Iowa State finalizes its 2012 football schedule

By Chris Williams, Publisher

The Big 12 Conference finalized its 2012 football schedule on Tuesday morning.

Here’s a look at who’s coming to Ames and where the Cyclones will be traveling to in the fall.

Sept. 1 – TULSA – Ames, Iowa
Sept. 8 – at Iowa – Iowa City, Iowa
Sept. 15 – WESTERN ILLINOIS – Ames, Iowa
Sept 29 – TEXAS TECH – Ames, Iowa
Oct. 6 – at TCU – Ft. Worth, Texas
Oct. 13 – KANSAS STATE – Ames, Iowa
Oct. 20 – at Oklahoma State – Stillwater, Okla.
Oct. 27 – BAYLOR (Homecoming) – Ames, Iowa
Nov. 3 – OKLAHOMA – Ames, Iowa
Nov. 10 – at Texas – Austin, Texas
Nov. 17 – at Kansas – Lawrence, Kan.
Nov. 24 – WEST VIRGINIA – Ames, Iowa

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.