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2012 Iowa State Cyclones football team

The 2012 Iowa State Cyclones football team represented Iowa State University in the 2012 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Cyclones were led by fourth-year head coach Paul Rhoads and played their home games at Jack Trice Stadium. They were a member of the Big 12 Conference. They finished the season 6–7, 3–6 in Big 12 play, to finish in ninth place. They were invited to the Liberty Bowl, where they lost to Tulsa, whom they had defeated in the opening game of the season.

2012 Iowa State Cyclones football
Iowa State Cyclones logo.svg
Liberty Bowl, L 17–31 vs. Tulsa
ConferenceBig 12 Conference
2012 record6–7 (3–6 Big 12)
Head coachPaul Rhoads (4th season)
Offensive coordinatorCourtney Messingham (1st season)
Offensive schemeSpread, zone read
Defensive coordinatorWally Burnham (4th season)
Base defense4–3
Home stadiumJack Trice Stadium
(Capacity: 55,000)
Seasons
← 2011
2013 →
2012 Big 12 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 12 Kansas State $+   8 1         11 2  
No. 15 Oklahoma +   8 1         10 3  
No. 19 Texas   5 4         9 4  
Oklahoma State   5 4         8 5  
Baylor   4 5         8 5  
TCU   4 5         7 6  
Texas Tech   4 5         8 5  
West Virginia   4 5         7 6  
Iowa State   3 6         6 7  
Kansas   0 9         1 11  
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

Contents

PersonnelEdit

Coaching staffEdit

Name Position Seasons at
Iowa State
Alma Mater
Paul Rhoads Head Coach 4 Missouri Western (1989)
Wally Burnham Defensive Coordinator/Linebackers 4 Samford (1963)
Courtney Messingham Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks 4 Northern Iowa (1990)
Kenith Pope Running Backs 4 Oklahoma (1976)
Troy Douglas Defensive Backs 1 Appalachian State (1986)
Luke Wells Tight Ends 4 Oklahoma (2001)
Todd Sturdy Wide Receivers, Passing Game Coordinator 2 St. Ambrose (1990)
Curtis Bray Defensive Line 4 Pittsburgh (1992)
Bill Bleil Assistant Head Coach/Offensive Line Coach 4 Northwestern College (1981)
Reference:[1]

ScheduleEdit

[2]

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 12:30 PMTulsa*FSNW 38–2354,931[3]
September 82:30 PMat Iowa*BTNW 9–670,585[4]
September 157:00 PMWestern Illinois*
  • Jack Trice Stadium
  • Ames, IA
CYtvW 37–355,783[5]
September 296:00 PMTexas Tech
  • Jack Trice Stadium
  • Ames, IA
FCS CentralL 13–2454,149[6]
October 62:30 PMat No. 13 TCUFSNW 37–2342,152[7]
October 1311:00 AMNo. 5 Kansas State
  • Jack Trice Stadium
  • Ames, IA (Rivalry)
FXL 21–2756,800[8]
October 2011:00 AMat Oklahoma StateFXL 10–3157,019[9]
October 276:00 PMBaylor 
  • Jack Trice Stadium
  • Ames, IA
FSNW 35–2154,877[10]
November 311:00 AMNo. 12 Oklahoma
  • Jack Trice Stadium
  • Ames, IA
ABCL 20–3556,585[11]
November 1011:00 AMat No. 17 TexasLHN*L 7–33100,018[12]
November 176:00 PMat KansasFSNW 51–2341,608[13]
November 232:30 PMWest Virginia
  • Jack Trice Stadium
  • Ames, IA
ABCL 24–3153,792[14]
December 312:30 PMvs. Tulsa*ESPNL 17–3153,687[15]

*Game shown on ABC stations in Iowa.

