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Arkansas dominates Kansas State, Bill Snyder in Liberty

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Some days, Bill Snyder must feel older than others. Snyder’s Kansas State team was the latest to get clobbered in a bowl, losing 45-23 to Arkansas in the Liberty Bowl. There were some close bowls early, but lately, teams such as Alabama, Stanford, Michigan and LSU have turned the games into one-sided affairs. Snyder, the 76-year-old coach who is contemplating his future, has seldom had worse afternoons than Saturday. Snyder has lost 101 times in his career (295 games total),…

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South Florida hires Skip Holtz

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From Fanhouse: East Carolina coach Skip Holtz has accepted an offer to be South Florida’s next football coach, FanHouse has learned. Holtz, 45, led the Pirates to a second straight Conference USA title this season and a berth in the Liberty Bowl against Arkansas. In five seasons at East Carolina, Holtz went 38-27 and led the Pirates to bowl appearances in four seasons. Holtz, the son of legendary college coach Lou Holtz, also served as head coach at Connecticut, then…

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