"As a fanbase, you collectively get the blog you deserve. Point in case: The strange journey of Iowa football through the Kirk Ferentz era - and the equally strange collection of dialogues, third-grade quality Microsoft Paint art, and outright dementia that is Black Heart Gold Pants."
"Iowa sucking this year helped fuel the bitter farce fire they stoked all year long, but BHGP went above and beyond the call of duty this year."
- Every Day Should Be Saturday
"Now, those gentlemen occasionally work a bit blue and once in a great while step over the line with a toe or two. OK, they do so every day, with all 10 toes in a synchronized stomp on what some prudes commonly call 'good taste.'"
- Mike Hlas, The Hlog
"They put out killer, killer content."
"The inspired, witty, clever, best damn blog in the Big Ten."
- Lake The Posts
"When they're not getting linked by Deadspin or pissing off MgoBlog, they're going all Goulet on your ass."
- Maize 'n Brew
"BHGP, as I’ve said, is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy."
- Our Honor Defend
- Andy Staples, SI.com
"For additional coverage, check out Black Heart Gold Pants (perhaps the best name for a blog in the FBS)"
- The Quad, New York Times
"The righteous and hilarious wrath of the guys who started an Iowa weblog because they thought what Orson Swindle's sense of humor lacked was a sufficient appreciation for the sublimely profane and hysterically absurd"
- Dawg Sports
"Does it surprise anybody that Iowa's QB is apparently as batshit insane as the BHGP crew?...[M]ost of the time I feel like they're all on LSD."
- Some guy at Black Shoe Diaries
"If you think our site is weird, you should see the Iowa site which spawned 99% of the Leman stuff"
- Cairo, SpartanTailgate.com
"Black Heart Gold Pants continues to be one of the most idiotic sites on the internet. You seriously get stupider just by going over to that site."
- An Armani-clad scholar from a just Northwestern message board
"Black Heart Gold Pants sucks"
- Max the Plagiarizer