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Iowa State 2012 football schedule finalized


This news story was published on February 14, 2012.
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AMES, Iowa – Iowa State announced its 2012 football schedule Tuesday after Big 12 officials finalized the league portion of the slate.

The Cyclones’ 2012 conference schedule will include five games at Jack Trice Stadium and four on the road. Iowa State will open the season playing host to Tulsa on Sept. 1. The Cyclones open conference play at home vs. Texas Tech on Sept. 29. The league opener follows a bye week.

Iowa State plays at TCU on Oct. 6 in its first match-up as league members. The Cyclones played at TCU once (1995) previously. Iowa State’s first ever game with West Virginia will close the regular season on Nov. 24. The Mountaineers, who are defending Orange Bowl champions, will play in Ames.

The Cyclones’ annual homecoming will be Oct. 27 vs. Baylor.

The entire Cyclone 2012 schedule is below, although all dates and times are subject to change per the Big 12 television agreements.

DATE         OPPONENT                   SITE
Sept. 1             TULSA                            AMES, Iowa
Sept. 8             at Iowa                          Iowa City, Iowa
Sept. 15           WESTERN ILLINOIS                  AMES, Iowa
Sept. 29           TEXAS TECH                        AMES, Iowa
Oct. 6              at TCU                           Ft. Worth, Texas
Oct. 13            KANSAS STATE                      AMES, Iowa
Oct. 20            at Oklahoma State                 Stillwater, Okla.
Oct. 27            BAYLOR (Homecoming)               AMES, Iowa
Nov. 3             OKLAHOMA                          AMES, Iowa
Nov. 10           at Texas                           Austin, Texas
Nov. 17           at Kansas                          Lawrence, Kan.
Nov. 24           WEST VIRGINIA                      AMES, Iowa

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