USC Gamecocks Football

Where does USC rank among all 128 FBS programs?

Will Muschamp will be in his first season as South Carolina's new head football coach.
Will Muschamp will be in his first season as South Carolina's new head football coach. gmelendez@thestate.com

Three USC opponents in the 2016 season are ranked in the Top 25 of the College Football News post-spring rankings for all 128 FBS programs.

A total of six SEC teams are listed in the top 25, including No. 1 LSU.

“You know how everyone was gushing over all the Ohio State players being taken throughout the 2015 NFL Draft? Next year it’s going to be LSU that keeps the pros stocked with fresh bodies, especially in the first round,” wrote Pete Fiutak. “The 2016 Tigers really are that good.

The three Gamecocks opponents in the Top 25 are Tennessee (No. 3), Georgia (No. 8) and Florida (No. 21).

Other SEC teams: Alabama (No. 4), Ole Miss (No. 12), Arkansas (No. 26), Texas A&M (No. 31), Auburn (No. 32), Missouri (No. 37), Mississippi State (No. 39), South Carolina (No. 48), Kentucky (No. 58), and Vanderbilt (No. 69).

Here is College Football News’ post-spring top 25 rankings:

1. LSU

2. Clemson

3. Tennessee

4. Alabama

5. Ohio State

6. Oklahoma

7. Florida State

8. Georgia

9. Notre Dame

10. Michigan

11. Louisville

12. Ole Miss

13. Baylor

14. Michigan State

15. Wisconsin

16. UCLA

17. Oregon

18. Oklahoma State

19. USC

20. Houston

21. Florida

22. Miami (Fla.)

23. Stanford

24. Nebraska

25. Iowa

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