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Iowa State Cyclones

Location: Ames, Iowa ▪ Colors: Cardinal & Gold
Stadium: Jack Trice Stadium (cap. 55,000)
Record*: 118 Years, 489-614-45, .446 W-L% (Major School)
*W-L-T adjusted to 490-613-45 by NCAA.

Conferences: Big 12, Big 8, Big 7, Big 6, MVIAA and Ind
Conference Champion: 2 Times
Bowls: 12 Bowls, 3-9, .250 W-L% (Major Bowls)

Ranked in AP Poll: 1 Time (Preseason), 2 Times (Final), 40 Weeks (Total)

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118 Years

Rk Year Conf W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
1 2015 Big 12 Paul Rhoads (0-0)
2 2014 Big 12 2 10 0 .167 -8.64 3.52 Paul Rhoads (2-10)
3 2013 Big 12 3 9 0 .250 -3.57 3.34 Paul Rhoads (3-9)
4 2012 Big 12 6 7 0 .462 5.40 5.48 Paul Rhoads (6-7) Liberty Bowl-L
5 2011 Big 12 6 7 0 .462 2.12 7.35 Paul Rhoads (6-7) Pinstripe Bowl-L
6 2010 Big 12 5 7 0 .417 0.43 4.27 Paul Rhoads (5-7)
7 2009 Big 12 7 6 0 .538 -0.96 -0.73 Paul Rhoads (7-6) Insight Bowl-W
8 2008 Big 12 2 10 0 .167 -7.80 1.11 Gene Chizik (2-10)
9 2007 Big 12 3 9 0 .250 -7.21 2.45 Gene Chizik (3-9)
10 2006 Big 12 4 8 0 .333 -9.91 0.17 Dan McCarney (4-8)
11 2005 Big 12 7 5 0 .583 8.48 1.32 22 Dan McCarney (7-5) Houston Bowl-L
12 2004 Big 12 7 5 0 .583 2.08 1.83 Dan McCarney (7-5) Independence Bowl-W
13 2003 Big 12 2 10 0 .167 -10.27 5.15 Dan McCarney (2-10)
14 2002 Big 12 7 7 0 .500 6.17 5.67 9 Dan McCarney (7-7) Humanitarian Bowl-L
15 2001 Big 12 7 5 0 .583 4.12 1.45 Dan McCarney (7-5) Independence Bowl-L
16 2000 Big 12 9 3 0 .750 6.43 2.84 25 25 Dan McCarney (9-3) Insight Bowl-W
17 1999 Big 12 4 7 0 .364 -0.60 1.49 Dan McCarney (4-7)
18 1998 Big 12 3 8 0 .273 -2.61 5.03 Dan McCarney (3-8)
19 1997 Big 12 1 10 0 .091 -12.28 4.53 Dan McCarney (1-10) W-L-T adjusted to 2-9 by NCAA.
20 1996 Big 12 2 9 0 .182 -3.36 4.73 Dan McCarney (2-9)
Rk Year Conf W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
21 1995 Big 8 3 8 0 .273 -6.05 2.32 Dan McCarney (3-8)
22 1994 Big 8 0 10 1 .045 -13.21 1.88 Jim Walden (0-10-1)
23 1993 Big 8 3 8 0 .273 -1.64 6.00 Jim Walden (3-8)
24 1992 Big 8 4 7 0 .364 -2.51 -0.87 Jim Walden (4-7)
25 1991 Big 8 3 7 1 .318 -5.46 2.54 Jim Walden (3-7-1)
26 1990 Big 8 4 6 1 .409 1.15 3.60 Jim Walden (4-6-1)
27 1989 Big 8 6 5 0 .545 -0.65 -1.65 Jim Walden (6-5)
28 1988 Big 8 5 6 0 .455 -3.78 -0.41 Jim Walden (5-6)
29 1987 Big 8 3 8 0 .273 -9.63 3.37 Jim Walden (3-8)
30 1986 Big 8 6 5 0 .545 0.88 -0.13 Jim Criner (5-4)
