UPDATE: Steele tweeted out a cryptic message shortly after Rivals’ report.
Mute all false speculation.
— steele 🎒 (@KinggChris7) June 26, 2018
While not an outright refutation, Steele has yet to officially confirm he’s committed to USC.
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Chris Steele, a 4-star cornerback and top-40 prospect in the 247Sports 2019 composite rankings, reportedly committed to the USC Trojans on Monday.
— Chris Swanson (@ChrisPSwanson) June 26, 2018
Steele is fresh off a visit to the USC campus.
USC was PHENOMENAL!! My family and I had a remarkable experience this past weekend!! Could not thank the Trojan staff enough for taking care of us!! Thank you to the beautiful city of Los Angeles!!!😍😍🤙🏾 Happy Birthday to the man himself, Coach Helton!!!!✊🏽🎂🎉 pic.twitter.com/CTSjl9L9FC
— Joshua Pakola (@joshypakola) June 25, 2018
Steele, who plays at Southern California power St. John Bosco High in Bellflower, is ranked No. 5 at his position and No. 5 in the state, as well.