Video: Olaijah Griffin Ultimate HighlightsTrojans gain pledge from Top 50 playmaker.
USC's Top 15 recruiting class got a whole lot better Wednesday as defensive back Olaijah Griffin
of Mission Viejo (Calif.)
delivered a pledge to the Trojans.
The 6-foot, 170-pound cornerback is regarded as the No. 28 overall prospect in the Class of 2018 by 247Sports
and the No. 3 player at his position.
Griffin is coming off a big senior season at Mission Viejo, which went 12-1 and finished year ranked No. 17 nationally by MaxPreps. He hauled in 33 passes for 875 yards and 12 touchdowns on offense while recording 40 tackles defensively.
Along with quarterback JT Daniels
and wide receiver Amon-Ra St. Brown
of Mater Dei (Santa Ana, Calif.)
, USC has now signed or received commitments from the top three players in the state of California.
Griffin, the son of famed West Coast rapper Warren G, also considered Alabama, Oregon and Tennessee.