Burks (6-1, 230) said the Trojans made him a non-conditional offer, and he jumped on it.
USC had earlier offered Burks a scholarship if he graduated one semester early at Edison.
“I really like the whole coaching staff,” Burks said of USC. “(And) it’s a great school.”
Burks said USC has recruited mostly as a linebacker but also a perhaps a rush specialist or fullback.
Burks was ranked No. 5 in the O.C. Hot 100 rankings of Orange County football players entering the 2010 season.