The Hlog by Mike Hlas

Hlas: Hawkeyes a little lucky, a lot good

I got this email Sunday morning from someone who isn’t from the extended Iowa Hawkeye football family:

“Bet the farm on ... »

B1G numbers: Navy gets out of Hawkeyes’ way

The opening week of Big Ten play (other than a Rutgers-Penn State game on Sept. 19 that you had every reason to ignore) brought two one-side ... »

Halftime Thoughts: Iowa 10, Wisconsin 3

It’s just a one-score difference. But the mood in Madison is indigo.

After having relative success moving the ball via pass for ... »

Hlas: Red zone ‘D’ gives Iowa bright red ‘W’

MADISON, Wis. – “Once you hear them be quiet, that’s what you want to do,” Iowa cornerback Desmond King said abo ... »

How America is picking the Iowa-Wisconsin game

Some weeks, it’s difficult to find predictions on an Iowa game because of the opponent.

It wasn’t really necessary to ma ... »

Hlas: Are Hawkeyes ready to capture relevance?

You shouldn’t look to others for validation. They don’t know what’s in your head and your heart.

The same applies ... »

Fun Facts: Iowa-Wisconsin

We go from the least-fun game of Iowa’s football season (North Texas) to objective followers, to perhaps the most-fun to anticipate ( ... »

Hlastradamus: He’s all over Hawkeyes and Cyclones

This has been the autumn of Hlastradamus’ discontent.

I don’t know why. It’s just fun to write nonsense like that ... »

Hlas Podcast: Wisconsin beat writer Jeff Potrykus

It's Iowa-Wisconsin Week, so the guest on this week's Mike Hlas Podcast is Jeff Potrykus, who covers the ... »

Hlas: Beathard brothers parts of sports/music double-dynasty

IOWA CITY — C.J. Beathard said Tuesday that his brother “has been killing it.”

The night before in a phone interv ... »

The kicker of Iowa’s all-time long FG ... is where?

There is one Iowa Hawkeyes field goal that was longer than the one Marshall Koehn made to defeat Pittsburgh on Sept. 19.

But what has ... »

Micah Hyde: Why I didn’t have big punt-returns at Iowa

First things first, former Iowa defensive back Micah Hyde has a future in broadcasting if he wants it.

Hyde is the weekly guest of &#x ... »

Iowa’s Jordan Canzeri is Big Ten’s Mr. Touchdown

The nonsense is over. No more games against Kansas for you, Rutgers.

No more Hawaii (0 points at Ohio State, 0 points at Wisconsin), B ... »

Hlas: Hawkeyes’ West quest starts in lions’ den

Saturday is a bright red opportunity for Iowa football.

To say the winner of the Iowa-Wisconsin game in Madison will be in the driver& ... »

Video: Kirk Ferentz’s postgame press conference

Here is some of Iowa football coach Kirk Ferentz’s postgame press conference after his team defeated North Texas, 62-16, Saturday at Kinnick Stadium.