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Prospect Profile: USC WR JuJu Smith-Schuster

JuJu Smith-Schuster

Wide receiver| USC| Junior

Height:6-foot-1 | Weight: 215 pounds

College Stats

2016: totaled 70 receptions for 914 yards and 10 touchdowns for the Trojans; added five carries for 27 yards; helped Southern California to a 10-3 overall record and a victory in the Rose Bowl over Penn State; named as Second-Team All-Pac-12 honoree

Career: totaled 213 receptions for 3,092 yards with 25 touchdowns; added 16 kickoff returns for 185 yards; finalist for Polynesian Player of the Year in 2015; named as Second-Team All-American in 2015 by multiple publications; named to 2015 All-Pac-12 First team; 2015 semifinalist for the Biletnikoff Award

Combine Results

40-yard dash: 4.54 seconds

Bench press: 15 reps of 225 pounds

Broad jump: 10 feet, 1 inch

Vertical jump: 32.5 inches

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Summary:Smith-Schuster arrived at USC as a highly-touted high school player. He developed into a solid contributor for the Trojans, racking up over 3,000 career receiving yards in three seasons.

Lance Zierlein of wrote Smith-Schuster has "outstanding size and a very available target. Shows no concern working over the middle. Known for his competitive spirit and alpha demeanor. Hyper-aware of defenders around him in space. Works back to the ball as aggressively as he needs to when defenders are attempting to ball-hawk. Searches and sinks into the optimal openings against zone coverage. Plays to his size and has plus route strength."

Stacking up: NFL Media analyst Bucky Brooks had Smith-Schuster as the No. 4 prospect at the position both before and after the combine. Chris Burke of Sports Illustrated has Cook at the fourth wide receiver spot, saying he "gets the job done with body position and power." NFL Media Analyst Mike Mayock didn't rank Smith-Schuster before the combine but moved him up to the fifth spot after it.

What's in a name?: Smith-Schuster added the second part to his name in 2015 to honor his stepfather. His real first name is John.

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