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Iowa State’s 2021 Big 12 schedule released

Dec 5, 2020; Ames, Iowa, USA; Iowa State head coach Matt Campbell waits to do a TV interview after the Cyclones defeated West Virginia 42-6 at Jack Trice Stadium in Ames on Saturday, December 5, 2020. Mandatory Credit: Brian Powers-USA TODAY Sports

The following is a press release from Iowa State Athletic Communications.

AMES, Iowa – The Big 12 Conference announced its 2021 league football schedule today.

The Big 12 shared that several conference games could have date changes pending network television decisions.

Iowa State will have six home games and will begin the season hosting UNI (Sept. 4) and Iowa (Sept. 11) in the annual Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk Series.

A road trip to UNLV (Sept. 18) precedes the beginning of the Big 12 Conference season on Sept. 25 when the Cyclones travel to Baylor.

The Cyclones’ lone “off week” is on Oct. 9.

Kickoff times and broadcast information will be announced at a later time.

To view the online schedule, click here.

Sept. 4 UNI
Sept. 11 %IOWA
Sept. 18 at UNLV 
Sept. 25 *at Baylor 
Oct. 2 *KANSAS
Oct. 16 *at Kansas State
Oct. 30 *at West Virginia
Nov. 6 *TEXAS
Nov. 13 *at Texas Tech
Nov. 20 *at Oklahoma
Nov. 27 *TCU
Dec. 4 &Big 12 Championship Game

Home games in CAPS/BOLD
%Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk Series
*Big 12 Conference game
&AT&T Stadium, Arlington, Texas

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.