Iowa State Cyclones Defensive Players to Watch vs. Texas Tech Red Raiders

The Texas Tech Red Raiders will play their penultimate Big 12 game of the season in Ames, Iowa on Saturday to secure Bowl qualifiers against the Iowa State Cyclone.s

The Red Raiders lead the all-time streak 12-8. Iowa State had won the last five meetings before Tech’s thrilling 41-38 win last season.

Under coach Matt Campbell, Iowa State was a bit of a disappointment last season, having started the season No. 7 in the AP poll before ending with a 7-6 record and a loss to the Clemson Tigers in the Cheez-It Bowl ended. This season has arguably been worse for the team as the Cyclones enter Saturday with a 4-6 record and a 1-6 record in Big 12 games. Five of the Iowa State losses were one point or less.