Game summariesEdit

Game 1: vs. Tulsa Golden HurricaneEdit

Game One: Tulsa Golden Hurricane at Iowa State Cyclones – Game summary[16]
1 2 34Total
Golden Hurricane 16 0 0723
Cyclones 7 17 7738

at Jack Trice Stadium, Ames, IA

  • Date: September 1
  • Game time: 2:30 p.m. CDT
  • Game weather: Temperature: 85° • Wind: SE 5–10 • Weather: overcast
  • Game attendance: 54,931
  • Referee: Referee: Rick Loumiet • Umpire: Rick Podraza • Linesman: Bill Scott • Line judge: Keith Garmond • Back judge: Donnie Aultman • Field judge: Jason Lede • Side judge: Bill Stimmel • Scorer: Shuey/Pope
  • TV announcers (FSN): Mark Followill (Play-by-Play) & Gary Reasons (Color)
Game information

Game 2: at Iowa HawkeyesEdit

Game Two: Iowa State Cyclones at Iowa Hawkeyes – Game summary[17]
1 2 34Total
Cyclones 6 3 009
Hawkeyes 3 0 036

at Kinnick Stadium, Iowa City, IA

  • Date: September 8
  • Game time: 2:42 p.m. CDT
  • Game weather: Temperature: 69° • Wind: WNW 7 • Weather: Sunny
  • Game attendance: 70,585
  • Referee: Referee: Tom Walker • Umpire: John Mascarello • Linesman: Bradford Edward • Line judge: David Oliver • Back judge: Brad Van Vark • Field judge: Scott Gaines • Side judge: Anthony Flemmin
  • TV announcers (BTN): Kevin Kugler (Play-by-play), Chuck Long (Color), Chris Martin (Color) & Jon Jansen (Sideline)
Game information

Game 3: vs. Western Illinois LeathernecksEdit

Game Three: Western Illinois Leathernecks vs Iowa State Cyclones – Game summary[18]
1 2 34Total
Leathernecks 0 0 033
Cyclones 14 7 10637

at Jack Trice Stadium, Ames, IA

  • Date: September 15
  • Game time: 7:01 p.m. CDT
  • Game weather: Temperature: 76° • Wind: SW 0-5 • Weather: Clear
  • Game attendance: 55,783
  • Referee: Referee: Cooper Castleberry • Umpire: Matt Richards • Linesman: Andy Warner • Line judge: Mark Stewart • Back judge: Joel Wetzel • Field judge: Tom Bessant • Side judge: Dave Curschman • Scorer: Shuey/Pope
Game information

Game 4: vs. Texas Tech Red RaidersEdit

Game Four: Texas Tech Red Raiders at Iowa State Cyclones – Game summary[19]
1 2 34Total
Red Raiders 0 7 71024
Cyclones 7 0 6013

at Jack Trice Stadium, Ames, IA

  • Date: September 29
  • Game time: 6:06 p.m. CDT
  • Game weather: Temperature: 79° • Wind: NW 0-5 • Weather: Clear
  • Game attendance: 54,149
  • Referee: Referee: Mike Defee • Umpire: Robert Richeson • Linesman: Al Green • Line judge: Walt Coleman • Back judge: Dax Hill • Field judge: Mike Cuttone • Side judge: Eugene Hall • Scorer: Shuey/Pope
  • TV announcers (FCS Central): Mike Gleason (Play-by-play), Dave Lapham (Color) & Lesley McCaslin (Sideline)
Game information

Game 5: at TCU Horned FrogsEdit

Game Five: Iowa State Cyclones at TCU Horned Frogs – Game summary[20]
1 2 34Total
Cyclones 16 0 71437
Horned Frogs 7 3 10323

at Amon G. Carter Stadium, Fort Worth, TX

  • Date: October 6
  • Game time: 2:36 p.m. CDT
  • Game weather: Temperature: 53° • Wind: N 14 • Weather: Cloudy
  • Game attendance: 42,152
  • Referee: Referee: Randy Christal • Umpire: Jim Adams • Linesman: Cal McNeill • Line judge: Kelly Deterding • Back judge: Terry Jones • Field judge: Joe Blubaugh • Side judge: Freeman Johns • Scorer: Ben Dobson
  • TV announcers (FSN): Mike Morgan (Play-by-play), J. C. Pearson (Color) & Laura McKeeman (Sideline)
Game information

