Bishop Alemany corner Jaylin Smith commits to USC

After a lull in activity, USC added another commit to its 2021 recruiting class on Tuesday.

Bishop Alemany cornerback Jaylin Smith committed to the Trojans, announcing the news on social media, thanking his parents and coaches for getting him to this point.

“You have made so many sacrifices for our family and your efforts never go unnoticed,” Smith wrote to his parents on Twitter. “Mom, you will always be my Guardian Angel and I promise to do my best to make you proud.”

Smith is a four-star prospect according to’s composite rankings. The 5-foot-11, 180-pound prospect held offers from Alabama, Auburn and Clemson, among others.

He is the 17th member of USC’s 2021 recruiting class, and the 11th four-star recruit to pledge to the Trojans this recruiting cycle. He is the first cornerback in the class.

USC’s 2021 class is currently ranked first in the Pac-12 and fifth nationally by