College football analyst Phil Steele says USC will be the sixth-most improved team in the nation. Steele lists Nebraska, Florida Atlantic, Florida State, Virginia Tech and Air Force in his top five.
It won’t take much to be improved when you went 5-7 last season so I see where Steele is coming from. This is a better take than in 2015, when Steele ranked USC No. 3 in his preseason poll.
- James Ellis, who was fired as dean of the USC business school, has finally spoken out about how the university offered him one more year on the job and three years’ pay if he just kept quiet. He refused.
- USC is hiring a nutritionist for its football team.