Around SB Nation's college blogs today:
- Black Heart Gold Pants finds the rumor that Iowa is on the list of potential destinations for departed Missouri quarterback Tyler Gabbert curious.
- Every Day Should Be Saturday takes aim at terrible covers for books by and about coaches.
- Sippin' On Purple likes the idea of Northwestern locking Pat Fitzgerald up forever.
- Alligator Army says goodbye to true freshman running back Mike Blakely, who's transferring from Florida after early-enrolling in January.
- Conquest Chronicles doesn't care for the idea of black helmets for the Trojans against UCLA this year, but acknowledges that it's a generational thing.
- Bill Connelly breaks down perennial underdog Vanderbilt's chances in 2011.