It took one week for the Big 12 to bring just a little more strangeness to the year 2020.
Five-time defending conference champion Oklahoma opened league play with a shocking home loss to...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Breece Hall ran for 154 yards and three touchdowns, JaQuan Bailey had 3 1/2 sacks to become Iowa State’s career leader and the Cyclones opened Big 12 play with a 37-34 win...
For the first time since 2012, Iowa State will open its season against an opponent from the Football Bowl Subdivision.
The Cyclones originally were set to ease into the season against South...
Some things to watch in the Big 12 Conference during the delayed opening weekend of the league's 25th season, with just seven teams set to play their only non-conference games at home this weekend...
Iowa State enters this season coming off one of its best three-year stretches and with the belief it's ready to do something it has never done — make the Big 12 championship game.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — No team coming off an appearance in the College Football Playoff semifinals begins the next season with a goal of reaching the Camping World Bowl.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Brian Kelly need not worry that No. 14 Notre Dame isn’t focused on Iowa State, its opponent next Saturday in the Camping World Bowl.
AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State and coach Matt Campbell have agreed on a one-year contract extension through 2025.
The Cyclones announced Tuesday that Campbell has been locked up for the next...
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Iowa State and Kansas State are both headed to bowl games after they play Saturday.
AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State can achieve another milestone in the Matt Campbell era on Saturday, but the opportunity comes with a complication.
AMES, Iowa (AP) — With a chance to finish off the surprisingly tough Jayhawks, Iowa State coach Matt Campbell put the game in sophomore quarterback Brock Purdy’s hands.
AMES, Iowa (AP) — The last-second win over Texas was cathartic for an Iowa State team that had suffered a series of heartbreaking defeats.
AMES, Iowa (AP) — For two teams used to seeing games come down to the final play, it was fitting that Iowa State and Texas left it all up to a kicker.
No. 22 Texas (6-3, 4-2 Big 12) vs. Iowa State (5-4, 3-3), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EST.
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Iowa State coach Matt Campbell saw an opportunity to seize a win that would boost the Cyclones' chances of reaching the Big 12 title game, so he put everything on quarterback...
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma fully recognizes Iowa State's transition from Big 12 doormat to capable adversary.
The Cyclones upset the Sooners 38-31 in Norman in 2017 and now Iowa State...
AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State entered this season with its highest expectations in years. The next two weeks will determine if the Cyclones can meet those lofty goals.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Brock Purdy and the Iowa State Cyclones have been on quite a roll since late in the game that got away in their other trip to Texas.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Though they would never admit it, Texas Tech coach Matt Wells and Iowa State's Matt Campbell might spend a moment thinking about Baylor when their teams meet...
AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State's success over the past two seasons helped it land freshman running back Breece Hall, who could have easily gone somewhere else given his talent.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Breece Hall may have given Iowa State the dependable option at running back the Cyclones have been looking for since star David Montgomery left.
AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State's offensive strategy this season has been to let quarterback Brock Purdy try to make as many plays as possible.
Purdy showed yet again on Saturday how effective...
AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State began the season with five running backs and coach Matt Campbell hoping that one would step forward and prove he could be the No. 1 guy.
WACO, Texas (AP) — Iowa State coach Matt Campbell is measuring the progress of the Cyclones in terms of three weeks.
Baylor's Matt Rhule can't help but think of where his Bears have come...
AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State has some cleaning up to do if it wants to become the team it hoped to be back in August.
Iowa State (1-1) had a chance to field a punt and move within field-goal...
AMES, Iowa (AP) — In a rivalry as tight and as heated as Iowa and Iowa State, it's usually the little things that make the difference.
The No. 19 Hawkeyes yet again made three or four more...
AMES, Iowa (AP) — Coach Matt Campbell has done just about everything Iowa State could have hoped for in his three-plus seasons in charge — except beat Iowa.
AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State entered this season with more hype than ever before and then almost lost to Northern Iowa in the opener.
The Cyclones know they will need to be much better to...
The Big 12 is off to an imperfect start, even though every team won its opener for the first time since 2012.
West Virginia got outgained by James Madison, and Kansas needed a touchdown in...
AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State fans have never been more excited for a season to get started.
The Cyclones were ranked in the preseason poll for the first time in 41 years behind a punishing...
AMES, Iowa (AP) — From the day he arrived at Iowa State three years ago, Matt Campbell talked about the need to build a dominant, physical offensive line.
