Four early season football kickoff times announced

Four of Iowa State’s early season football kickoff times were announced by the school on Wednesday. The Cyclones will kick off their 2017 season on Sept. 2 at 7 p.m. (on against Northern Iowa at Jack Trice Stadium.

The next week, Iowa State will host Iowa for the annual Cy-Hawk game at 11 a.m. on ESPN or ESPN2. The Cyclones’ road trip to Akron on Sept. 16 will kickoff at 11 a.m. on CBS Sports Network.

Iowa State’s Thursday night home game against Texas will kickoff at either 6:30 or 7 p.m. on ESPN.

Jared Stansbury


Jared a native of Clarinda, Iowa, started as the Cyclone Fanatic intern in August 2013, primarily working as a videographer until starting on the women’s basketball beat prior to the 2014-15 season. Upon earning his Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from Iowa State in May 2016, Jared was hired as the site’s full-time staff writer, taking over as the primary day-to-day reporter on football and men’s basketball. He was elevated to the position of managing editor in January 2020. He is a regular contributor on 1460 KXNO in Des Moines and makes regular guest appearances on radio stations across the Midwest. Jared resides in Ankeny with his four-year-old puggle, Lolo.