Three Things to Know about the Iowa State Cyclones: A Top 25 Team – No Longer a Trap Game

This week the Pokes cruise up I-35 through Big Ten country, landing in Ames, Iowa for a rare top 25 matchup between the No. 21 Iowa State Cyclones and the Payne County Pokes.

Iowa State No. 21 in the latest @CFBPlayoff rankings. #RaiseTheStandard #CyclONEnation pic.twitter.com/DEtSb6rihD

— Cyclone Football (@CycloneFB) November 8, 2017

Side note: did anybody else get more hosed by realignment than Iowa State? They lost two