AMES, Iowa (AP) — Having last season's opener washed out by weather set Iowa State back in 2018.
This season, the Cyclones couldn't have asked for a better start.
AMES, Iowa (AP) — Fourth-year coach Matt Campbell has done a remarkable job making Iowa State respectable within the Big 12. And yet, the idea that the Cyclones could actually win the league...
Oklahoma will try to make it five straight Big 12 championships with yet another transfer quarterback, while Texas tries to build on its 2018 breakout.
AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State has hired former players Joel Lanning and Kyle Kempt as assistant coaches.
Cyclones coach Matt Campbell said Wednesday that Lanning will be a quality control...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — So when is flashing "horns down" considered a penalty and should it always draw a flag?
Greg Burks, the Big 12 coordinator official, said it depends on when and where...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the second day of Big 12 football media days Tuesday at AT&T Stadium. (all times local):
AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State should have one of the most talented teams in school history.
The Cyclones will also be without two of the most gifted players they've ever had in wide receiver...
AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State rehired Tom Manning as its offensive coordinator on Friday.
Manning, who spent last season on the staff of the Indianapolis Colts, is returning to Ames to run...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Back in September, Iowa State was sitting at 1-3, a record that looked like the Cyclones of old.
A season of big expectations — at least bigger than most years in Ames — was on the brink of collapse with a canceled game, an injured senior quarterback and two straight losses out of the gate.
AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State junior running back David Montgomery has a big decision to make after the Alamo Bowl on Dec. 28
If Montgomery decides to jump to the NFL — and few in Ames would blame him for doing so — the Cyclones just signed two backs who could serve as his replacements as early as next season.
AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State and coach Matt Campbell have agreed to a contract extension through 2024, a sign that one of the hottest names in the annual coaching carousel is staying...
AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State insisted on playing 12 games, cycling through a pair of FCS opponents before settling on tiny Drake.
That decision nearly resulted in the most embarrassing loss in school history.
David Montgomery ran for 145 yards and two touchdowns and No. 24 Iowa State survived a near-upset by the non-scholarship Bulldogs on Saturday, winning 27-24.
IRVING, Texas (AP) — Oklahoma has the Big 12's top offensive player for the fourth season in a row.
Sooners junior quarterback Kyler Murray was selected as the offensive player of the year when the Big 12 Conference released its postseason awards Wednesday. The awards are determined by the 10 league coaches who couldn't vote for their own players.
AMES, Iowa (AP) — No matter that the opponent is a small private school with an FCS team that does not offer athletic scholarships.
Iowa State coach Matt Campbell and his players are just happy to be playing a 12th game.
The No. 24 Cyclones will host Drake on Saturday to replace the season opener with South Dakota State that was called off because of lightning after just a few plays. Drake (7-3), a perennial contender in the Pioneer Football League, also had its opener scrubbed because of weather.
AMES, Iowa (AP) — Its winning streak snapped and no longer in contention for a championship, No. 25 Iowa State now has to focus on something else.
That should not be a problem for coach Matt Campbell and his players because they still can go where few Iowa State teams have gone before.
Iowa State running back David Montgomery and Baylor defensive end Greg Roberts will miss the first half of their teams' games this week after the scuffle that led to their ejections in the second half of a testy game between the Cyclones and Bears.
AMES, Iowa (AP) — A weird game ended with another wonderful result for Iowa State.
Now the Cyclones have to wait and see on the status of star running back David Montgomery.
Brock Purdy threw for a touchdown and ran for another score, and No. 23 Iowa State topped Baylor 28-14 on Saturday after a skirmish in the third quarter resulted in unsportsmanlike conduct penalties for each player on both teams.
AMES, Iowa (AP) — Once an afterthought, No. 23 Iowa State is now the hottest team in the Big 12.
How the Cyclones handle their recent success will help determine if they can overcome a 1-3 start and be in the mix for a conference title.
Iowa State (5-3, 4-2 Big 12, No. 22 CFP), winners of a league-high four straight games, will host Baylor (5-4, 3-3) on Saturday.
AMES, Iowa (AP) — When Iowa State coach Matt Campbell challenged Hakeem Butler to become the Cyclones' go-to receiver this year, Butler simply nodded and went to work.
Now, with the No. 23 Cyclones (5-3, 4-2 Big 12) heading into the stretch run of their season, Butler has more than met that challenge.