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2013 Iowa State Football Previews

Previews for Iowa State football

2013 Game XII: Riot Bowl II Preview

Riot Bowl II is nothing like its predecessor. Neither team is playing for a bowl, attendance will be awful, and questions abound on both sides about possible coaching changes.

2013 Game XI: Iowa State vs Kansas Preview

Iowa State hosts the Kansas Jayhawks on Senior Night on Saturday. Iowa State is looking to pull themselves out of the cellar while Kansas is looking to build of their momentum gained by upsetting West Virginia last weekend.

2013 Game X: Iowa State vs Oklahoma Preview

Iowa State travels to Normal, OK to face the Oklahoma Sooners in what will be like every other game in Norman in Iowa State's history: a blowout.

2013 Game IX: Iowa State vs TCU Preview

Two teams with futile offenses meet in Ames this weekend but only one has a good enough defense to win a game. Will TCU ride that defense to victory or will Iowa State find some magic for their first Big XII win this season?

2013 Game VIII: Farmageddon Preview

This weekend's Farmageddon match up in Manhattan will be the fifth time Paul Rhoads faces Bill Snyder. Snyder is one of three Big XII coaches Rhoads has yet to win against.

2013 Game VII: ISU vs Oklahoma State Preview

Iowa State is sliding backwards quickly in Year 5 of the Paul Rhoads Era and Oklahoma State is maintaining but struggling with consistency on offense. Both teams could use a win on Saturday but for very, very different reasons.

2013 Game V: Iowa State vs Texas Tech Preview

Iowa State takes to the road for the first of a two game set in the Lone Star State and will face an ranked, undefeated Texas Tech squad looking to make a splash in the Big XII in Kliff Kingsbury's first year at the helm.

2013 Game IV: Iowa State vs Texas Preview

2013 Game III: Iowa State vs Tulsa Preview

The rubber match of the 13-month series happens on Thursday with neither team looking like their 2012 editions and both desperate for a win.

2013 Game II: Iowa State vs Iowa Preview

The annual Cy-Hawk rivalry renews this weekend in Ames. Can Iowa State tackle to save their lives or will the Hawkeyes run roughshod over them and beat Iowa State for the first time in three seasons?

2013 Game I: Iowa State vs UNI Preview

Paul Rhoads enters his fifth season at Iowa State by facing in-state foe Northern Iowa. With a new look offense and new quarterback how will the Cyclones look with the ball, and how will they look without it without Jake Knott and AJ Klein?