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USC commits and recruits attend victory over Notre Dame

USC filled its recruiting section for a 49-14 victory over Notre Dame on Saturday at the Coliseum.

At least six players who've committed to USC attended: Ventura St. Bonaventure quarterback Ricky Town, Powder Springs (Ga.) McEachern offensive lineman Chuma Edoga, Anaheim Servite offensive lineman Clayton Johnston, Long Beach City College receiver De’Quan Hampton and Mission Hills Alemany receiver Desean Holmes and running back Dominic Davis.

It was Edoga’s second trip to USC this season, and it erased speculation that he could switch his commitment to Georgia, where he took an official visit this month.

Edoga and Town have signed financial-aid agreements and will enroll in January.

Davis switched his commitment from Washington State to USC last month and was impressed with USC’s performance.

“It was a great display of Coach Sark’s offense,” Davis said.

Five recruits were on official visits: Salt Lake City Brighton linebacker Osa Masina, Manassas (Va.) Stonewall Jackson defensive lineman Tim Settle, Montezuma (Ga.) Macon County linebacker Roquan Smith, Jefferson (La.) Riverdale cornerback Donte Jackson and Honolulu (Hawaii) Kamehameha Secondary defensive lineman Mika Tafua.

Settle tweeted, “Loved LA next stop #Va, On my way! Home”

Masina’s mother posted photographs to Twitter of the trip.

Class of 2015 recruits included: Salem Hills (Utah) linebacker Porter Gustin, Riverside Poly cornerback Ykili Ross, Anaheim Servite receiver Equanimeous St. Brown and Bellflower St. John Bosco offensive lineman Zach Robertson.

Gustin is expected to return for an official visit.

St. Brown and his brother Osiris, a 2017 receiver, also attended practice last week.

St. Brown tweeted this photo from the Coliseum.

Class of 2016 recruits included: Santa Ana Mater Dei offensive tackle Frank Martin, Gardena Serra receiver Brandon Burton and cornerback C.J. Pollard, Concord De La Salle tight end Devin Asiasi, La Puente Bishop Amat receiver Tyler Vaughns and cornerback Trevon Sidney, Santa Margarita quarterback K.J. Costello and Corona Centennial receiver Javon McKinley.

Pollard, the son of former USC defensive back Marvin Pollard, said it was good to see USC bounce back from the loss to UCLA.

“It was a great win,” Pollard said. “It was a statement game. I see a bright future for the Trojans.”

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