With Shan Illingworth filling in during the majority of the season for injured Spencer Sanders, it will be interesting to see who takes the snaps for the Cowboys. With Sanders potentially coming back, it will be interesting to see what the Cyclones do. Illingworth is a straight pocket passer, while Sanders is an explosive mobile QB. Chubba Hubbard and Tylan Wallace will also play huge roles with their star and big play ability.
Iowa STate What to Watch: Defense and Arnold Azuna
While it will be crucial for Iowa State to get the offense going, the defense is the pain point of emphasis. Not only will the defensive line need to get pressure, but the secondary will need to have another huge game. Star Safety Isheem Young will be out for the first half due to targeting, so Arnold Azuna will need to step in which he is very capable of creating solid plays for the Cyclones.