|Position wide receiver|
Weight 215 lb (98 kg)
Date joined February 5, 2014
Parents Sammy Schuster
|College USC (2014−present)|
Height 1.88 m
Name JuJu Smith-Schuster
|Role American football wide receiver|
Education University of Southern California
Current team USC Trojans football (#9 / Wide receiver)
Place of birth Long Beach, California
Date of birth (1996-11-22) November 22, 1996 (age 24)
Similar James Conner (American football), Antonio Brown, Ben Roethlisberger
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- Early years
- College career
- Professional career
Usc wr juju smith schuster 2015 highlights
Smith attended Long Beach Polytechnic High School in Long Beach, California. He played wide receiver and safety for the Jackrabbits football team. Smith was rated by Rivals.com as a five-star recruit and was ranked as the second best safety in his class and the 24th best player overall. He committed to the University of Southern California (USC) to play college football under head coach Steve Sarkisian.
Smith-Schuster earned immediate playing time as a true freshman in 2014. In his first career game, he had four receptions for 123 yards. Against Washington State, he had six receptions for 74 yards and three touchdowns. He finished the 2014 season with 54 receptions for 724 yards and five touchdowns. As a sophomore in 2015, Smith-Schuster played 14 games with a career-high 1,454 receiving yards and 10 touchdowns. As a junior in 2016, he played 13 games with 914 receiving yards and 10 touchdowns. After the season, Smith-Schuster decided to forgo his senior year and enter the 2017 NFL Draft.
Smith-Schuster received an invitation to the NFL Combine and performed nearly all of the combine drills and positional drills except for the three-cone drill and short shuttle. He opted to attend USC's Pro Day and performed the short shuttle and three-cone drill. In addition, he performed the vertical and broad jump and improved his combine number on both. The Dallas Cowboys were the only team to hold a private workout with Smith-Schuster and showed heavy interest in him. He was ranked the fourth best wide receiver in the draft by Sports Illustrated, the fourth best wide receiver by ESPN, and was ranked the ninth best wide receiver by NFLDraftScout.com and draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr.
The Pittsburgh Steelers selected Smith-Schuster in the second round (62nd overall) of the 2017 NFL Draft. On May 17, 2017, the Steelers signed him to a four-year, $4.19 million contract with $1.84 million guaranteed and a signing bonus of $1.19 million.