9 min Read

Sights and sounds of USC’s early signing day

It’s been an interesting recruiting experience for the 2021 class and many of USC’s signees weren’t able to experience a typical signing day. But that doesn’t lessen the importance of the day for them. Here, we take a look through the class to see how they celebrated the big day.

USC’s 2021 Recruiting Class (so far)

Head coach Clay Helton greeting some of the signees

USC’s class, position by position


Jaxson Dart

Miller Moss

Okay that’s not a photo from Wednesday’s signing day, but Moss joins a long line of USC quarterbacks who go way back in their Trojan fandom. Also, Moss provided an in-depth look at his signing day for SI All-American.

Running back

Brandon Campbell

Wide receiver

Kyron Ware-Hudson

Michael Jackson III

Joseph Manjack IV

Tight end

Michael Trigg

Lake McRee

Lake Travis High School did a virtual signing day ceremony that they streamed on their facebook page. McRee’s introduction begins at the 8:10 mark of the video.

Offensive line

Ty Buchanan

Maximus Gibbs

Mason Murphy

Defensive line

Jay Toia

Colin Mobley

It was snowing in Hyattsville on Wednesday, so DeMatha Catholic postponed its signing day until Thursday at noon PT.

Ishmael Sopsher


Julien Simon

Defensive back

Anthony Beavers

Prophet Brown

Calen Bullock

Jaylin Smith

Xamarion Gordon

Erik McKinney

Erik McKinney began writing for WeAreSC in 2004, during his junior year at USC, covering the Trojans football team and recruiting. He then moved on to ESPN.com in 2011, where he served as the West Region recruiting reporter and then the Pac-12 recruiting reporter. He took over as publisher of WeAreSC in January, 2019.

More Articles By Erik