Kansas State Wildcats

K-State grants WR transfer request, Snyder apologizes

Kansas State granted a scholarship release to Corey Sutton on Friday following 24 hours of intense criticism over coach Bill Snyder's refusal of the wide receiver's request.

Snyder and athletic director Gene Taylor said in a statement that Sutton has been granted a full release and will be permitted to transfer to any schools he requested. Sutton had supplied the school with a list of 35 schools, none of them in the Big 12 or future opponents of the Wildcats.

"After having further dialogue with Coach Snyder and the Sutton family, we believe that it is in everyone's best interest to grant Corey his full release," Taylor said. "We wish Corey the best as he...