Snyder's grandson dies at 22

Elias Hubbard
January 18, 2018

Rowland confirmed to 13 NEWS early Thursday morning that emergency responders were called to the 3300 block of Claflin Avenue around 1:10 p.m. Wednesday.

The Riley County Police Department's Hali Rowland says 22-year old Matt Snyder died Wednesday afternoon.

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) - Kansas State coach Bill Snyder's 22-year-old grandson has died in Manhattan. Bill Snyder, who coached this past season while battling cancer, has been coaching the program, off and on, since 1989. Sean Snyder is the associate head coach/special teams coordinator and director of football operations for the Wildcat football team. At the time of this writing, the details now available are scant, as police have confirmed the death, but are not yet releasing any other information.

"Our thoughts and prayers are with the Snyder family during this very hard time", Kansas State athletic director Gene Taylor said in a statement.

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