The Hlog by Mike Hlas

Watch: Week 12 college football picks on On Iowa Gameday, including Iowa-Purdue

Iowa is a 7.5 point favorite for Senior Day against Purdue at Kinnick Stadium. After an unusual two weeks that saw the Hawkeyes beat Ohio State 55-24 ...

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Hlas: Lid won’t stay on Boilers much longer

The three most-common point totals in Big Ten football games this season are 24, 17 and 10.Eleven times, teams have scored exactly 24 points in a Big ...

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On Iowa Podcast: Making sense of 66 yards, previewing Purdue and senior day

After Iowa football went from one extreme (55-24 win over Ohio State) to the other (gaining 66 yards in a 38-14 loss at Wisconsin) in a span of two we ...

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Hlastradamus: Hawkeyes bounce back against Boilers

Hey, Hlastradamus is back. The prophet will understand if you don't pelt him with roses and chocolates. Picking Iowa to cover at Wisconsin last week w ...

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Fun Facts: Purdue-Iowa, the Cardi B Edition

Purdue and Iowa. Let's make our own fun. With facts. 1. Iowa running back Akrum Wadley averaged 11.7 yards per carry (15 for 176 yards) at Purdue las ...

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Hlas: The day Iowa football had minus-19 yards

Having never seen a 66-yard offensive output in my days covering major-college football, it's hard for me to shake what I saw from Iowa in its game at ...

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Adrian Clayborn, C.J. Beathard have their best NFL Sundays

Saturday wasn't the best of days for Iowa football. You know the score. But on Sunday, a pair of former Hawkeyes had the best days of their careers. ...

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Big Ten football rankings: Keokuk for Iowa’s bowl locale?

1. Wisconsin (7-0 Big Ten, 10-0 overall): People have called the Badgers' schedule soft. This week's games: Michigan-Wisconsin, Mercer-Alabama, Citade ...

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Hlas: “Extreme Extremes,” the 2017 Iowa football story

It's a really weird Iowa football season. The weirdest? Nah, not even close. That was 1988. The Hawkeyes opened the season by losing in the warmth of ...

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Hlas: House of Pain, WI 53711 - Wisconsin jumped around, atop and over Iowa

MADISON, Wis. - Josh Jackson came to a postgame press conference here wearing a shirt with the wording "Ego is the Enemy." There's not much the sensa ...

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How America is picking Iowa-Wisconsin

Wisconsin is favored by double-digits to beat Iowa Saturday. That doesn't always mean something, as last week's Iowa game showed. What do your fellow ...

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Iowa football Game Report: Wisconsin 38, Hawkeyes 14

Notes and numbers from No. 20 Iowa's 38-14 loss to No. 8 Wisconsin Saturday in Madison, Wis.   Play of the game The Set Up - As "over" as this game ...

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Hlas: Barry Alvarez’s bright red blueprint still works at Wisconsin

Twin sons of different bulls? "It feels like looking in a mirror sometimes when I see Iowa," said Wisconsin Athletic Director Barry Alvarez. "Kirk F ...

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Hlastradamus: Badgers by 12.5? Seer thinks not

Hlastradamus has no interest in discussing last week.Let's just say he took Ohio State and the points against Iowa, and was off by a mere seven touchd ...

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On Iowa Podcast: Putting the Ohio State win in perspective and previewing Wisconsin

Iowa has a game against a top-10 team this week. Normally that would be the No. 1 topic of conversation on the On Iowa Podcast. But of course, after I ...

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