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ISU releases 2017 football schedule

Nov 3, 2016; Ames, IA, USA; Iowa State Cyclones head coach Matt Campbell and Iowa State Cyclones wide receiver Allen Lazard (5) celebrate on the sidelines during their game with the Oklahoma Sooners at Jack Trice Stadium. Oklahoma beat Iowa State 34 to 24.  Mandatory Credit: Reese Strickland-USA TODAY Sports

The following is a news release courtesy ISU Athletics Communications:

AMES – The Big 12 Conference announced its 2017 league football schedule Tuesday.

The conference shared that several conference games could still have date changes pending network television decisions.

The Cyclones will have six home games in 2017, including four conference games in Jack Trice Stadium.

Iowa State will begin the season by playing host to UNI on either Aug. 31 or Sept. 2, pending television.

The Cyclones will play host to the annual Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk Series game vs. Iowa on Sept. 9 and will end their non-conference slate with a road game at Akron (Sept. 23).

Iowa State will open up Big 12 action by playing host to Texas on Sept. 30.

Homecoming has been set for Oct. 28 vs. TCU.

Aug. 31 or Sept. 2 UNI
Sept. 9  IOWA
Sept. 23 at Akron
Sept. 30 *TEXAS 
Oct. 7 at *Oklahoma
Oct. 14 *KANSAS
Oct. 21 at *Texas Tech
Oct. 28 *TCU (Homecoming)
Nov. 4 at *West Virginia
Nov. 18 at *Baylor
Nov. 25 at *Kansas State
Dec. 2 ^Big 12 Championship Game

Home games in CAPS/BOLD
*Big 12 Conference game
^AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas


Rob Gray


Rob, an Ames native, joined Cyclone Fanatic in August, 2014 after nearly a decade and a half of working at Iowa's two largest newspapers. He spent 10 years at the Des Moines Register and, after a brief stint in public relations, joined the Cedar Rapids Gazette as an Iowa State correspondent three years ago. Rob specializes in feature stories for CF.

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