Quarterback Matt Corral, a 2018 recruit, commits to USC


USC made an early impression on quarterback Matt Corral, who is not scheduled to graduate from Westlake Village Oaks Christian until 2018, but made a verbal commitment to the Trojans on Friday.

“I’m very happy to announce that I am fully committing to the University of Southern California!” Corral wrote on Twitter. “I’d like to thank my coaches, friends, and especially my family, without them, this all would never been possible.

“Thank you to all the other universities for recruiting me, I know it was a short process for me. It’s been a dream to be a Trojan ever since I was 7 years old. My dream came true.”


Corral, 6-foot-2 and 190 pounds, made an unofficial visit to campus last month.

USC was the first school to offer him a scholarship in October and he since has added offers from UCLA, Texas A&M and Michigan, he said.

Corral passed for 3,283 yards and 36 touchdowns, with six interceptions, in 12 games last season, according to He also rushed for 414 yards and five touchdowns in 69 carries.

Corral can sign a letter of intent in February 2018.

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