Catching up with Kansas State coach Ron Prince 

February, 16, 2006
Ron Prince, who grew up in Junction City, Kan., which is about 20 miles outside of Manhattan, is heading to Kansas State to take over for Bill Snyder. The offensive coordinator at Virginia for the past three seasons, Prince won over athletic director Tim Weiser and Snyder with his enthusiasm, preparedness and articulate nature. In the seventh of my 10-part series with the head coaches taking over at Division I-A schools in 2006, Prince touched on a wide range of topics, including his first meeting with Snyder, opportunities for black coaches, Fat Joe and NASCAR:

Schad: So, how did your first recruiting class turn out?