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1979 Iowa State Cyclones football
ConferenceBig Eight Conference
1979 record3–8 (2–5 Big Eight)
Head coachDonnie Duncan (1st season)
Offensive coordinatorDal Shealy (1st season)
Home stadiumCyclone Stadium
(Capacity: 48,000)
Seasons
← 1978
1980 →
1979 Big 8 football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#3 Oklahoma 7 0 0     11 1 0
#9 Nebraska 6 1 0     10 2 0
Oklahoma State 5 2 0     7 4 0
Missouri 3 4 0     7 5 0
Colorado 2 5 0     3 8 0
Iowa State 2 5 0     3 8 0
Kansas 2 5 0     3 8 0
Kansas State 1 6 0     3 8 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1979 Iowa State Cyclones football team represented Iowa State University during the 1979 NCAA Division I-A football season. They played their home games at Cyclone Stadium in Ames, Iowa. They participated as members of the Big Eight Conference. The team was coached by head coach Donnie Duncan.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 15Bowling Green*W 38–1047,300
September 22at No. 4 Texas*L 9–1773,652
September 29at Iowa*L 14–3060,100
October 6Pacific*L 7–2447,600
October 13at Kansas StateW 7–323,400
October 20KansasL 7–2448,100
October 27at No. 7 OklahomaL 9–3871,187
November 3ColoradoW 24–1047,100
November 10MissouriL 9–1846,800
November 17at No. 3 NebraskaL 3–3476,049
November 24Oklahoma StateL 10–1336,000
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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