USC's athletic department got a late start on confirming official signees Wednesday morning, announcing the first signature at 9:30 a.m., but the school has caught up to speed quickly.
As of 10:20 a.m., 10 players are now confirmed members of USC's 2011 recruiting class by the school. They are:
Punter Kris Albarado (Lake Charles, La./St. Louis)
Linebacker Lamar Dawson (Danville, Ken./Boyle County)
Linebacker Anthony Sarao (Absecon, N.J./Holy Spirit)
Defensive tackle J.R. Tavai (Redondo Beach, Calif./Mira Costa)
Offensive lineman Cody Temple (Bakersfield, Calif./Liberty)
Offensive lineman Aundrey Walker (Cleveland, Ohio/Glenville)
Defensive lineman DeVante Wilson (Corona, Calif./Corona)
Linebacker Charles Burks (Huntington Beach, Calif./Edison(
Offensive lineman Cyrus Hobbi (Scottsdale, Ariz./Saguaro)
Defensive lineman Christian Heyward (San Diego, Calif./Point Loma)
Nine more players who are currently committed to USC are expected to be confirmed by the school as the day goes on, and there remains the possibility that more players -- like athlete Marqise Lee (Gardena, Calif/Serra) or tight end Junior Pomee (Moreno Valley, Calif./Rancho Verde) will sign with the Trojans.