POLL: Are you confident?

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Being that Cy-Hawk week is officially upon us, we’re wanting to take the temperature of the Cyclone Nation

Iowa State is 0-1 with a loss to UNI. 

The Hawkeyes are 1-1, with a loss to NIU and a less than impressive win over lowly Missouri State. 

Frankly, it doesn’t seem like either side has any confidence at all heading into next Saturday’s 5 p.m. kick. Iowa is a three-point favorite.

It’s early in the week but we want to know how you feel about 2013’s battle for the Cy-Hawk Trophy. 

Chris Williams


Chris was hired as Cyclone Fanatic’s publisher in the fall of 2009. He is Iowa State football's postgame show host on the Cyclone Radio Network and can be heard daily from 4-7 on Des Moines' top-rated sports station, 1460 KXnO. Williams, a 2007 graduate of Iowa State’s Greenlee School of Journalism, is the former publisher of the old ( He has also written for the Des Moines Register, the Ames Tribune, and is the former sports director at KMA Radio. When Williams isn’t working, you can usually find him doing something outdoors with his wife Ashley, daughter Camryn, and Golden Retriever Dierks. He enjoys golfing, boating, country music, the Minnesota Vikings, Atlanta Braves and is passionate about any and all motor sports so finding Williams at a local dirt track is very common.