Tweet of the day: "USC football had its highest semester (2.71) & cumulative (2.52) GPA on record. Record 33 players posted a Spring 2015 GPA of at least 3.0."
-- USC Athletics, @USC_Athletics
In The Times:
- Video goes viral of USC recruit Nigel Knott's backflip catch off a wall
- USC football season opener against Arkansas State kicks off at 8 p.m.
- USC recruiting: Linebacker targets in the 2016 class
- USC linebacker Uchenna Nwosu returns to classes and workouts
- USC's Cody Kessler, Max Tuerk named Phil Steele preseason All-Americans