USC 2018 Target List: Defense

This is the first edition of the USCFootball.com 2018 Defensive Target List. This list is an exclusive feature annual to USCFootball.com tracking the recruiting moves of the Trojans' coaching staff.

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 Rating Profile Hometown, State
Tuli Letuligasenoa 6-2 285 Tackle Med 4-Star + Concord, CA
Max Wright 6-4 275 End Med 4-Star + Katy, TX
Tommy Togiai 6-4 300 Nose Med 4-Star + Pacotello, ID
Greg Emerson 6-4 275 End Med 4-star + Jackson, TN
Emmit Gooden 6-4 290 Tackle Med 4-Star + Independence, KS
Tyreke Smith 6-4 260 End Med 4-Star + University Hts, OH
Tahj Rice 6-3 305 Nose Med 4-Star + Louisville, KY
Draco Bynum 6-5 260 End Med 3-Star + Wilsonville, OR
Taron Vincent 6-2 280 Tackle Low 4-Star + Bradenton, FL
Trevor Trout 6-4 290 Tackle Low 4-Star + St. Louis, MO
Hunter Lotulelei 6-3 260 Tackle Utah 3-Star + Salt Lake City, UT
Austin Fontaine 6-2 315 Nose Med 4-Star + Hyattsville, MD
Keondre Coburn 6-1 330 Nose Med 4-Star + Houston, TX
Mykee Irving 6-2 305 Nose Med 4-Star + Calabasas, CA
Jackson Cravens 6-3 270 End Med 3-Star + Provo, UT
Tyler Manoa 6-4 290 Tackle Med 3-Star + Mountain View, CA
Paul Maile 6-3 250 Tackle Med 3-Star + Salt Lake City, UT
Kamakani Crosby 6-5 270 End Med 3-Star + Newbury Park, CA
Samson Reed 6-3 240 End Med 3-Star + Kahuku, HI
Samuela Tuihalamaka 6-1 285 Tackle Med NR + Riverside, CA
Peselao Gauta 6-4 280 Tackle Med NR + Gardena, CA
Hybrid Rushers
Palaie Gaoteote 6-2 225 SAM Solid 5-Star + Las Vegas, NV
Bo Calvert 6-5 215 Pred Solid 4-Star + Westlake Village, CA
Elijah Wade 6-5 240 Pred Med 4-Star + Las Vegas, NV
Jeremiah Martin 6-4 225 Pred Med 4-Star + San Bernardino, CA
Cameron Latu 6-5 230 Pred Med 4-Star + Salt Lake City, UT
Adrian Jackson 6-2 210 SAM Med 4-Star + Denver, CO
Andres Fox 6-5 230 Pred Med 3-Star + Mobile, AL
Adam Plant Jr. 6-4 240 Pred Med 3-Star + Las Vegas, NV
Abdul-Malik McClain 6-3 225 Pred Med 3-Star + Santa Margarita, CA
Greg Rousseau 6-6 210 Pred Med 3-Star + Hialeah, FL
Micah Parson 6-3 235 Pred PSU 5-Star + Harrisburg, PA
Eli'jah Winston 6-3 230 SAM Med 4-Star + Portland, OR
Reggie Hughes 6-2 210 SAM Med 4-Star + Calabasas, CA
Justin Mascoll 6-4 235 Pred Low 4-Star + Snellville, GA
Tennessee Pututau 6-2 245 Pred Med 3-Star + Salt Lake City, UT
Linebackers
Raymond Scott 6-2 220 WILL Soft 4-Star + Harbor City, CA
Solomon Tuliaupupu 6-3 225 MIKE High 4-Star + Santa Ana, CA
Merlin Robertson 6-2 230 MIKE High 4-Star + Gardena, CA
Teradja Mitchell 6-2 235 MIKE Med 4-Star + Virgina Beach, VA
Bumper Pool 6-2 215 MIKE Ark 4-Star + Lucas, TX
Alston Orji 6-2 215 WILL Med 4-Star + Rockwell, TX
Ben Wilson 6-2 215 WILL Med 4-Star + Sumner, WA
Jack Lamb 6-4 220 MIKE High 3-Star + Temecula, CA
Issaiah Johnson 6-3 215 WILL Med 3-Star + Los Alamitos, CA
Clyde Moore 6-2 220 WILL Med 3-Star + Corona Del Mar, CA
Chris Fatilua 6-2 225 WILL Med 3-Star + San Diego, CA
Defensive Backs
Marcus Johnson 5-9 170 Corner Solid 4-Star + Los Angeles, CA
Tyreke Johnson 6-2 180 Corner High 5-Star + Jacksonville, FL
Olaijah Griffin 6-0 175 Corner High 4-Star + Mission Viejo, CA
Patrick Surtain Jr. 6-2 180 Corner Med 5-Star + Plantation, FL
Isaac Taylor-Stuart 6-2 185 Corner Med 4-Star + San Diego, CA
Julius Irvin 6-2 175 Safety Med 4-Star + Anahiem, CA
Braden Lenzy 6-1 165 Corner Med 4-Star + Tigard, OR
Damarvion Overshown 6-3 200 Safety Med 4-Star + Arp, TX
Anthony Cook 6-0 170 Corner Med 4-Star + Houston, TX
D'Shawn Jamison 5-10 175 Corner Med 4-Star + Houston, TX
Aashari Crosswell 6-0 175 Safety Med 4-Star + Los Angeles, CA
Chris Smith 6-0 165 Corner Med 4-Star + College Park, GA
Steve Stephens 6-0 180 Safety Med 4-Star + Fresno, CA
Christian Tutt 5-11 180 Corner Med 4-Star + Thomson, GA
Jairus Brents 5-9 160 Corner Med 4-Star + Louisville, KY
Bryan Addison 6-3 160 ATH Med 4-Star + Gardena, CA
Talanoa Hufanga 6-2 195 ATH Med 4-Star + Corvallis, OR
Ken Montgomery 6-2 170 Corner Med 3-Star + Tampa, FL
Jayln Armour-Davis 6-0 165 Corner Low 4-Star + Mobile, AL
Tae Provens 6-1 185 ATH Low 3-Star + Gurley, AL
Jaiden Woodbey 6-2 190 Safety OSU 4-Star + Fontana, CA
Tyson Campbell 6-2 185 Corner Med 4-Star + Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Myles Sims 6-3 175 Corner Med 4-Star + Atlanta, GA
Stephan Blaylock 6-0 180 Safety Med 4-Star + Bellflower, CA
Ely Doyle 6-1 185 ATH Med 4-Star + Mission Hills, CA
Malone Mataele 6-0 175 ATH Med 4-Star + Santa Margarita, CA
Alphonso Blades 6-0 175 Corner Low 4-Star + Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Jhevon Hill 6-3 185 Safety Med 3-Star + San Bernardino, CA
Tariq Bracy 6-0 170 Safety Med 3-Star + Milpitas, CA
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