Chuck Banker (1-1)
31 1985 Big 8 5 6 0 .455 -5.37 1.45 Jim Criner (5-6)
32 1984 Big 8 2 7 2 .273 -7.62 0.38 Jim Criner (2-7-2)
33 1983 Big 8 4 7 0 .364 -4.49 3.15 Jim Criner (4-7)
34 1982 Big 8 4 6 1 .409 0.71 0.89 Donnie Duncan (4-6-1)
35 1981 Big 8 5 5 1 .500 2.47 5.20 11 Donnie Duncan (5-5-1)
36 1980 Big 8 6 5 0 .545 8.64 5.64 19 Donnie Duncan (6-5)
37 1979 Big 8 3 8 0 .273 -1.62 5.38 Donnie Duncan (3-8)
38 1978 Big 8 8 4 0 .667 8.02 4.94 20 15 Earle Bruce (8-4) Hall of Fame Classic-L
39 1977 Big 8 8 4 0 .667 8.71 4.13 16 Earle Bruce (8-4) Peach Bowl-L
40 1976 Big 8 8 3 0 .727 13.89 5.16 14 19 Earle Bruce (8-3)
Rk Year Conf W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
41 1975 Big 8 4 7 0 .364 3.19 9.10 Earle Bruce (4-7)
42 1974 Big 8 4 7 0 .364 6.34 8.43 Earle Bruce (4-7)
43 1973 Big 8 4 7 0 .364 9.63 11.90 Earle Bruce (4-7)
44 1972 Big 8 5 6 1 .458 9.27 5.86 12 Johnny Majors (5-6-1) Liberty Bowl-L
45 1971 Big 8 8 4 0 .667 14.95 8.53 Johnny Majors (8-4) Sun Bowl-L
46 1970 Big 8 5 6 0 .455 8.32 10.23 Johnny Majors (5-6)
47 1969 Big 8 3 7 0 .300 2.49 9.69 Johnny Majors (3-7)
48 1968 Big 8 3 7 0 .300 -1.07 6.23 Johnny Majors (3-7)
49 1967 Big 8 2 8 0 .200 -9.57 3.23 Clay Stapleton (2-8)
50 1966 Big 8 2 6 2 .300 -4.75 0.85 Clay Stapleton (2-6-2)
51 1965 Big 8 5 4 1 .550 -0.43 -4.03 Clay Stapleton (5-4-1)
52 1964 Big 8 1 8 1 .150 -4.41 3.29 Clay Stapleton (1-8-1)
53 1963 Big 8 4 5 0 .444 2.69 3.57 Clay Stapleton (4-5)
54 1962 Big 8 5 5 0 .500 2.48 2.78 Clay Stapleton (5-5)
55 1961 Big 8 5 5 0 .500 3.06 0.96 Clay Stapleton (5-5)
56 1960 Big 8 7 3 0 .700 6.47 2.87 Clay Stapleton (7-3)
57 1959 Big 7 7 3 0 .700 8.45 -1.95 Clay Stapleton (7-3)
58 1958 Big 7 4 6 0 .400 -3.14 -3.04 Clay Stapleton (4-6)
59 1957 Big 7 4 5 1 .450 -3.45 -0.65 Jim Myers (4-5-1)
60 1956 Big 7 2 8 0 .200 -11.07 0.33 Vince Di Francesca (2-8)
Rk Year Conf W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
61 1955 Big 7 1 7 1 .167 -8.74 2.15 Vince Di Francesca (1-7-1)
62 1954 Big 7 3 6 0 .333 -3.54 0.24 Vince Di Francesca (3-6)
63 1953 Big 7 2 7 0 .222 -5.71 2.07 Abe Stuber (2-7)
64 1952 Big 7 3 6 0 .333 -2.53 2.36 Abe Stuber (3-6)
65 1951 Big 7 4 4 1 .500 -2.26 -1.48 Abe Stuber (4-4-1)
66 1950 Big 7 3 6 1 .350 -0.45 2.65 Abe Stuber (3-6-1)
67 1949 Big 7 5 3 1 .611 3.85 2.85 Abe Stuber (5-3-1)
68 1948 Big 7 4 6 0 .400 -4.17 -0.07 Abe Stuber (4-6)
69 1947 Big 6 3 6 0 .333 -6.78 -2.78 Abe Stuber (3-6)
70 1946 Big 6 2 6 1 .278 -16.02 -4.80 Mike Michalske (2-6-1)
