The Hlog by Mike Hlas

Hlas: Hawkeyes’ 12th hurdle could be their highest

The tension in Nebraska's Memorial Stadium Friday could be so thick that you could cut it with a - stop right there.

This is no time f ... »

Hawkeye Confidential: Iowa’s last unbeaten football team

The last time Iowa's football team went through a regular-season without a loss was 1922. My math says that was a long time ago.

Even ... »

Hlas Podcast: Sports Illustrated's Albert Chen

Sports Illustrated's Albert Chen, who wrote the story on the Iowa football team for this week's issue that has the Hawkeyes on ... »

Fun Facts: Iowa-Nebraska, Git-R-Done Edition

Hey everybody, have you heard Iowa's football team is 11-0?

That means the Iowa-Nebraska regular-season finale is important. But fun. ... »

Hlas: Hawkeyes add an opponent: SI cover jinx

IOWA CITY - People who believe in jinxes are, as a rule, saps and suckers.

They're more vulnerable to schemes and scams. They willingl ... »

Hlas Podcast: Tom Shatel of Omaha World-Herald

Finally, Omaha World-Herald columnist Tom Shatel writes, ... »

Hey Hawkeyes, most 11-0 teams get to 12-0

All right, Iowa, you're 11-0 in football. That's new stuff. How do teams handle being 11-0?

Well, of the 12 FBS teams this decade that ... »

B1G Numbers: Hawkeyes, Clemson last of the unbeaten

The Big Ten got stood on its ear Saturday.

Everyone who had both Michigan State winning at Ohio State and Northwestern prevailing at Wiscon ... »

Hlas: Pollard had little choice but to fire Rhoads

You're either selling hope or recent success in college football. If you have neither, you have problems.

Iowa State Athletic Director Jami ... »

Hlas: How West was won by Hawkeyes? Minimal drama

IOWA CITY - Of course, there was hugging on the sideline and loud cheering in the stands.

But there wasn't a fans-storming-the-field scene ... »

Halftime Thoughts: Iowa 20, Purdue 10

IOWA CITY - Baby, it's cold outside. This really wouldn't have been an ideal day for an outdoor wrestling meet.

Yet, something tells me Tom ... »

Postgame video: Kirk Ferentz on win over Purdue

Here’s part of Kirk Ferentz’s postgame press conference after his Iowa football team’s 40-20 win over Purdue Saturday at Kinnick Stadium.

Hlas: Bitter day could be so sweet in Kinnick

True confession: Before the Illinois State-Iowa football game of Sept. 5, I was prepared to skip postgame interviews of Iowa's players and head coa ... »

Fun Facts: Purdue-Iowa, Astronauts Edition

That isn't really the "World's Largest Drum" in the accompanying photo, no matter what Purdue claims. ... »

Fun Facts: Iowa-Marquette

Iowa-Marquette will be televised by FS1. There also is an FS2. Check your cable listings.

Now, on with the Fun Facts.

1. This is th ... »