State's college football teams pitching in to help Houston's flood victims

As part of two drop-off points in Austin, the University of Houston has received commitments from five football programs - Texas, Texas Tech, SMU and Texas State - to use their equipment trucks to transport supplies and donations for flood victims in Houston.

Baylor, TCU and Texas-San Antonio also have expressed interest.

Items needed for the collection are as follows:

Non-Perishable Food: PULL TOP canned vegetables, fruits etc.; ready to eat dry goods such as nuts, peanut butter, dried fruits, granola and trail mixes, jerky, ready to eat snacks; bottled water; ready- to-eat meals or MREs etc.

Personal Care Products: Antibacterial soap, hand sanitizer, toothpaste, toothbrushes, shampoo, body wash, deodorant, lotion etc.

Cleaning supplies: Laundry detergents, general cleaner, sponges, bleach (powdered form is preferred), mops, scrub brushes, buckets, rubber gloves etc.

Paper products: Toilet paper, paper towels etc.

Baby and infant supplies: Diapers, wipes, diaper rash ointment, baby wash, baby shampoo, baby lotion, formula, etc.

First-Aid items: Bandages, gauze, pads, first aid tape, antiseptic creams, hydrogen peroxide, alcohol, latex gloves, instant cold packs etc.

Blankets, towels, pillows, underwear, new or gently used clothing, etc.