1987 Iowa State Cyclones football team

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1987 Iowa State Cyclones football
Conference Big Eight Conference
1987 record 3–8 (2–5 Big Eight)
Head coach Jim Walden (1st season)
Home stadium Cyclone Stadium
(Capacity: 48,000)
Seasons
← 1986
1988 →
1987 Big 8 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 3 Oklahoma $ 7 0 0     11 1 0
No. 6 Nebraska 6 1 0     10 2 0
No. 11 Oklahoma State 5 2 0     10 2 0
Colorado 4 3 0     7 4 0
Missouri 3 4 0     5 6 0
Iowa State 2 5 0     3 8 0
Kansas 0 6 1     1 9 1
Kansas State 0 6 1     0 10 1
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1987 Iowa State Cyclones football team represented Iowa State University during the 1987 NCAA Division I-A football season. Home games were played on campus at Cyclone Stadium in Ames, Iowa, and they were members of the Big Eight Conference. The Cyclones were led by first-year head coach Jim Walden, previously the head coach at Washington State in the Pac-10 for nine seasons.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 12 at Tulane* Louisiana SuperdomeNew Orleans L  12–25   27,561
September 19 Iowa* Cyclone StadiumAmes, Iowa (Battle for the Cy-Hawk Trophy) ABC L    9–48   54,101
September 26 at Wyoming* War Memorial StadiumLaramie, Wyoming L  17–34   18,386
October 3 No. 1 Oklahoma Cyclone Stadium • Ames, Iowa PPV L    3–56   36,050
October 10 Northern Iowa* Cyclone Stadium • Ames, Iowa W 39–38   46,515
October 17 Missouri Cyclone Stadium • Ames, Iowa (Battle for the Telephone Trophy) L  17–42   35,888
October 24 at Kansas Memorial StadiumLawrence, Kansas W 42–28   28,300
October 31 Coloradodagger Cyclone Stadium • Ames, Iowa L  10–42   34,920
November 7 at No. 2 Nebraska Memorial StadiumLincoln, Nebraska L    3–42   76,001
November 14 Kansas State Cyclone Stadium • Ames, Iowa W 16–14   33,516
November 21 at No. 13 Oklahoma State Lewis FieldStillwater, Oklahoma L  27–48   33,400
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central time.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Devlin, Vince (December 16, 1986). "It's official: Walden's gone". Spokesman-Review. (Spokane, Washington). p. B1.
  2. ^ "Iowa State Football Record Book" (PDF). Iowa State University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. Retrieved November 25, 2014.