Game 6: vs. Kansas StateEdit

Game Six: Kansas State Wildcats at Iowa State Cyclones – Game summary[21]
1 2 34Total
Wildcats 3 14 7327
Cyclones 0 14 0721

at Jack Trice Stadium, Ames, IA

  • Date: October 13
  • Game time: 11:06 a.m. CDT
  • Game weather: Temperature: 61° • Wind: S 10–15 • Weather: Overcast, mist
  • Game attendance: 56,800
  • Referee: Referee: Reggie Smith • Umpire: Robert Richeson • Linesman: Mike Moeller • Line judge: Kevin Vicknair • Back judge: Corey Luxner • Field judge: Jack G. Taylor III • Side judge: Tim Murray • Scorer: Shuey/Pope
  • TV announcers (FX): Justin Kutcher (Play-by-play), Eric Crouch (Color), & Darius Walker (Sideline)
Game information

Game 7: at Oklahoma State CowboysEdit

Game Seven: Iowa State Cyclones at Oklahoma State Cowboys – Game summary[22]
1 2 34Total
Cyclones 10 0 0010
Cowboys 7 10 7731

at Boone Pickens Stadium, Stillwater, OK

  • Date: October 20
  • Game time: CDT
  • Game weather: Temperature: 66° • Wind: S 8 • Weather: Sunny
  • Game attendance: 57,019
  • Referee: Referee: Scott Novak • Umpire: Kevin Matthews • Linesman: Doug Moore • Line judge: Frank LeBlanc • Back judge: Lyndon Nixon • Field judge: Nick Lave • Side judge: Shane Standley
  • TV announcers (FX): Justin Kutcher (Play-by-play), Eric Crouch (Color), & Darius Walker (Sideline)
Game information

Game 8: vs. Baylor BearsEdit

Game Eight: Baylor Bears at Iowa State Cyclones – Game summary[23]
1 2 34Total
Bears 7 7 0721
Cyclones 7 14 7735

at Jack Trice Stadium, Ames, IA

  • Date: October 27
  • Game time: 6:06 p.m. CDT
  • Game weather: Temperature: 40° • Wind: E 0–5 • Weather: Mostly Clear
  • Game attendance: 54,877
  • Referee: Referee: Rick Loumiet • Umpire: Rick Podraza • Linesman: Bill Scott • Line judge: Keith Garmond • Back judge: Donnie Aultman • Field judge: Jason Ledet • Side judge: Mike Contreraz • Scorer: Shuey/Pope
  • TV announcers (FSN): Mike Morgan (Play-by-play), J. C. Pearson (Color), & Laura McKeeman (Sideline)
Game information

Game 9: vs. Oklahoma SoonersEdit

Game Nine: Oklahoma Sooners at Iowa State Cyclones – Game summary[24]
1 2 34Total
Sooners 0 14 14735
Cyclones 0 6 7720

at Jack Trice Stadium, Ames, IA

  • Date: November 3
  • Game time: 11:07 a.m. CDT
  • Game weather: Temperature: 45° • Wind: NNE 0–5 • Weather: mostly sunny
  • Game attendance: 56,585
  • Referee: Referee: Tom Walker • Umpire: Scott Teifer • Linesman: Al Green • Line judge: David Oliver • Back judge: Terry White • Field judge: Scott Gaines • Side judge: Tony Flemming • Scorer: Shuey/Pope
  • TV announcers (ABC): Mike Patrick (Play-by-play), Ed Cunningham (Color) & Jeannine Edwards (Sideline)
Game information

Game 10: at Texas LonghornsEdit

Game Ten: Iowa State Cyclones at Texas Longhorns – Game summary[25]
1 2 34Total
Cyclones 0 7 007
Longhorns 14 6 31033

at Darrell K Royal–Texas Memorial Stadium, Austin, TX

  • Date: November 10
  • Game time: 11:08 a.m. CST
  • Game weather: Temperature: 78° • Wind: S 15–20 • Weather: partly cloudy
  • Game attendance: 100,018
  • Referee: Referee: Greg Burks • Umpire: Jim Adams • Linesman: George Gusman • Line judge: Kevin Mar • Back judge: Brian Ernest • Field judge: Scott Gaines • Side judge: Tony Flemming • Scorer: Shuey/Pope
  • TV announcers (Longhorn Network/ABC): Mark Neely (Play–by–play), Ray Bentley (Color) & Kaylee Hartung (Sideline) (ABC); Mike Patrick (Play-by-play), Ed Cunningham (color) & Jeannine Edwards (Sideline) (Longhorn Network)
Game information

