BYU Football Drops Third Straight Game With Home Loss To Iowa State

Nov 11, 2023, 11:35 PM | Updated: Nov 13, 2023, 3:30 pm

PROVO, Utah – The BYU football team suffered its third consecutive loss after getting blown out at home by the Iowa State Cyclones.

BYU blown out at home by Iowa State

The Cougars hosted the Cyclones at LaVell Edwards Stadium in Provo, Utah on Friday, September 29.

BYU lost to Iowa State, 45-13.

It was BYU’s third straight loss. After beating Texas Tech on October 21, the Cougars have lost to No. 7 Texas, West Virginia, and Iowa State. BYU has two more games left on its regular season schedule, vs. No. 17 Oklahoma and at No. 15 Oklahoma State. The Cougars need one more victory to become bowl-eligible.


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Iowa State-BYU Series History

Games played: Five

All-time record: Iowa State leads 5-0


  • September 28, 1968: Iowa State 28, BYU 20 in Provo
  • September 27, 1969: ISU 10, BYU 0 in Ames
  • October 13, 1973: ISU 26, BYU 24 in Provo
  • September 28, 1974: ISU 34, BYU 7 in Ames
  • November 11, 2023: ISU 45, BYU 13 in Provo

Home: 0-3

Road: 0-2

Neutral: 0-0

Up next for BYU football

With the loss, the Cougars fell to a 5-5 record this season, including 2-5 in Big 12 action.

BYU’s next game is at home against the No. 17 Oklahoma Sooners on Saturday, November 18 at 10 a.m. (MT). The game will be broadcast on ABC/ESPN, KSL NewsRadio (102.7 FM & 1160 AM, and

Mitch Harper is a BYU Insider for and host of the Cougar Tracks Podcast (SUBSCRIBE) and Cougar Sports Saturday (Saturday from 12–3 p.m.) on KSL Newsradio. Follow Mitch’s coverage of BYU in the Big 12 Conference on X and Threads: @Mitch_Harper.

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BYU Football Drops Third Straight Game With Home Loss To Iowa State