Kansas State coach Bill Snyder and the Wildcats are in the midst of their best season ever. Undefeated and No. 1 in the BCS, the Cats are likely to play for their first national championship if they win their remaining two games.
Quarterback Chad May helped lead the Wildcats into the 1993 Copper Bowl after a 9-2-1 season. The Cats finished No. 20 in the AP that season.
Quarterback Chad May buried his face in his hands after suffering two consecutive sacks in the fourth quarter of the 1994 Aloha Bowl against Boston College. The Cats lost 12-7 but finished the season 9-3 and No. 19 in the AP poll.
Running back Eric Hickson broke away from Northern Illinois in 1995. Kansas State finished 10-2 that season and No. 7 in the AP after a Holiday Bowl victory.
The Wildcats finished 9-3 in 1996 and earned a trip to the 1997 Cotton Bowl, where they lost to Brigham Young, 19-15. They finished No. 17 in the AP that season.
Quarterback Michael Bishop ran for a first down against Missouri in 1997.
Travis Ochs held on to his interception against Syracuse in the 1997 Fiesta Bowl. He helped the Wildcats to an 11-1 record that season.
The Wildcats celebrated with Bill Snyder after their 35-18 Fiesta Bowl victory against Syracuse in 1997. The Cats finished No. 8 in the AP that season.
David Allen picked up yardage during a 1998 victory against Nebraska.
Kansas State was on track to play for a national championship until Texas A&M stunned the Wildcats in the 1998 Big Eight championship game. K-State's Jarrod Cooper looked away from the celebration by Texas A&M running back Sirr Parker after Parker scored the tying touchdown in regulation. A&M won in two overtimes, 36-33.
K-State defensive end Monty Beisel was comforted by Damion McIntosh after the Wildcats lost to Purdue in the last second in the 1998 Alamo Bowl.
Texas QB Major Applewhite got rid of the ball quickly to avoid being tackled by Kansas State's Mario Fatafehi in 1999. The Cats finished No. 6 in the AP in 1999.
Linebacker Mark Simoneau (right) was greeted by teammates after Simoneau sacked Washington quarterback Marcus Tuiasosopo during the 1999 Holiday Bowl. The Cats beat Washington 24-20 and finished 11-1 on the season.
Running back Josh Scobey outran Iowa State linebacker Justin Eilers in a 2000 game. K-State finished the season 11-3.
Snyder watched practice as the Cats prepared for the 2001 Cotton Bowl against Tennessee. K-State finished 11-3 in 2000 and No. 9 in the AP poll. They beat the Vols 35-21 in the bowl game.
K-State's Terence Newman helped lead the Cats to an 11-2 finish in 2002 and a spot in the Holiday Bowl. The Cats finished No. 7 in the AP that season.
The 2003 season was a big one for the Cats, as they won the Big 12 championship with a 35-7 victory against Oklahoma. They finished 11-4 overall and No. 14 in the AP.
Coach Snyder had a teachable moment with QB Collin Klein during a 2011 game. The Cats were 10-3 last year and finished No. 15 in the AP.