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1974 Iowa State Cyclones football
ConferenceBig Eight Conference
1974 record4–7 (2–5 Big 8)
Head coachEarle Bruce (2nd season)
CaptainPhil Danowsky, Rick Howe, Mike Strachan
Home stadiumClyde Williams Field
Seasons
← 1973
1975 →
1974 Big 8 football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#1 Oklahoma 7 0 0     11 0 0
#9 Nebraska 5 2 0     9 3 0
Missouri 5 2 0     7 4 0
Oklahoma State 4 3 0     7 5 0
Colorado 3 4 0     5 6 0
Iowa State 2 5 0     4 7 0
Kansas 1 6 0     4 7 0
Kansas State 1 6 0     4 7 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1974 Iowa State Cyclones football team represented Iowa State University in the Big Eight Conference during the 1974 NCAA Division I football season. In their second year under head coach Earle Bruce, the Cyclones compiled a 4–7 record (2–5 against conference opponents), finished in sixth place in the conference, and were outscored by opponents by a combined total of 198 to 186.[1][2] They played their home games at Clyde Williams Field in Ames, Iowa.

Phil Danowsky, Rick Howe, and Mike Strachan were the team captains.[2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 14at Texas Tech*L 3–24
September 21at Washington*L 28–31
September 28BYU*W 34–7
October 5New Mexico*
  • Clyde Williams Field
  • Ames, IA
W 27–3
October 12at ColoradoL 7–34
October 19Kansas State
  • Clyde Williams Field
  • Ames, IA (rivalry)
W 23–18
October 26at KansasW 22–6
November 2No. 2 Oklahoma
  • Clyde Williams Field
  • Ames, IA
L 10–28
November 9No. 9 Nebraska
  • Clyde Williams Field
  • Ames, IA
L 13–23
November 16at MissouriL 7–10
November 23at Oklahoma StateL 12–14
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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