The game will be broadcast live on Comcast Sportsnet Chicago at 2 p.m.
Linebacker Alex Donnelly set a career-best with 10 tackles against the Bears.
The Redbirds will attempt to get back to .500 on the season with a victory.
Defensively, Mike Banks earned a career-high nine tackles, including eight unassisted.
The game will mark the 102nd in the series between ISU and EIU.
2012 at Iowa State: Played in seven games and started three for the Cyclones ... threw for 624 yards and six touchdowns, while also rushing for 130 yards on the ground.
2011 at Iowa State: Started six games, leading Iowa State to victories over No. 19 Texas Tech, Kansas and No. 2 Oklahoma State ... despite starting just six games, still earned honorable mention honors from the league's coaches for Big 12 Offensive Freshman of the Year ... earned Iowa State's Ray Scott Award, given to the Cyclones' outstanding offensive player ... finished the season with 1,201 yards passing and six touchdowns ... was second on the Cyclones in rushing with 437 yards and a touchdown ... put together one of the greatest stat lines in Iowa State history against OSU, completing 31-of-58 passes for 376 yards and three touchdowns, along with rushing for 84 yards ... the 376 passing yards ranks as the fifth-most in a single game in school history, while his 460 yards of total offense ranks third ... earned first career start at Texas Tech, throwing for 144 yards and a touchdown on 14-of-26 passing ... also rushed for 92 yards and a touchdown to help take Iowa State to its first-ever win in Lubbock ... threw for 175 yards and rushed for 125 in a win over Kansas, becoming first ISU quarterback since Bret Meyer in 2004 to run and throw for at least 100 yards in a game ... also started for Cyclones at Oklahoma, Kansas State and against Rutgers in New Era Pinstripe Bowl.
2010 at Iowa State: Redshirted.
Garland HS: Three-star recruit ... coached by Jeff Jordan ... ranked 27th nationally among dual-threat quarterbacks according to Rivals.com ... 69th ranked player in SportsDay's Area 100 by the Dallas Morning News ... chose Iowa State over Houston and Kansas State ... led the Garland Owls to a 9-1 record as a senior ... threw for 2,134 yards and 20 touchdowns in 2009 ... also ran for 373 yards and six touchdowns ... broke Garland High School record for most pass completions in a game with 24 against Abilene Cooper ... quarterbacked the Owls to an 11-2 record as a junior ... honorable mention all-district as a junior ... threw for 1,376 yards and 14 touchdowns and ran for 420 yards and three touchdowns as a junior ... broke school record for most passing yards in a game with 383 against Lake Highlands ... threw for 761 yards and seven touchdowns as a sophomore ... also lettered in baseball, basketball and track.
Personal: Born March 29, 1992 ... son of Duke and Laura Barnett ... pre-business major.