"For me, it goes back to when I first came here," he said. "That's why I came. That's why I stayed. That's why I came back. If it wasn't for the people of Kansas State, I wouldn't be back."
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But Switzer said the league hasn't been as powerful as the old Big Eight, in part because of scholarship limitations that led to the dispersal of talent.
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