|1966 Iowa State Cyclones football|
|Conference||Big Eight Conference|
|1966 record||2–6–2 (2–3–2 Big 8)|
|Head coach||Clay Stapleton (9th season)|
|Captain||Bob Evans, Dick Schafroth|
|Home stadium||Clyde Williams Field|
|1966 Big 8 football standings|
|Rankings from AP Poll|
The 1966 Iowa State Cyclones football team represented Iowa State University in the Big Eight Conference during the 1966 college football season. In their ninth year under head coach Clay Stapleton, the Cyclones compiled a 2–6–2 record (2–3–2 against conference opponents), finished in sixth place in the conference, and were outscored by opponents by a combined total of 211 to 160. They played their home games at Clyde Williams Field in Ames, Iowa.
The regular starting lineup on offense consisted of ends Eppie Barney and George Maurer, tackles Dick Schafroth and Ted Tuinstra, guards Dennis Storey and Bill Brooks, center Don Stanley, quarterback Tim Van Galder, halfbacks Les Webster and Tom Busch, and fullback Willie Robinson.
The regular starting lineup on defense consisted of defensive ends Sam Campbell and Don Graves, defensive tackles Willie Muldrew and Dennis Esselmann, defensive guards Bob Evans and Ted Hall, linebackers Terry Voy and Alan Staidl, cornerbacks Doug Robinson and Larry Carwell, and safety Cal Lewis.
Harry Alley was the punter, and Tom Busch was the placekicker.
Bob Evans and Dick Schafroth were the team captains.
|September 17||at Wisconsin*||L 10–20|
|September 24||Oklahoma||L 11–33|
|October 1||No. 6 Nebraska||L 6–12|
|October 8||Kansas||W 24–7|
|October 15||Colorado||L 21–41|
|October 22||at Missouri||T 10–10|
|October 29||at Oklahoma State||T 14–14|
|November 12||at Kansas State||W 30–13|
|November 19||at Arizona*||L 24–27|
|November 26||at Colorado State*||L 10–34|
- ↑ "1966 Iowa State Cyclones Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/iowa-state/1966-schedule.html. Retrieved September 21, 2017.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 "2017 Iowa State Football Fact Book". Iowa State University. 2017. p. 159. https://s3.amazonaws.com/sidearm.sites/isuni.sidearmsports.com/documents/2015/5/5/Media_Guide.pdf.