The regular starting lineup on offense consisted of left end Larry Montre, left tackle Tom Graham, left guard Carl Proto, center Jon Spelman, right guard Dan Celoni, right tackle Dick Walton, right end Steve Sturek, quarterback Paul Sullivan, left halfback Dave Hoppmann, right halfback J.W. Burden, and fullback Dave Clayberg. John Cooper was the team captain.
The team's statistical leaders included Dave Hoppmann with 920 rushing yards, 718 passing yards, and 30 points (five touchdowns), and Dick Limerick with 402 receiving yards. Two Iowa State players were selected as first-team all-conference players: right guard Dan Celoni and left halfback Dave Hoppmann.