71 1945 Big 6 4 3 1 .563 2.40 -3.72 Mike Michalske (4-3-1)
72 1944 Big 6 6 1 1 .813 9.44 -3.19 Mike Michalske (6-1-1)
73 1943 Big 6 4 4 0 .500 -2.81 -4.43 Mike Michalske (4-4)
74 1942 Big 6 3 6 0 .333 -10.68 -2.79 Ray Donels (1-2)
Mike Michalske (2-4)
75 1941 Big 6 2 6 1 .278 -6.33 0.12 Ray Donels (2-6-1)
76 1940 Big 6 4 5 0 .444 -2.34 -1.12 Jim Yeager (4-5)
77 1939 Big 6 2 7 0 .222 -5.32 1.79 Jim Yeager (2-7)
78 1938 Big 6 7 1 1 .833 8.46 0.68 18 Jim Yeager (7-1-1)
79 1937 Big 6 3 6 0 .333 -10.13 -0.80 Jim Yeager (3-6)
80 1936 Big 6 3 3 2 .500 -0.54 0.21 George Veenker (3-3-2)
Rk Year Conf W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
81 1935 Big 6 2 4 3 .389 -0.41 1.81 George Veenker (2-4-3)
82 1934 Big 6 5 3 1 .611 3.69 -2.86 George Veenker (5-3-1)
83 1933 Big 6 3 5 1 .389 -1.87 3.13 George Veenker (3-5-1)
84 1932 Big 6 3 4 1 .438 -1.34 -1.84 George Veenker (3-4-1)
85 1931 Big 6 5 3 0 .625 -2.50 -3.12 George Veenker (5-3)
86 1930 Big 6 0 9 0 .000 -8.11 1.11 C. Noel Workman (0-9)
87 1929 Big 6 1 7 0 .125 -7.40 2.35 C. Noel Workman (1-7)
88 1928 Big 6 2 5 1 .313 -4.56 -0.43 C. Noel Workman (2-5-1)
89 1927 MVIAA 4 3 1 .563 2.64 1.39
90 1926 MVIAA 4 3 1 .563 -0.36 0.01
91 1925 MVIAA 4 3 1 .563 4.63 2.13 Sam Willaman (4-3-1)
92 1924 MVIAA 4 3 1 .563 3.11 0.98 Sam Willaman (4-3-1)
93 1923 MVIAA 4 3 1 .563 -1.84 -2.59 Sam Willaman (4-3-1)
94 1922 MVIAA 2 6 0 .250 -7.48 -0.10 Sam Willaman (2-6)
95 1921 MVIAA 4 4 0 .500 5.37 4.00 Maury Kent (4-4)
96 1920 MVIAA 4 4 0 .500 5.37 0.12 Norman Paine (4-4)
97 1919 MVIAA 5 2 1 .688 4.54 -0.34
98 1918 MVIAA 0 3 0 .000 -9.09 3.91
99 1917 MVIAA 5 2 0 .714 5.17 -3.83
100 1916 MVIAA 5 2 1 .688 5.05 -2.82
Rk Year Conf W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
101 1915 MVIAA 6 2 0 .750 3.37 -2.63
102 1914 MVIAA 4 3 0 .571 4.52 1.81 Homer Hubbard (4-3)
103 1913 MVIAA 4 4 0 .500 1.71 1.33 Homer Hubbard (4-4)
104 1912 MVIAA 6 2 0 .750 9.22 -3.15
105 1911 MVIAA 6 1 1 .813 8.45 -0.30
106 1910 MVIAA 4 4 0 .500 -2.19 0.18
107 1909 MVIAA 4 3 1 .563 1.72 -0.91
108 1908 MVIAA 6 3 0 .667 6.58 -3.65
109 1907 Ind 6 2 0 .750 7.37 -1.38
110 1906 Ind 9 1 0 .900 9.32 -5.18
111 1905 Ind 6 3 0 .667 4.81 -3.19
112 1904 Ind 7 2 0 .778 8.97 -3.81
113 1903 Ind 8 1 0 .889 8.06 -6.38
114 1902 Ind 6 3 1 .650 5.95 -3.65
115 1901 Ind 2 6 2 .300 -5.17 0.43
116 1900 Ind 2 5 1 .313 -12.03 -5.15
117 1899 Ind 5 4 1 .550 2.56 -3.44 Joe Meyers (5-4-1)
118 1895 Ind 3 4 0 .429 -1.59 -0.88