Nov 23, 2012; Ames, Iowa, USA; The Iowa State Cyclones band performs before a game against the West Virginia Mountaineers at Jack Trice Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Peter G. Aiken-USA TODAY Sports
As more fans are buying in to what Paul Rhoads is creating, the Iowa State Cyclones have benefited with terrific fan turnouts at all of their home games. Expect more of the same this year with every season pass sold out for the 2013 season.
Yesterday, the Cyclones’ official website announced that all 43,000 season tickets were sold. It was a move that was expected as they urged everyone to move fast on buying the tickets when they were available to purchase in July. Student tickets were all sold out on July 18th, shortly after those were made available.
"“We are completely sold out of our season ticket inventory. The only remaining tickets are single-game tickets (except for the Iowa game which sold out late last week) and an end-of-the-year mini-pack from unused inventory of visiting team allotments,” Director of Athletics Jamie Pollard said [on the Cyclones’ official athletic website]. “We fully anticipate that our first four home games will all completely sell out and that is unprecedented for our program.”"
Despite all the critics calling for a step back this season, like myself, with all the inexperience at the lines, that’s not stopping fans from supporting their team this fall.
Cyclone football has always overachieved under Rhoads because he’s a tremendous coach that gets his players to buy in to his way. Consistent team chemistry that finally could have a reliable quarterback makes all of us excited about what the team can accomplish.
Single game tickets (again, except for the game against the Hawkeyes) will be available tomorrow morning. Any fans that want to catch the Cyclones for a game or two should act quickly.