Gametime: 7:00 pm Where: Jack Trice Stadium
Coaches: Iowa State's Paul Rhoads (first season) and North Dakota State's Craig Bohl (seventh year, 49-17).
All-Time Series Record: This is the first meeting between the two schools.
North Dakota State Players In Focus:
Offensive Leader: Senior running back Pat Paschall who will be trying to replace Tyler Roehl who led the team in rushing last year and who scored 15 touchdowns. Paschall was a solid back-up last year rushing for over 600 yards.
Defensive Leader: Junior strong safety Cyrus Lemon who had 69 tackles and two interceptions last season.
GAME PREDICTION: Iowa State 41-14