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1925 Iowa State Cyclones football
ConferenceMissouri Valley Conference
1925 record4–3–1 (3–2–1 MVC)
Head coachSam Willaman (4th season)
CaptainJohnny Behm
Home stadiumState Field
Seasons
← 1924
1926 →
1925 Missouri Valley football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Missouri 5 1 0     6 1 1
Drake 5 2 0     5 3 0
Kansas State 3 2 1     5 2 1
Iowa State 3 2 1     4 3 1
Nebraska 2 2 1     4 2 2
Oklahoma 3 3 1     4 3 1
Grinnell 2 2 1     3 3 2
Kansas 2 5 1     2 5 1
Washington (MO) 1 4 1     2 5 1
Oklahoma A&M 0 3 1     2 5 1

The 1925 Iowa State Cyclones football team was an American football team that represented Iowa State College of Agricultural and Mechanic Arts (later renamed Iowa State University) in the Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) during the 1925 college football season. In its fourth and final season under head coach Sam Willaman, the team compiled a 4–3–1 record (3–2–1 against MVC opponents), tied for third place in the conference, and outscored opponents by a total of 107 to 93.[1][2]

On October 10, 1925, Iowa State dedicated its new football stadium, State Field, in Ames, Iowa. The Cyclones defeated the Kansas Jayhawks by a 20 to 0 score in the dedication game.[3]

Johnny Behm was the team captain.[2] Lincoln Cory was selected as a first-team all-conference player.[4]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 26[[{{{school}}}|Simpson]]*W 28–0[5]
October 3at Wisconsin*L 0–3010,000[6]
October 10Kansas
W 20–06,000[3]
October 24Washington University
  • State Field
  • Ames, IA
W 28–135,000[7]
October 31at MissouriL 8–237,000[8]
November 7Grinnell
  • State Field
  • Ames, IA
T 9–9[9]
November 21at DrakeW 7–6[10]
November 26Kansas State
L 7–126,500[11]
  • *Non-conference game

ReferencesEdit

  1. "1925 Iowa State Cyclones Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/iowa-state/1925-schedule.html. Retrieved September 21, 2017.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "2017 Iowa State Football Fact Book". Iowa State University. 2017. p. 131. https://s3.amazonaws.com/sidearm.sites/isuni.sidearmsports.com/documents/2015/5/5/Media_Guide.pdf.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Cyclones Win Hard Contest Decisively". The Des Moines Register: p. 1S. October 11, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29825378/cyclones_win_hard_contest_decisively/.
  4. 2017 Fact Book, p. 74.
  5. "Iowa State Is Victorious In Opening Game". The Des Moines Register: pp. 1S, 2S. September 27, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30516637/iowa_state_is_victorious_in_opening_game/.
  6. "Badgers Lick Ames In Season Bow, 30 to 0". The Wisconsin State Journal: p. 23. October 4, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29803507/badgers_lick_ames_in_season_bow_30_to_0/.
  7. "Ames Downs Washington: Big Offensive in Last Period Decides Tilt". The Des Moines Register: p. 1S. October 25, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30516737/ames_downs_washington_big_offensive_in/.
  8. "Missouri Tigers Drive On Toward The Title". The Sedalia Democrat: p. 8. November 1, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29825924/missouri_tigers_drive_on_toward_the/.
  9. "Grinnell Ties Ames 9-9". The Des Moines Register: pp. 1S, 2S. November 8, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30516812/grinnell_ties_ames_99/.
  10. Bert McGrane (November 22, 1925). "Cyclones Down Bulldogs, 7-6: Ames Defeats Drake Eleven in Hard Game". The Des Moines Register: pp. Sports 1, 5. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30515271/cyclones_down_bulldogs_76_ames/.
  11. "Haskard's Dash Gives Wildcats Close Victory". The Des Moines Register: p. 8. November 27, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29826198/haskards_dash_gives_wildcats_close/.
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