USC 2017 Target List: Defense

Still in the middle of the college football recruiting dead period, the all-star game season is here with plenty shifts in player interest and potential visit dates.

This list does not directly reflect the opinions of the Trojan coaching staff

Verbal Commitment Scholarship Offer Evaluation Target
Defensive Linemen
Name Height Weight Style Interest Rank Profile Hometown, State
Jacob Lichtenstein 6-5 260 End Solid No. 117 + Weston, FL
Terrance Lang 6-7 280 ATH Soft NR + Pasadena, CA
Aubrey Solomon 6-3 305 Tackle High No. 2 + Leesburg, GA
Brandon Pili 6-3 305 Tackle High No. 49 + Portland, OR
Jay Tufele 6-3 295 Tackle Med No. 3 + Bingham, UT
Myron Tagovailoa 6-2 270 Tackle Med No. 131 + Kapolei, HI
Javon Kinlaw 6-6 315 Tackle Med JC + Ellisville, MS
Marvin Wilson 6-4 330 Nose Low No. 1 + Houston, TX
Elijah Conliffe 6-4 300 Nose Low No. 18 + Hampton, VA
Noah Elliss 6-5 335 Nose Low No. 23 + Denver, CO
Ali Gaye 6-6 260 End Low No. 65 + Edmonds, WA
Damion Daniels 6-3 305 Nose Low No. 39 + Dallas, TX
Haskell Garrett 6-2 290 Tackle OSU No. 4 + Las Vegas, NV
Marlon Tuipulotu 6-2 295 Tackle Wash No. 5 + Independence, OR
Jonathan Ford 6-4 260 End Miami No. 15 + Miami, FL
Josh Paschal 6-3 255 End UK No. 29 + Olney, MD
Jordan Wright 6-6 230 End UK No. 40 + Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Jacob Callier 6-1 250 End Colo No. 44 + Bellflower, CA
George Ellis 6-2 290 Tackle Med No. 64 + Plantation, FL
Kurtis Brown 6-3 265 Tackle Ariz No. 45 + Bakersfield, CA
Nyrobi Akai 6-1 250 End Med NR + Carson, CA
Malik Young 6-3 280 Tackle Med JC + Thatcher, AZ
Markel Winter 6-5 265 End Med JC + Ellisville, MS
Ray Lima 6-3 310 Tackle ISU JC + Torrance, CA
JoJo Falo 6-2 265 Tackle Med No. 49 + San Diego, CA
Rashad Colson 6-5 295 Tackle Med NR + Miami, FL
Nyrobi Akai 6-1 250 End Med NR + Carson, CA
Tuli Letuligasenoa 6-2 285 Tackle Med NR + Concord, CA
Hybrid Rushers
Hunter Echols 6-4 230 Pred Solid No. 19 + Los Angeles, CA
Juliano Falainko 6-4 210 SAM Solid No. 24 + Pago Pago, AS
K'Lavon Chaisson 6-4 220 Pred Med No. 5 + Galena Park, TX
Markaviest Bryant 6-4 225 Pred Med No. 14 + Cordele, GA
Ryan Johnson 6-4 250 Pred Med No. 17 + Mobile, AL
Jarez Parks 6-5 255 Pred Low No. 4 + Sebastian River, FL
Vandarious Cowan 6-4 225 SAM Bama No. 3 + Palm Beach Gardens, FL
Chase Young 6-5 230 Pred OSU No. 3 + Hyattsville, MD
D.J. Johnson 6-4 220 Pred Miami No. 15 + Sacramento, CA
Leonard Warner 6-4 225 SAM Low No. 15 + Snelville, GA
Ariel Ngata 6-4 205 SAM Wash No. 30 + Folsom, CA
Tysyn Parker 6-2 195 SAM Med No. 91 + Gardena, CA
Linebackers
Tayler Katoa 6-2 225 ATH Solid NR + Layton, CA
Levi Jones 6-3 215 WILL High No. 13 + Austin, TX
Nathan Tilford 6-2 205 ATH Ariz NR + Ontario, CA
Zeke Noa 6-0 220 MIKE Med No. 28 + San Diego, CA
Joshua Brown 6-1 225 WILL Ariz No. 32 + Long Beach, CA
Isaac Slade-Matautia 6-1 205 MIKE Med No. 29 + Honolulu, HI
Lamin Touray 6-1 230 MIKE Med No. 33 + Mission Hills, CA
Fa'avae Fa'avae 6-0 210 WILL WSU No. 49 + Santa Ana, CA
Richard Cage 6-2 225 WILL Med No. 79 + Eastvale, CA
Gary Johnson 6-1 225 WILL Med JC + Dodge City, KS
Defensive Backs
Bubba Bolden 6-3 210 Safety Solid No. 2 + Las Vegas, NV
Je'Quari Godfrey 6-2 175 Corner Solid No. 61 + Oakland, CA
Isaiah Pola-Moa 6-4 190 Safety High No. 11 + Phoenix, AZ
Greg Johnson 5-10 180 ATH High NR + Los Angeles, CA
Deommodre Lenoir 6-0 180 Corner Med No. 8 + Los Angeles, CA
Tre Brown 5-10 165 Corner Okla No. 12 + Tulsa, OK
Daniel Wright 6-2 175 Safety Bama No. 15 + Lauderdale, FL
Elijah Molden 6-0 175 Corner Wash No. 17 + West Linn, OR
Grant Delpit 6-2 175 Safety LSU No. 21 + Lamar, TX
Trajan Bandy 5-9 170 Corner Miami No. 23 + Miami, FL
Marco Wilson 6-1 180 Corner UF No. 30 + Plantation, FL
Elijah Blades 6-3 175 Corner UF No. 31 + Pasadena, CA
Tre Swilling 6-0 185 Corner GT No. 50 + New Orleans, LA
K.J. Jarrell 6-2 185 Safety Low No. 31 + Scottsdale, AZ
Tony Wallace 5-10 170 Safety Ariz No. 107 + Las Vegas, NV
D'Angelo Gunter 6-1 170 Corner Med NR + San Diego, CA
Mehki Ware 5-11 170 Corner Med NR + Culver City, CA
Offensive Target List


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