USC Football Lands 4-Star 2026 CB: Adding Defensive Depth with Top Cornerback Commitment

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In a move that bolsters their defensive backfield, USC Football has secured a commitment from Dominick Kelly, a highly touted cornerback from Tampa, Florida. The 6-foot-1, 175-pound prospect brings an impressive skill set and athleticism to the Trojans’ roster.

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Kelly’s commitment to USC adds depth and talent to their defensive unit, addressing a key area of need for the team. Known for his speed, agility, and ball-hawking ability, Kelly has the potential to make an immediate impact on the field for the Trojans in 2026. In 8 games, the Robinson High School sophomore had 24 tackles, two sacks, and eight passes defended.

The acquisition of Kelly further solidifies USC’s commitment to building a formidable defense, as they continue to recruit top talent from across the country. With his decision to join the Trojans, Kelly joins a storied program with a rich tradition of producing elite defensive backs.

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