Major Head Coach Under Fire For Calling Out Player After Loss


first_imgGeneral view of Wagner Field.30 Oct 1999: A general view of the cloudly sky and the packed stadium taken during the game between the Kansas State Wildcats and the Baylor Bears at Wagner Field in Manhattan, Kansas. The Wildcats defeated the Bears 48-7. Mandatory Credit: Elsa Hasch /AllsportKansas State head coach Bill Snyder is facing some major criticism for calling out one of his players while speaking to the media after the game.The head coach was asked a question about his special teams’ struggles in the 14-13 loss to TCU on Saturday. He responded to the question by singling out one player’s mistake.Kansas State’s Isaiah Zuber fumbled on a punt early in the first quarter, TCU recovered and scored a touchdown a couple of plays later.Snyder appeared to put all of the special teams’ struggles in the loss on him:Here’s Bill Snyder on Isaiah Zuber when asked about the special teams struggles pic.twitter.com/TA5JTMFfiW— John Kurtz (@jlkurtz) November 4, 2018It’s rare to see a major college football head coach call out a player like that, especially when the question didn’t mention anyone specifically.It’s been a tough season for Kansas State, which fell to 3-6 on the season with the loss.There are some who believe this will be Snyder’s final season at Kansas State.last_img read more

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