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Early Signing Day 2019: Four-star cornerback Max Williams signs with the USC Trojans

The USC Trojans are getting more help to the secondary for 2019.

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Four-star cornerback out of Junipero Serra High School has faxed in his letter of intent to the USC Trojans.

The 5-foot-8, 173 pound Williams is the No. 17 corner in the nation and the No. 23 player in the California. Williams will bring added depth to a USC secondary that will be losing Iman Marshall, Ajene Harris, Isaiah Langley, and Jonathan Locket to the NFL Draft.

Williams committed to USC back in October, and brings speed with his 4.07 second shuttle and versatility with his 31.30 inch vertical jump, per 247Sports. Though he missed his most of his senior season due to a torn ACL, Williams was a part of the select few that made the elite, The Opening Finals and is on roster for the historic Under Armour All-American Game. and the Polynesian Bowl.

Williams will join freshmen and former five-star signees Olaijah Griffin, Isaac Taylor-Stuart, and four-star Greg Johnson, in the hunt for playing time in a backfield that was depleted i 2018. Williams will also be coached be new defensive backs hire Greg Burns, who is taking over for Ronnie Bradford.