In a breakdown of the toughest nonconference schedules for the 2016 season, ESPN's Chris Low ranks the three most difficult as belonging to USC, Oklahoma and Florida State.
USC signed four-star T Frank Martin II.
Pro Football Focus analyst Kevin Connaghan writes that USC LB/S Su'a Cravens "excelled in coverage, holding quarterbacks targeting his coverage to a 52.3 passer rating over the past two seasons."
Rivals recruiting director Mike Farrell noted that USC four-star S Jamel Cook "was a big pull for the Trojans [after he committed to Florida State]."
Rivals recruiting director Mike Farrell named USC four-star DE Connor Murphy his biggest "Boom or Bust" prospect in the 2016 recruiting class.
Rivals recruiting director Mike Farrell named USC four-star T E.J. Price the "Biggest Project" of National Signing Day.
USC signed four-star ATH Trevon Sidney.
USC AD Pat Haden will resign effective June 30, 2016.
USC four-star T E.J. Price described his National Signing Day choice as "an academic decision."
USC OC Tee Martin was named the 247Sports Recruiter of the Year.
USC C Max Tuerk is aiming to work out in late April for NFL teams, according to Rob Rang.
Four-star WR Keyshawn Young signed with USC.
Four-star DE Connor Murphy committed to USC.
Five-star ATH Jack Jones committed to USC.
USC signed four-star T E.J. Price.