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Iowa State Football Tickets

In college football, you don’t have to have a long and storied history to be successful, you just need to find the right coach. The Iowa State Cyclones are a perfect example of that. For years, the Cyclones were a mediocre program with cheap Iowa State football tickets widely available. But the arrival of head coach Matt Campbell changed the program forever. He turned the Cyclones into a serious football program and a legitimate contender in the Big 12. As a result, last-minute Iowa State football tickets now sell like hotcakes for every home game.

A History of Futility

The Cyclones have been playing football since 1892, albeit with limited success during that time. Iowa State won conference championships in 1911 and 1912, but that is where the program peaked during the 20th century. For decades, the Cyclones were perennial doormats in the Big Six and Big Eight Conferences. Signs of hope were brief and sporadic. While the Cyclones played in four bowl games during the 1970s, they lost all of them. After 1978, Iowa State didn’t get back to a bowl game until 2000, when the Cyclones won their first bowl in program history. One coach after another failed to gain traction, most of them leaving Ames with a losing record during their tenure.

The Magic Man

In 2016, the Cyclones hit the jackpot when they hired Matt Campbell as their head coach. Campbell almost immediately turned the program around, going 3-9 in his first season but guiding Iowa State to an 8-5 campaign and a bowl win in his second season. In a short period of time, Campbell turned Iowa State into a program that others in the Big 12 respected and almost feared. 

In 2020, Campbell led the Cyclones to the Big 12 Championship Game and a New Year’s Six bowl game for the first time in program history. The Cyclones finished the season 9-3 and ranked in the top-10, both watermarks for the program. In just five seasons, Campbell changed the trajectory of the program, setting up Iowa State to be a force to be reckoned with moving forward.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where Does Iowa State Football Play?

The Cyclones play their games at Jack Trice Stadium, which is located on the ISU campus in Ames, Iowa. The Cyclones have played their home games there since 1975. The stadium was named in honor of Jack Trice, who was the first African-American athlete in Iowa State history. With a capacity of 61,500 fans, Jack Trice Stadium is the third-largest football venue in the Big 12.

When do Iowa State tickets go on sale?

Cheap Iowa State tickets to games played at Jack Trice Stadium are available months in advance, as are Iowa State tickets for away games. In other words, there’s no rush to check Iowa State’s schedule. Just grab tickets whenever you’ve got the itch.

Is it better to buy Iowa State tickets in advance?

With Iowa State tickets being available so far ahead of time, it’s easy to buy tickets whenever you want to – but there’s little need to plan ahead. You can often get cheap last-minute tickets to Iowa State games by waiting to make your purchase until the very last minute. As game day gets closer and sellers drop their prices, fans reap the benefits.

What’s the best way to buy cheap Iowa State tickets?

The best way to buy cheap Iowa State tickets is always going to be from a secure online platform that connects fans and resellers. These ticket marketplaces often have some of the cheapest ticket prices and are the easiest way to shop for Iowa State tickets. Can you buy Iowa State tickets at the stadium? Sure – but you’ll likely be paying a higher price than you need to!  

Why should I choose Gametime over other ticket marketplaces?

Ticket marketplaces are the best place to find sports tickets. And when it comes to cheap Iowa State tickets, Gametime is a no-brainer. Seats bought through us are affordable because we charge some of the lowest service fees anywhere. On top of that, we show you the view from the seats you’re shopping for thanks to our panoramic seat view photos. You’ll never have to buy seats blind with Gametime – you’ll know what your view at Jack Trice Stadium will be before you buy those cheap Iowa State tickets. So the next time you’re in the market for cheap Iowa State tickets, turn to Gametime.

How much are Iowa State Football tickets?

Iowa State ticket prices will differ depending on a number of factors. Generally speaking, the average ticket price for Iowa State tickets is around $49 a ticket. But you can be looking at a few hundred dollars more, depending on the opponent, stage of play, and demand. 

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