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1940 Iowa State Cyclones football
ConferenceBig Six Conference
1940 record4–5 (2–3 Big 6)
Head coachJames J. Yeager (4th season)
CaptainTom Smith
Home stadiumClyde Williams Field
Seasons
← 1939
1941 →
1940 Big 6 football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#7 Nebraska 5 0 0     8 2 0
Oklahoma 4 1 0     6 3 0
Missouri 3 2 0     6 3 0
Iowa State 2 3 0     4 5 0
Kansas State 1 4 0     2 7 0
Kansas 0 5 0     2 7 0
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.[1][2] They played their home games at Clyde Williams Field in Ames, Iowa.

Tom Smith was the team captain.[2] No Iowa State player was selected as a first-team all-conference player.[3]

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