|1940 Iowa State Cyclones football|
|Conference||Big Six Conference|
|1940 record||4–5 (2–3 Big 6)|
|Head coach||James J. Yeager (4th season)|
|Home stadium||Clyde Williams Field|
|1940 Big 6 football standings|
|Rankings from AP Poll|
The 1940 Iowa State Cyclones football team represented Iowa State College of Agricultural and Mechanic Arts (later renamed Iowa State University) in the Big Six Conference during the 1940 college football season. In their fourth and final season under head coach James J. Yeager, the Cyclones compiled a 4–5 record (2–3 against conference opponents), finished in fourth place in the conference, and were outscored by opponents by a combined total of 132 to 118. They played their home games at Clyde Williams Field in Ames, Iowa.
- ↑ "1940 Iowa State Cyclones Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/iowa-state/1940-schedule.html. Retrieved September 21, 2017.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 "2017 Iowa State Football Fact Book". Iowa State University. 2017. p. 136. https://s3.amazonaws.com/sidearm.sites/isuni.sidearmsports.com/documents/2015/5/5/Media_Guide.pdf.
- ↑ 2017 Fact Book, p. 74.