Legendary Kansas State Head Coach Bill Snyder is entering a self-inflicted PR disaster by blocking Wildcat receiver Corey Sutton’s transfer to 35 schools.
Snyder met with reporters and attempted to explain why he was not allowing Sutton to freely transfer. He didn’t cite his specific issue with Sutton leaving the program, and for some reason, mentioned that Sutton had failed two drug tests.
Snyder is a unilaterally respected college football coaching legend for building a powerhouse program in the middle of the Dust Bowl, but we’ve seen this movie before, and it always ends up in bad press for the coach blocking the transfer.
A rare bad look for Bill Snyder, but a bad look nonetheless. Just let the kid go.
“The feeling all along, if you’re a No. 2, you probably want to be a No. 1. If you have the option to leave and you have 22 No. 2’s on your team leaving, you don’t have much of a team left.
It doesn’t make sense to not try to prevent that from happening.”
Here’s Snyder explaining his decision:
— Andrew Carter (@Andrew__Carter) June 2, 2017