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1977 Iowa State Cyclones football
Peach Bowl, L 14–24 vs. NC State
ConferenceBig Eight Conference
1977 record8–4 (5–2 Big 8)
Head coachEarle Bruce (5th season)
Home stadiumCyclone Stadium
(Capacity: 48,000)
Seasons
← 1976
1978 →
1977 Big 8 football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#7 Oklahoma 7 0 0     10 2 0
Iowa State 5 2 0     8 4 0
#12 Nebraska 5 2 0     9 3 0
Colorado 3 3 1     7 3 1
Missouri 3 4 0     4 7 0
Kansas 2 4 1     4 6 1
Oklahoma State 2 5 0     4 7 0
Kansas State 0 7 0     2 9 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1977 Iowa State Cyclones football team represented the Iowa State University during the 1977 NCAA Division I football season as a member of the Big Eight Conference (Big 8). The team was led by head coach Earle Bruce, in his fifth year, and they played their home games at Cyclone Stadium in Ames, Iowa. They finished the season with a record of eight wins and four losses (8–4, 5–2 Big 8) and with a loss to NC State in the Peach Bowl.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 10Rice*No. 20W 35–937,071
September 17at Iowa*ABCL 10–1257,988
September 24at Bowling Green*W 35–2114,102
October 1Dayton*
  • Cyclone Stadium
  • Ames, Iowa
W 17–1340,850
October 8Missouri
W 7–047,370
October 15at No. 9 NebraskaW 24–2174,788
October 22at No. 6 OklahomaNo. 16L 16–3572,217
October 29Kansasdagger
  • Cyclone Stadium
  • Ames, Iowa
W 41–347,811
November 5ColoradoNo. 19
  • Cyclone Stadium
  • Ames, Iowa
L 7–1249,200
November 12at Kansas StateW 22–1519,521
November 19Oklahoma State
  • Cyclone Stadium
  • Ames, Iowa
W 21–1341,060
December 31vs. NC State*MTNL 14–2437,733
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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