's been very beneficial to Kansas State University, Snyder said. I see a lot of schools in our conference that it's been a great benefit too. I like the concept. I think it's great for our conference. You see other conferences now that are moving in that direction that didn't have a championship thing. I think they see the value of it. It's a little harder in the situation that we're in right now, and I can understand both sides of the discussion, but, you know, it's my personal feelings that I enjoy that. It's been good for Kansas State. I appreciate it and always have. I thought it was a great conference as well.



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    Re: Bill Snyder wants at Big 12 title game

    He's a tired, old man....needs to go back to the retirement home.



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    Re: Bill Snyder wants at Big 12 title game

    Of course he likes it. It's the only way they have ever made a BCS game.




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    Re: Bill Snyder wants at Big 12 title game

    I agree with Bill. The existing Big XII format is the best shot for schools like Mizzou, KU, KSU ans ISU to make a BCS bolw. If you can win the North Divison (relativley easy the past decade) and pull off an upset of the South Champion - Voila- Your are in a BCS bowl. Under the new round robin format it will be very difficult.


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    Re: Bill Snyder wants at Big 12 title game

    KSU would have to beat Nebby first.

    BoPe says he has a better defense potential than last yewar with the three pros and two signed agents leaving. They will need it with a rust bucket armed qb.


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    Re: Bill Snyder wants at Big 12 title game

    Quote Originally Posted by BryceC View Post
    Of course he likes it. It's the only way they have ever made a BCS game.
    It also cost them a shot at the national title in '98.



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    Re: Bill Snyder wants at Big 12 title game

    Here are more notes from Snyder's press conference. Some Missouri stuff as well.

    Chris Williams' Blog: Big 12 football notes featuring Kansas State and Missouri | Cyclone Fanatic



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    Re: Bill Snyder wants at Big 12 title game

    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisMWilliams View Post
    You see other conferences now that are moving in that direction that didn't have a championship thing. I think they see the value of it. It's a little harder in the situation that we're in right now”
    Considering that the NCAA requires 12 teams for a championship game, and that the Big 12 will only have ten teams after this year, yes, it will be "a little harder" to have a championship game in the future...


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    Re: Bill Snyder wants at Big 12 title game

    Quote Originally Posted by jbhtexas View Post
    Considering that the NCAA requires 12 teams for a championship game, and that the Big 12 will only have ten teams after this year, yes, it will be "a little harder" to have a championship game in the future...
    You can still petition for a waiver.



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    Re: Bill Snyder wants at Big 12 title game

    This conference isn't going to survive very long with only 10 teams. We must add 2 more and then get the conference championship game back.



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    Re: Bill Snyder wants at Big 12 title game

    Quote Originally Posted by isuno1fan View Post
    He's a tired, old man....needs to go back to the retirement home.
    He may be, but it is a very good point. The big12 championship game is awesome.

    The last 2 years I have been out of the country watching it, and it was even a big deal there.


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    Re: Bill Snyder wants at Big 12 title game

    Quote Originally Posted by gocubs2118 View Post
    This conference isn't going to survive very long with only 10 teams. We must add 2 more and then get the conference championship game back.
    Yeah, the Big Ten (40 years) and Pac-10 (32 years) didn't survive very long with 10 teams.



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    Re: Bill Snyder wants at Big 12 title game

    Quote Originally Posted by theshadow View Post
    Yeah, the Big Ten (40 years) and Pac-10 (32 years) didn't survive very long with 10 teams.
    If you didn't realize this already but the conferences are changing. Soon enough, the Big 10 will be at 14+ teams, the Pac 10 will be at 16 teams and the ACC or SEC will most likely be that big as well.



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    Re: Bill Snyder wants at Big 12 title game

    Quote Originally Posted by gocubs2118 View Post
    If you didn't realize this already but the conferences are changing. Soon enough, the Big 10 will be at 14+ teams, the Pac 10 will be at 16 teams and the ACC or SEC will most likely be that big as well.
    Gee thanks, Nostradamus.



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    Re: Bill Snyder wants at Big 12 title game

    1st of all ...Let me say that I do respect bill snyder.

    2nd the man does NEED to go back to the Old Folks Home where he came from wherever that mite be!!!!


    3rd without tweleve teams its gonna be mighty hard to have a championship game thus we will play a complete round robin schedule and crown a true champion!!!!

    4th-Who needs a championship game when we play a championship playoff game for nine straight weeks....In The Texas Ten Conference!



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