Game 11: at Kansas JayhawksEdit

Game Eleven: Iowa State Cyclones at Kansas Jayhawks – Game summary[26]
1 2 34Total
Cyclones 10 28 31051
Jayhawks 7 10 0623

at Memorial Stadium, Lawrence, KS

  • Date: November 17
  • Game time: 6:06 p.m. CST
  • Game weather: Temperature: 52° • Wind: SSE 11 • Weather: clear
  • Game attendance: 41,608
  • Referee: Referee: Dan Romeo • Umpire: Scott Teifer • Linesman: Rick Smith • Line judge: Mark Bovos • Back judge: Terry White • Field judge: Bobby Bernard • Side judge: Criag Faulkner • Scorer: Beau White
  • TV announcers (FSN): Steve Physioc (Play-by-play), J. C. Pearson (Color) & Laura McKeeman (Sideline)
Game information

Game 12: vs. West Virginia MountaineersEdit

Game Twelve: West Virginia Mountaineers at Iowa State Cyclones – Game summary[27]
1 2 34Total
Mountaineers 3 14 31131
Cyclones 0 14 7324

at Jack Trice Stadium, Ames, IA

  • Date: November 23
  • Game time: 2:36 p.m. CST
  • Game weather: Temperature: 32° • Wind: NW 15 • Weather: clear
  • Game attendance: 53,792
  • Referee: Referee: Reggie Smith • Umpire: Michael Cooper • Linesman: Mike Moeller • Line judge: Kevin Vicknair • Back judge: Donnie Aultman • Field judge: Jack G. Taylor III • Side judge: Tim Murray • Scorer: Shuey/Pope
  • TV announcers (ABC): Dave Lamont (Play-by-play) & Kelly Stouffer (Color)
Game information

Game 13: vs. Tulsa Golden HurricaneEdit

Game Thirteen: Iowa State Cyclones vs. Tulsa Golden Hurricane – Game summary[28]
1 2 34Total
Cyclones 17 0 0017
Golden Hurricane 7 14 7331

at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium, Memphis, TN

  • Date: December 31
  • Game time: 2:37 p.m. CST
  • Game weather: Temperature: 47° • Wind: S 10 • Weather: cloudy
  • Game attendance: 53,687
  • Referee: Referee: Alan Eck • Umpire: Roscoe Meisenheimer • Linesman: Tim Croley • Line judge: Marc Bovos • Back judge: Chris Alston • Field judge: Nick Lave • Side judge: Fulton Carson • Scorer: UM Statcrew
  • TV announcers (ESPN): Mark Jones (Play-by-play), Brock Huard (Color) & Jessica Mendoza (Sideline)
Game information

RankingsEdit

In the preseason USA Today Coaches' Poll and Associated Press Top 25 Poll Iowa State didn't receive any points. In the week one (September 2) coaches poll Iowa State was ranked T–40th receiving 10 points. In the week one (September 2) AP poll Iowa State was ranked T–38th with 3 points. In the week two (September 9) coaches poll Iowa State was ranked 40th receiving 10 points. In the week two (September 9) AP poll Iowa State was ranked T–39th with 5 points. In the week three (September 16) coaches poll Iowa State was ranked T–31st receiving 29 points. In the week three (September 16) AP poll Iowa State was ranked 33rd with 15 points. In the week four (September 23) coaches poll Iowa State was ranked 29th receiving 45 points. In the week four (September 23) AP poll Iowa State was ranked 32nd with 16 points. In the week five (September 30) coaches poll Iowa State was not ranked and didn't receive any votes. In the week five (September 30) AP poll Iowa State was ranked T–38th with 3 points. In the week six (October 7) coaches poll Iowa State was ranked 25th receiving 73 points. In the week six (October 7) AP poll Iowa State was ranked 28th with 54 points.


Ranking movements
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll Pre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Final 
AP NR RV RV RV RV RV RV NR NR NR NR NR RV NR NR NR 
Coaches NR RV RV RV RV NR 25 RV NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR 
Harris Not released 25 RV RV NR NR NR NR NR NR Not released 
BCS Not released 24 NR NR NR NR NR NR NR Not released

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