This will shock you but ESPN says USC is a Tier I job (Alabama, Clemson, Florida, Georgia, LSU, Ohio State, Oklahoma, Texas, USC) and the Trojans are the biggest underachievers along with Texas.
- USC has named Daniel Solow of Northwestern as its new senior associate athletic director for development. This is the job formerly held by Ron Orr, who was fired in January
- This is probably a good time to remember that USC created a task force 16 months ago to develop a criteria regarding the names of buildings, statues and monuments.
The most controversial is VonKleinsmid Center (below) named after former USC president Rufus VonKleinsmid. Here’s a good article on VonKleinsmid.