The Iowa State University Cyclones football team is a Northern Division, NCAA Division-I Big 12 conference team. Iowa State University is located in Ames, Iowa and has been the home of the cyclone football team since 1894. The university went through several names and mascots but the team has played under the cardinal and gold team colors and the cyclone mascot since 1895.
The Iowa State Cyclones play their home game in Jack Trice Stadium, named after an African-American player who died after sustaining injuries playing football against the University of Minnesota. It is disputed if the injuries were accidental or intentional. Jack Trice field was named in 1984 and the stadium name was changed from Cyclone Stadium to Jack Trice Stadium in 1997. Currently the Iowa State Cyclones have the only NCAA Division-I stadium named after an African-American player.
The Iowa State Cyclone football team has a fierce in-state rivalry with the University of Iowa Hawkeyes. The two teams meet annually in non-conference play and battle it out for the Cy-Hawk trophy. The Cyclone football team won from 1998 through 2002 and has won in 2005 and 2007 as well. The Cy-Hawk rivalry is a favorite of all football fans in Iowa and almost always is a total sell-out game. Iowa State Cyclone football games are always action-packed from the moment the first fans arrive to tailgate outside of the stadium until the last player leaves the field. Buy Iowa State Cyclones Tickets now and get in on all of the excitement!
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