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.
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?
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.
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.
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?