Utah State picked up a verbal commitment late last night from East Los Angeles College (CA) cornerback Jaylen Martin. Martin was in Logan on his official visit during the weekend of November 18th and witnessed firsthand the Aggies 35-31 bowl eligibility-clinching win over San Jose State. Martin is a 6 foot 2 190-pound 4th-year sophomore and will join the Aggies in January and participate in spring football. During his only season at East Los Angeles, Martin recorded 40 tackles, 2.5 tackles-for-loss, 4 interceptions, 9 pass breakups, 1 forced fumble, 1 fumble recovery, and blocked a kick. According to 247sports, coming out of Elanor Roosevelt High School (CA) Martin was rated as the 59th-best cornerback in the country and the 84th-best player in the State of California. His rating would rank him as the 3rd highest rated recruit the Aggies have ever signed. He is the eighth junior college commitment and the seventeenth overall commitment for the Aggies 2023 recruiting cycle. Coming out of high school Martin originally held offers from Boston College, byu, California, Colorado, Colorado State, Oregon, Rutgers, San Diego State, utah, Utah State, and Washington State. At the time of his commitment, Martin held an offer from Colorado State. Martin wrapped up his brief career at East Los Angeles College by helping the Huskies to a 5 and 6 record and a birth in the Patriotic Bowl against Golden West Community College (CA).