1977 Iowa State Cyclones football team

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1977 Iowa State Cyclones football
Peach Bowl, L 14–24 vs. NC State
Conference Big Eight Conference
1977 record 8–4 (5–2 Big 8)
Head coach Earle Bruce (5th season)
Home stadium Cyclone Stadium
(Capacity: 48,000)
Seasons
← 1976
1978 →
1977 Big 8 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 7 Oklahoma $ 7 0 0     10 2 0
Iowa State 5 2 0     8 4 0
No. 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
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1977 Iowa State Cyclones football team represented the Iowa State University during the 1977 NCAA Division I-A 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.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 10 Rice* No. 20 Cyclone StadiumAmes, Iowa W 35–9   37,071
September 17 at Iowa* Kinnick StadiumIowa City, Iowa (Battle for the Cy-Hawk Trophy) ABC L 10–12   57,988
September 24 at Bowling Green* Doyt Perry StadiumBowling Green, Ohio W 35–21   14,102
October 1 Dayton* Cyclone Stadium • Ames, Iowa W 17–13   40,850
October 8 Missouri Cyclone Stadium • Ames, Iowa (Battle for the Telephone Trophy) W 7–0   47,370
October 15 at No. 9 Nebraska Memorial StadiumLincoln, Nebraska W 24–21   74,788
October 22 at No. 6 Oklahoma No. 16 Oklahoma Memorial StadiumNorman, Oklahoma L 16–35   72,217
October 29 Kansasdagger Cyclone Stadium • Ames, Iowa W 41–3   47,811
November 5 Colorado No. 19 Cyclone Stadium • Ames, Iowa L 7–12   49,200
November 12 at Kansas State KSU StadiumManhattan, Kansas W 22–15   19,521
November 19 Oklahoma State Cyclone Stadium • Ames, Iowa W 21–13   41,060
December 31 vs. NC State* Atlanta–Fulton County StadiumAtlanta (Peach Bowl) MTN L 14–24   37,733
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Iowa State University of Science and Technology – 1977". College Football Reference. Retrieved November 25, 2014.