The Hawkeyes, there is no comparison. This question should never be asked again.
For the record, the Cyclones have won the Cy Hawk Trophy, awarded to the athletic department with the most annual wins for three of the past four years, including 16 - 11 point win for the 2009 -10 athletic season. So yes, I can see why the Hawkeyes never want to see the answer to this question again.
Iowa Hawkeyes and the Iowa State Cyclones are the two big names...
Iowa Hawkeyes...I think...& hope
Bill Fennelly Iowa State, Lisa Bluder Iowa
Iowa Hawkeyes Iowa State Cyclones Northern Iowa Panthers Drake Bulldogs
Iowa State won 15-13. :)
Iowa State Cyclones (Cy) and Iowa Hawkeyes (Hawk).
It's not widely called the cyclone state. It depends on whether your are an Iowa State (University) Cyclones fan or a fan of the Iowa Hawkeyes (University of Iowa)
The Iowa Hawkeyes (University of Iowa) play a wide variety of men's and women's sports. They include, basketball, baseball, football, wrestling, golf, gymnastics, tennis, swimming and diving, soccer, track and field, volleyball, softball, rowing, field hockey and cross country.The Iowa Hawkeyes is the team for the University of Iowa. They play football, but they also play basketball, as well as other sports at the university.
Ohio , hands down
Iowa State Cyclones football was created in 1892.
The home of the Iowa State Cyclones is Ames Iowa
the state's nickname is hawkeye state because the football team is Iowa hawkeyes.