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USC defensive offers for the class of 2022 look strong

New DC Todd Orlando is looking to add multiple top players across multiple positions with these offers

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: OCT 26 Texas at TCU Photo by Matthew Visinsky/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

While we took a look at the scholarship offers extended for the offensive side of the ball in the class of 2022 yesterday, here’s a look at those reported offers on defense, from new defensive coordinator Todd Orlando and Co.

Weak-side Defensive Ends

5-star Enai White — No. 2 WDE, No. 25 nationally — Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
5-star Malick Sylia — No. 3 WDE, No. 32 nationally — Katy, Texas
4-star Cyrus Moss — No. 4 WDE, No. 43 nationally — Las Vegas, Nevada
4-star Marvin Jones Jr. — No. 6 WDE, No. 74 nationally — Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
4-star Gracen Halton — No. 12 WDE, No. 194 nationally — St. Augustine High School (San Diego)
4-star Nathan Burrell — No. 13 WDE, No. 284 nationally — St. John Bosco High School (Bellflower)

Strong-side Defensive Ends

4-star Derrick Moore — No. 2 SDE, No. 40 nationally — Baltimore, Maryland
4-star Dani Dennis-Sutton — No. 3 SDE, No. 50 nationally — Owings Mills, Maryland
4-star Omari Abor — No. 5 SDE, No. 94 nationally — Duncanville, Texas
4-star Ernest Cooper IV — No. 6 SDE, No. 105 nationally — Arlington, Texas
4-star Francois Nolton — No. 12 SDE, No. 207 nationally — Miami, Florida
4-star Keahnist Thompson — No. 15 SDE, No. 267 nationally — Lakeland, Florida
N/A Eli Hall — unranked — Shelby, North Carolina

Defensive Tackles

5-star Travis Shaw — No. 2 DT, No. 6 nationally — Greensboro, North Carolina
4-star Gabriel Brownlow-Dindy — No. 3 DT, No. 33 nationally — Lakeland, Florida
4-star Mykel Williams — No. 5 DT, No. 48 nationally — Columbus, Georgia
4-star Bear Alexander — No. 10 DT, No 149 nationally — Denton, Texas
4-star Anthony Lucas — No. 11 DT, No. 166 nationally — Scottsdale, Arizona
4-star Shone Washington — No. 20 DT, No. 232 nationally — New Orleans, Louisiana; LSU commit
4-star Dejon Roney — No. 21 DT, No. 236 nationally — Etiwanda High School (Rancho Cucamonga)
4-star Dominick James — No. 22 DT, No. 245 nationally — Bradenton, Florida
4-star Curti Neal — No. 26 DT, No. 266 nationally — Cornelius, North Carolina
3-star Damonic Williams — No. 31 DT, No. 380 nationally — Bishop Alemany High School (Mission Hills)
3-star Eston Harris Jr. — No. 33 DT, No. 406 nationally - Opelika, Alabama

Inside Linebackers

5-star Shawn Murphy — No. 1 ILB, No. 16 nationally — Manassas, Virginia
4-star Jaishawn Barham — No. 2 ILB, No, 34 nationally — Baltimore, Maryland
4-star Niuafe Tuihalamaka — No. 3 ILB, No. 63 nationally — Bishop Alemany High School (Mission Hills); USC COMMIT
4-star Kobie McKinzie — No. 5 ILB, No. 88 nationally — Lubbock, Texas; Oklahoma commit
3-star Jordan Crook — No. 13 ILB, No. 358 nationally — Duncanville, Texas
3-star Justin Medlock — No. 14 ILB, No. 359 nationally — Manvel, Texas
3-star Taariq Al-Uqdah — No. 15 ILB, No. 378 nationally — Inglewood High School (Inglewood)
3-star Ty Kana — No. 17 ILB, No. 395 nationally — Katy, Texas

Outside Linebackers

5-star Gabe Powers — No. 1 OLB, No. 31 nationally — Marysville, Ohio; Ohio State commit
4-star Jaylen Sneed — No. 5 OLB, No. 89 nationally — Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
4-star David Bailey — No. 6 OLB, No. 90 nationally — Mater Dei High School (Santa Ana)
4-star Wesley Bissainthe — No. 7 OLB, No. 109 nationally — Miami, Florida
4-star Moses Walker — No. 8 OLB, No. 113 nationally — Brooklyn, New York
4-star Harold Perkins — No. 15 OLB, No. 170 nationally — Cypress, Texas
4-star Lamar Washington — No. 26 OLB, No. 299 nationally — Portland, Oregon
3-star Abdul Carter — No. 27 OLB, No. 320 nationally — Glenside, Pennsylvania
3-star Leon Hart — No. 34 OLB, No. 480 nationally — Miami, Florida

