USC Podcast: RoT Radio Ep. 315 on Chris Steele, Velus Jones and Bru McCoy

Reign of Troy's USC podcast discusses the latest Trojan news.
Reign of Troy's USC podcast discusses the latest Trojan news. /

Reign of Troy Radio’s USC podcast returns to discuss the wild developments which have seen the Trojans bring back Chris Steele, Bru McCoy and Velus Jones Jr.

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In this week’s 87-minute episode, Michael Castillo and Alicia de Artola, co-hosts of Reign of Troy Radio, revel in all the good news which has rained down on USC in the past week.

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What’s in store with this USC podcast:

  • The show opens with a sense of wonder: How is it possible that so many positive things have happened to USC in a matter of weeks?
  • The news, of course, begins with the biggest and most recent story. Four-star cornerback Chris Steele has reportedly decided to transfer from Florida to USC instead of Oregon. What does his addition mean for the Trojans?
  • Steele isn’t the only former USC commit who is jumping back on the cardinal and gold train. Five-star athlete Bru McCoy made his transfer from Texas official late last week and he is expected to rejoin the Trojans soon enough.
  • But wait, there’s more! Wide receiver Velus Jones Jr., who had been planning to transfer, has now opted to stay at USC, giving the Trojans another playmaker in the passing game to utilize.
  • The loaded news segment finishes up with some bowl developments. The Pac-12’s bowl tie-ins are changing and that means some disappointment for lovers of the Cheez-It Bowl like Alicia.
  • The mailbag is packed full as well this week. Michael and Alicia take calls from fans on impact freshmen, scheduling, making no excuses and staying positive in the offseason. They also answer questions on how Graham Harrell’s offense will be impacted by all the homecomings and more.

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