Iowa State football’s nonconference opponents are set through the 2024 season, per 247Sports’ Alex Halsted.
Iowa State athletics director Jamie Pollard announced on Monday that the Cyclones have locked in their nonleague opponents for the next seven seasons, though the exact dates are to be announced.
Future opponents include Nevada-Las Vegas and Ohio University. The UNLV games will be played in a home-and-home series starting with a home game for Iowa State in 2020. The Cyclones will head to the Sin City in 2021.
Aside from the annual Cy-Hawk matchup between Iowa State and in-state rival Iowa, here is a glimpse of who the Cyclones will face in nonconference play over the next seven seasons.
Nonconference opponents for Iowa State
(List excludes annual Iowa State-Iowa game.)
2018: South Dakota State, Akron
2019: Louisiana-Monroe, Northern Iowa
2020: South Dakota, Nevada-Las Vegas
2021: Northern Iowa, Nevada-Las Vegas
2022: Ohio, Southeast Missouri State
2023: Ohio, Northern Iowa
2024: Arkansas State, North Dakota
Iowa State opens the 2018 campaign Sept. 1 against South Dakota State at Jack Trice Stadium in Ames, Iowa.
The Cyclones open Big 12 play two weeks later when they host Oklahoma. Iowa State has three of its first four games of the season on home turf.