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Hlas: Hawkeyes prey on wounded Huskers

LINCOLN, Neb. - There's an old joke that goes like this:

I cried because I had no shoes until I met a man who had no feet. So I took his shoes. He didn't need them, anyway.

So it was Friday in Memorial Stadium. Iowa, a football team that ... »

Iowa football Game Report: Hawkeyes 56, Nebraska Cornhuskers 14

LINCOLN, Neb. - News and notes from Iowa's win over Nebraska in the regular-season finale Friday at Memorial Stadium.

 

Play of the game

The Set Up - It was 14-14 at halftime ... »

How America is picking Iowa-Nebraska

Hey, what's America say about today's Iowa-Nebraska football game? Here are some picks. Click on the links for their rationales.

SI.com: ... »

Watch: Week 13 college football picks on On Iowa Gameday, including Iowa-Nebraska

The final week of the college football regular season is here, and with it comes a bevy of rivalry games.

See how The Gazette's Marc Morehouse, Mike Hlas and Jeremiah Davis are picking Ohio State-Michigan, Wisconsin-Minnesota, Alabama-Auburn, Io ... »

Hlas: Iowa-Nebraska just another game

A team that can't move the ball against a team that can't stop anyone from moving it ...

That's not a good sales pitch to watch today's Iowa-Nebraska game, and it isn't how the Hawkeyes-Huskers series was supposed to go. This was once presumed t ... »

Hlastradamus takes Hawkeyes in his final picks ever

This is it for Hlastradamus.

You'll be left to your own devices for the Army-Navy game. The seer suggests you call in the Marines.

The prophet has sent word he's focusing his future forecasts on your planet's pressing problems, like over ... »

Fun Facts: Iowa-Nebraska, the Bowie/Sinatra edition

Fun Facts. Iowa-Nebraska.

They may not all be fun, actually. This is something I've done the last few years to have fun, and to force myself to pore over game notes and try to learn a few things. But mostly, to have fun.

I'll do one more ... »

Iowa's Josh Jackson: No bluster, just belief

IOWA CITY - Josh Jackson is full of self-confidence, but lacking in self-promotion.

In a seemingly bold admission Tuesday by someone who had one career start before this season, the Iowa junior cornerback said winning the Jim Thorpe Award was a ... »

Big Ten football: It’s not for everyone

No, this week's Big Ten Performance Rankings can't explain how Iowa's Josey Jewell isn't among the five Butkus Award finalists for the nation's best linebacker.

Maybe it really is time to abolish the Electoral College. That said, here are this w ... »

Hlas: Hawkeyes are frozen stiff

IOWA CITY - There was no crowd-storm this time. Not even crowd flurries.

You've never seen fewer folks in Kinnick Stadium at the end of a Hawkeyes game, even a spring game. Those who did remain until the finish of  ... »

Hlas: Hawkeyes are frozen stiff
IOWA CITY - There was no crowd-storm this time. Not even crowd flurries. You've never seen fewer folks in Kinnick Stadium at the end of a Hawkeyes ga ... »
Hlas: Iowa’s Noah Fant is Player of the People
IOWA CITY - Noah Fant's touchdowns are your touchdowns. The Iowa sophomore tight end is very good, and getting better all the time. But that's not wh ... »
Hlas: Iowa Hawkeyes and Mason City get a kick out of Miguel Recinos
IOWA CITY - Miguel Recinos was especially impressive twice last Saturday. Trailing 10-7, Iowa's football team chose to go for a first down on 4th-and ... »