1986 Iowa State Cyclones football
ConferenceBig Eight Conference
1986 record6–5 (3–4 Big Eight)
Head coach
Home stadiumCyclone Stadium
(Capacity: 48,000)
Seasons
← 1985
1987 →
1986 Big Eight Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 3 Oklahoma $ 7 0 0     11 1 0
Colorado 6 1 0     6 6 0
No. 5 Nebraska 5 2 0     10 2 0
Oklahoma State 4 3 0     6 5 0
Iowa State 3 4 0     6 5 0
Missouri 2 5 0     3 8 0
Kansas State 1 6 0     2 9 0
Kansas 0 7 0     3 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1986 Iowa State Cyclones football team represented Iowa State University during the 1986 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 Jim Criner, until he was fired midseason and replaced by Chuck Banker.

Schedule

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendanceSource
September 1311:40 AMat Iowa*TBS (regional)L 7–4367,700
September 201:00 PMIndiana State*W 64–936,650
September 271:00 PMWichita State*
  • Cyclone Stadium
  • Ames, IA
W 36–1435,212[1]
October 41:00 PMWyoming*dagger
  • Cyclone Stadium
  • Ames, IA
W 21–1039,710
October 111:30 PMat KansasW 13–1020,500
October 182:30 PMat ColoradoL 3–3141,215
October 251:00 PMNo. 5 Oklahoma
  • Cyclone Stadium
  • Ames, IA
L 0–3843,190
November 11:30 PMat MissouriW 37–1435,870
November 811:40 AMNo. 7 Nebraska
  • Cyclone Stadium
  • Ames, IA
RaycomL 14–3548,007
November 151:00 PMKansas State
W 48–1932,305
November 221:30 PMat Oklahoma StateL 14–2134,000
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time

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Game summaries

at Iowa

Iowa State at Iowa
1 234Total
Cyclones 0 007 7
Hawkeyes 13 13107 43

See also: 1986 Iowa Hawkeyes football team and Iowa–Iowa State football rivalry


Oklahoma

#5 Oklahoma at Iowa State
1 234Total
Sooners 7 10714 38
Cyclones 0 000 0

See also: 1986 Oklahoma Sooners football team


Nebraska

#7 Nebraska at Iowa State
1 234Total
Cornhuskers 7 01414 35
Cyclones 0 1400 14

See also: 1986 Nebraska Cornhuskers football team


References

  1. ^ "Espinoza, Cyclone defense manhandle Shockers, 36–14". The Des Moines Register. September 28, 1986. Retrieved February 26, 2021 – via Newspapers.com. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Iowa State Football Record Book" (PDF). Iowa State University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. Retrieved December 17, 2016.