Around SB Nation's college blogs today:
- Iowa blog Black Heart Gold Pants has well wishes for the Iowa State program as several of the program's athletic buildings are under water as a result of major flooding in the Squaw Creek and Skunk River.
- With Michigan football officials meeting with the NCAA today in Seattle, Maize n Brew is looking forward to having the investigation into the Wolverines' alleged practice violations behind them.
- Conquest Chronicles comments on the latest distraction for the USC football program, the suspension of freshman running back Dillon Baxter.
- Shakin' the Southland provides a tutorial on the "Bear" defensive front.
- Gobbler Country looks at the injuries impacting Virginia Tech's linebacker depth.