Texas Tech opens as an 11.5 point favorite over the Cyclones

Iowa State will head into Lubbock next Saturday (2:30 p.m. on FOX Sports Net) as an 11.5 point underdog vs. Texas Tech. 

The Cyclones improved to 2-2 on the season Saturday after defeating a winless Kansas team 38-13. 

Texas Tech, who is 3-2 on the season, lost to Baylor 63-35 on Saturday. 

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.