Cornerbacks

5-star Domani Jackson — No. 1 CB, No. 3 nationally — Mater Dei High School (Santa Ana)
5-star Will Johnson — No. 3 CB, No. 8 nationally — Grosse Pointe, Michigan
5-star Jaheim Singletary — No. 4 CB, No. 9 nationally — Jacksonville, Florida
5-star Denver Harris — No. 5 CB, No. 12 nationally — Houston, Texas
4-star Marquis Groves-Killebrew — No. 10 CB, No. 78 nationally — Snellville, Georgia; Georgia commit
4-star Earl Little Jr. — No. 11 CB, No. 93 nationally — Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
4-star Isaac Thompson — No. 14 CB, No. 143 nationally — St. Louis, Missouri
4-star Jaylon Guilbeau — No. 15 CB, No. 144 nationally — Port Arthur, Texas
4-star Jaeden Gould — No. 16 CB, No. 147 nationally — Oradell, New Jersey
4-star Austin Jordan — No. 19 CB, No. 157 nationally — Denton, Texas
4-star Fabian Ross — No. 22 CB, No. 176 nationally — Las Vegas, Nevada
4-star Julian Humphrey — No. 23 CB, No. 178 nationally — Houston, Texas
4-star Bobby Taylor — No. 25 CB, No. 203 nationally — Katy, Texas
4-star Maurion Horn — No. 26 CB, No. 231 nationally — Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
4-star Jaden Mickey — No. 28 CB, No. 273 nationally — Centennial High School (Corona)
4-star Tayvion Beasley — No. 30 CB, No. 317 nationally — St. John Bosco High School (Bellflower)
3-star JQ Hardaway — No. 37 CB, No. 371 nationally — Columbus, Georgia
3-star Ryland Gandy — No. 50 CB, No. 511 nationally — Buford, Georgia

Safeties

5-star Kamari Wilson — No. 1 S, No. 22 nationally — Bradenton, Florida
4-star Zion Branch — No. 2 S, No. 60 nationally — Las Vegas, Nevada
4-star Bryce Anderson — No. 3 S, No. 67 nationally — Beaumont, Texas; LSU commit
4-star Bryan Allen Jr. — No. 4 S, No. 68 nationally — Aledo, Texas; LSU commit
4-star Chace Biddie — No. 6 S, No. 83 nationally — Garland, Texas
4-star Kamari Ramsey — No. 7 S, No. 98 nationally — Sierra Canyon High School (Chatsworth)
4-star Christian Driver — No. 12 S, No. 196 nationally — Argyle, Texas
4-star Ephesians Prysock — No. 13 S, No. 200 nationally — Bishop Alemany High School (Mission Hills)
4-star Trejon Williams — No. 15 S, No. 230 nationally — Portland, Oregon
3-star Landon Hullaby — No. 19 S, No. 332 nationally — Arlington, Texas
N/A Malik Spencer — unranked — Buford, Georgia
N/A Jake Pope — unranked — Buford, Georgia
N/A VJ Payne — unranked — Buford, Georgia

Athletes

5-star Gentry Williams — No. 2 ATH, No. 15 nationally — Tulsa, Oklahoma
5-star Malaki Starks — No. 4 ATH, No. 26 nationally — Jefferson, Georgia
4-star Larry Turner-Gooden — No. 6 ATH, No. 45 nationally — St. Bernard High School (Playa Del Rey)
4-star Dasan McCullough — No. 7 ATH, No. 46 nationally — Leawood, Kansas; Ohio State commit
4-star Brenen Thompson — No. 8 ATH, No. 66 nationally — Spearman, Texas
4-star Jalil Tucker — No. 10 ATH, No. 145 nationally — Lincoln High School (San Diego)
4-star Tony Livingston — No. 11 ATH, No. 167 nationally — Lake Wales, Florida
4-star Emeka Megwa — No. 12 ATH, No. 222 nationally — Ft. Worth, Texas
3-star Clint Stephens — No. 22 ATH, No. 331 nationally — Inglewood High School (Inglewood)