Phil Steele picks Bulls No. 20, as Big East champs
Here's the kind of summer fodder that can spawn all kinds of optimism for fall: Magazine pundit Phil Steele is picking USF as his No. 20 team nationally and taking the Bulls -- 1-6 in conference last year -- as his Big East champs.
Here's the link to his team preview of the Bulls: "USF makes my Most Improved List and gets my call to earn their first ever Big East Title, to finish the ssn ranked for the first time and to land in a BCS bowl," he writes.