Examining the all-time Bill Snyder team for Kansas State football

College Football Hall of Fame coach Bill Snyder had two stints at Kansas State and goes down as a legend at the school. So what would an all-time Bill Snyder team look like?

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Dalton Risner

Dalton Risner was only the third player in Kansas State history to be a three-year captain. In 2017 Risner was named First Team All-American and was a two-time First-Team All-Big 12 selection. The All-American was drafted by the Denver Broncos in the second round in 2019.

Cody Whitehair

Cody Whitehair came out of high school on the defensive line and made the move to offensive line when he got the Kansas State. Whitehair starter 51 of 52 career games at Kansas State and by his senior year was regarded as one of the best offensive linemen in the Big 12. He was selected in the second round of the 2016 NFL Draft by the Chicago Bears and so far has played his entire NFL career in Chicago.

Nick Leckey

Nick Leckey went and played for Bill Snyder in 200 out of high school. The offensive lineman played three seasons under Snyder before choosing to go into the NFL in 2004. Leckey was drafted in the sixth round of the 2004 NFL Draft by the Arizona Cardinals. In 2010 he retired from the sports with the New Orleans Saints.

Todd Weiner

Todd Weiner was one of the greatest offensive linemen to ever play at Kansas State. After his time with Bill Snyder, Weiner became what was at the time, the highest draft offensive lineman Kansas State ever had. The All-American left tackle was drafted by the Seattle Seahawks in the second round of the 1998 NFL Draft. Weiner had an 11-year career in the NFL.

BJ Finney

BJ Finney was a part of the 2012 Kansas State team that came so close to a BCS Championship game. Finney was a great offensive lineman at Kansas State. He played in the NFL with the Pittsburgh Steelers, Cincinnati Bengals, and Seattle, Seahawks.