Iowa is looking to bounce back from a season-opening loss to Northern Illinois. The Hawkeyes will welcome the Missouri State Bears to Kinnick Stadium on Saturday. Iowa joined Purdue as the only two Big Ten teams to lose its opening game this season.
Iowa State will have to turn its attention from one in-state rival to another this week. After losing to Northern Iowa on Saturday in Ames, the Cyclones have extra time to prepare for Iowa. ISU is off this week but hosts the Hawkeyes a week from Saturday at Jack Trice Stadium. Starting center Tom Farniok will miss the game with a sprained MCL.