MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) Sitting in a far corner of the football stadiums parking lot was an old school bus, painted in Kansas State colors and with the words Win the Dang Day scrolled across the side.
Its the catchphrase that Chris Klieman brought to the Wildcats when he was hired to replace the retired Hall of Fame coach Bill Snyder late last year. Klieman was a lukewarm selection for many fans, despite his championship-winning pedigree at North Dakota State, because he had no ties to the program and little experience working at college footballs highest level.
But after a resounding victory over then-No. 5 Oklahoma on Saturday, which pushed the Wildcats back into the AP Top 25 , good luck finding any critics of the new coach in the Flint Hills.