The Hlog by Mike Hlas

Hlas: Will receiver attrition catch up to Hawkeyes?

The question here for much of this week: Who will pick up the slack for Iowa at wide receiver now that Matt VandeBerg is out with a broken foot? Befo ...

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Hlastradamus: Psychic cat takes ‘Cats and the points

Hlastradamus is a homer. No, he doesn't root for Iowa teams. But he handicaps them with a brilliance normally shown only by prophets. Wait a second. ...

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Fun Facts: Northwestern-Iowa, Julia Louis-Dreyfus edition

Shouldn't it be Northmidwestern? Why must I be the one to point out these obvious things? Anyway, here are the Northwestern-Iowa Fun Facts: 1. Iowa' ...

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Watch: ‘I On The Hawks’ breaks down Northwestern-Iowa

Northwestern visits Kinnick Stadium on Saturday in need of a victory after a 1-3 start. The Hawkeyes, meanwhile, look for a 2-0 start to Big Ten play ...

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Iowa punter Ron Coluzzi has been fantastic

The Big Ten cited Iowa senior punter Ron Coluzzi as its Special Teams Player of the Week this week, and with good reason. What Coluzzi has done over ...

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Hlas: Matt VandeBerg joins long list of torn this, broken that

IOWA CITY - A tough break for Iowa, Matt VandeBerg's broken foot. Not to be flippant about it, mind you. A broken foot is a pretty terrible thing for ...

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Kroul Farms ‘plugging along’ despite floodwaters

MOUNT VERNON - Drive by Kroul Farms on Highway 1 and you think you're looking at what would make a pretty picture postcard. It's located on the edge ...

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Ex-Hawkeye Maurice Fleming saves game for West Virginia

Many times, players transfer from Iowa and aren't heard from again. That isn't the case with defensive back Maurice Fleming, who left the Hawkeyes in ...

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Hlas: Hawkeyes and B1G West unknown quantities

The Rutgers football experience reminded me a lot of the Maryland football experience of two years ago when Iowa played there. Which is to say, it did ...

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Big Ten Football Power Rankings: Alex Hornibrook is the next Trevor Siemian

Big Ten power rankings for people who think if you have to say you're powerful, you aren't. 1. Wisconsin (4-0): Redshirt freshman Alex Hornibrook's f ...

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Hlas: Akrum Wadley takes it to the house at home

PISCATAWAY, N.J. - They don't ask how, they ask how many. Except that when it comes to Iowa football, there are current worries about how the Hawkeye ...

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Iowa football Game Report: Hawkeyes 14, Rutgers Scarlet Knights 7

Opening Salvo As Marvin "Shake" Tiller once told Billy Clyde Puckett, nobody ever said it wasn't gonna be semi-tough. The New York Giants of Shake a ...

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Hlastradamus: Mediocre prophet takes mediocre Rutgers (and 13 points)

Hlastradamus was no one's favorite in North Dakota last week when he said Iowa would cover whatever the point spread was. Since Las Vegas had no line ...

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Hlas: Free speech can come with price in college football

So far, there are few college football imitators of Colin Kaepernick, protester. The NFL quarterback's silent objection during the national anthem to ...

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Fun Facts: Iowa-Rutgers, Strangers in a Strange Land

New Jersey. Everything about it screams fun. The Jersey Shore. What's left of Atlantic City. Closing lanes on the George Washington Bridge out of spi ...

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