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Iowa State announces complete 2018 football schedule

Oct 7, 2017; Norman, OK, USA; Iowa State Cyclones head coach Matt Campbell speaks to the media after defeating the Oklahoma Sooners at Gaylord Family – Oklahoma Memorial Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports

AMES, Iowa – The Big 12 Conference announced its 2018 league football schedule Tuesday.

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

The Cyclones will have seven home games in 2018. Four of their last six games are at Jack Trice Stadium.

Iowa State will open the season by playing host to South Dakota State on Sept. 1.

The Cyclones will travel to Iowa in the annual Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk Series game on Sept. 8.

Iowa State begins Big 12 action by playing host to Oklahoma on Sept. 15 before finishing out its non-conference slate against Akron in Jack Trice Stadium on Sept. 22.

Iowa State will play seven consecutive weekends before its “off week” on Oct. 20.

Homecoming, kickoff times and television broadcast information will be announced at a later date.

Sept. 8 at %Iowa
Sept. 15 *OKLAHOMA 
Sept. 22 AKRON
Sept. 29 at *TCU
Oct. 6 at *Oklahoma State
Nov. 3 at *Kansas
Nov. 10 *BAYLOR
Nov. 17 at *Texas

Home games in CAPS/BOLD
%Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk Series
*Big 12 Conference game

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.