BREAKING: Iowa State vs. Notre Dame in the Camping World Bowl

Nov 30, 2019; Stanford, CA, USA; Notre Dame Fighting Irish tight end Cole Kmet (84) warms-up on the field before the game against the Stanford Cardinal at Stanford Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Darren Yamashita-USA TODAY Sports

Iowa State fans are the best in the world. The Cyclone Nation was rewarded for this on Sunday afternoon.

After a 7-5 regular season, Iowa State was chosen over multiple Big 12 teams to land a spot in the 2019 Camping World Bowl vs. college football blue blood Notre Dame.

Brett McMurphy from “The Stadium” was first to report this news.

The Irish finished 2019 with a 10-2 record. Their only losses were on the road at Georgia and Michigan.

Notre Dame, ranked 14th in the final AP Poll, finished the season on a five-game winning streak.

The Camping World Bowl will take place on Dec. 28 at 4:15 p.m.

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.