On national signing day in 2008, former Kansas State football coach Ron Prince unveiled a recruiting class that included 19 junior college transfers.
It was nicknamed “The JUCO Army.”
The strategy was desperate, and everyone knew it. Prince wanted a group of players that could provide an instant impact to his team, so he gambled and went heavy on transfers.
Media and fans were critical of the decision. They had good reason to be. Three seasons later, Bill Snyder is still trying to find balance in his classes.
“That can’t happen overnight,” Snyder said. Read More