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Iowa State releases 2015 football schedule

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Before the end of 2014, Iowa State has already released its football schedule for next season. 

The Cyclones will kick off the new and improved Jack Trice Stadium’s existence at home against Northern Iowa on Sept. 5. Prior to today, the non-con portion of the schedule was already known. Now, the conference slate is in the book. 

The 2015 Iowa State football schedule

Sept. 5 NORTHERN IOWA
Sept. 12 IOWA
Sept. 19 at Toledo
Oct. 3 KANSAS
Oct. 10 at Texas Tech
Oct. 17 TCU
Oct. 24 at Baylor
Oct. 31 TEXAS (H)
Nov. 7 at Oklahoma
Nov. 14 OKLAHOMA STATE
Nov. 21 at Kansas State
Nov. 28 at West Virginia

NOTES

*** Iowa State only has one bye week next season. That lands between Toledo and Kansas on Sept. 26. 

*** Iowa State’s 2015 schedule appears to be very backloaded at this time. In fact, one can argue that the five softest games on the schedule are the first five games of the season.