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1987 Iowa State Cyclones football
ConferenceBig Eight Conference
1987 record3–8 (2–5 Big Eight)
Head coachJim Walden (1st season)
Home stadiumCyclone Stadium
(Capacity: 48,000)
Seasons
← 1986
1988 →
1987 Big 8 football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#3 Oklahoma 7 0 0     11 1 0
#6 Nebraska 6 1 0     10 2 0
#11 Oklahoma State 5 2 0     10 2 0
Colorado 4 3 0     7 4 0
Missouri 3 4 0     5 6 0
Iowa State 2 5 0     3 8 0
Kansas 0 6 1     1 9 1
Kansas State 0 6 1     0 10 1
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1987 Iowa State Cyclones football team represented Iowa State University during the 1987 NCAA Division I-A football season. Home games were played on campus at Cyclone Stadium in Ames, Iowa, and they were members of the Big Eight Conference. The Cyclones were led by first-year head coach Jim Walden, previously the head coach at Washington State in the Pac-10 for nine seasons.[1]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 12at Tulane*L 12–2527,561
September 19Iowa*ABCL 9–4854,101
September 26at Wyoming*L 17–3418,386
October 3No. 1 Oklahoma
  • Cyclone Stadium
  • Ames, Iowa
PPVL 3–5636,050
October 10Northern Iowa*
  • Cyclone Stadium
  • Ames, Iowa
W 39–3846,515
October 17Missouri
L 17–4235,888
October 24at KansasW 42–2828,300
October 31Coloradodagger
  • Cyclone Stadium
  • Ames, Iowa
L 10–4234,920
November 7at No. 2 NebraskaL 3–4276,001
November 14Kansas State
  • Cyclone Stadium
  • Ames, Iowa
W 16–1433,516
November 21at No. 13 Oklahoma StateL 27–4833,400
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll
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ReferencesEdit

  1. Devlin, Vince (December 16, 1986). "It's official: Walden's gone". Spokesman-Review ((Spokane, Washington)): p. B1. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=fYBRAAAAIBAJ&sjid=eggEAAAAIBAJ&pg=6456%2C77787.
  2. "Iowa State Football Record Book". Iowa State University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. http://www.cyclones.com//pdf9/2335086.pdf?SPSID=48323&SPID=4653&DB_LANG=C&DB_OEM_ID=10700. Retrieved November 25, 2014.
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