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5 Coaches Named Candidates For The Kansas State Job

first_imgWillie the Wildcat pumps up the crowd.MANHATTAN, KS – NOVEMBER 3: Kansas State Wildcats mascot Willie the Wildcat perform during a game against the Oklahoma State Cowboys at Bill Snyder Family Football Stadium on November 3, 2012 in Manhattan, Kansas. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)On the heels of the official announcement that Kansas State head coach Bill Snyder will be retiring, plenty of top-quality coaching candidates have emerged for the job.ESPN college football writer Jake Trotter gave his shortlist of five possible candidates: North Texas head coach Seth Littrell, Memphis head coach Mike Norvell, Troy head coach Neal Brown, Oregon DC Jim Leavitt, and North Dakota State head coach Chris Klieman.It’s an impressive list of coaches, but few of them have any significant Big 12 coaching experience.The Wildcats finished the season at 5-7, their first sub-.500 season in Snyder’s second stint with the team.Five names to watch in the K-State coaching search: North Texas coach Seth Littrell, Memphis coach Mike Norvell, Troy coach Neal Brown, Oregon defensive coordinator Jim Leavitt, North Dakota State coach Chris Klieman— Jake Trotter (@Jake_Trotter) December 2, 2018Snyder had two different coaching stints with Kansas State: 1989 to 2005 and 2009 to 2018.In his first stint with the team, Snyder led the Wildcats to 11 straight bowl games from 1993 to 2003, winning the Big 12 conference title in 2003.Upon his return to Kansas State, Snyder led the team to eight more consecutive bowl games and a Big 12 conference title in 2012.last_img read more

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UN envoy condemns killing of Palestinian civilians in recent days

A statement released by the office of the UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process said Mr. Roed-Larsen was “particularly disturbed” by the killing this morning of 70-year-old wheelchair-bound Mahmoud Halfalla in Khan Yunis.”The Special Coordinator sends his sincere sympathy and condolences to the families of the victims and calls on the Government of Israel to abide by its obligation under international humanitarian law to avoid the use of disproportionate force in densely populated areas and to protect the civilian population,” the statement said.Mr. Roed-Larsen is scheduled to deliver the regular monthly briefing to the Security Council on the situation in the Middle East tomorrow. read more

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