Near the end of the piece, he points out how loaded that team was in terms of future accomplishments.
Their #1 guy (Rupp) is a two-time Olympic medalist and one of the greatest US distance runners ever.
Their #2 guy (Puskedra) ran 2:10 for the marathon.
Their #3 guy (Shadrack Biwott) ran 2:12 for the marathon and has three top-5 finishes at World Marathon Majors.
Their #4 guy (Centrowitz) is the Olympic 1500 champion.
And their #7 guy (Andrew Wheating) is a two-time Olympian who ran 3:30 for 1500.
Historians, any other teams have better lineups? Wisco? Utep? Stanford?