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Seven NFL teams sending scouts to USC vs. Oregon game

Kevin Ellison of USC assists in a tackle in the first half Saturday... ////ADDITIONAL INFO///usc.pxx shot 100408 Steve K. Zylius, The Orange County Register. USC vs. Oregon football at the Los Angeles Coliseum.
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When the Oregon Ducks travel to Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on Saturday night to take on the USC Trojans, there will be plenty of NFL scouts in attendance. According to NFL Insider Chase Goodbread, the Tennessee Titans, Jacksonville Jaguars, New Orleans Saints, Minnesota Vikings, Carolina Panthers, Cleveland Browns and Los Angeles Rams will all have scouts in attendance for the contest.

Ultimately they will be looking at several players who could possibly help their respective teams, but one person who will be a focus for everyone will be USC receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster.

Smith-Schuster originally joined USC as one of the highest rated safeties of his class, but he converted to play strictly wide receiver for the Trojans.

He immediately earned playing time as a freshman in 2014 and gained a reputation for being one of the best young receivers in college football. In his first career game he recorded four receptions for 123 yards and later added a six catch, three-touchdown performance against Washington State. In total for his freshman year, he finished with 54 receptions for 724 yards with five touchdowns.

As a sophomore, Smith-Schuster continued is strong play. He finished the 2015 season with an incredible 89 catches for 1,454 yards while adding 10 touchdowns. As you can probably guess with those numbers, he was a First-team All-Pac 12 selection last year.

The strong play has also continued in 2016, as he already has 46 receptions for 631 yards and eight touchdowns on the young season. With that in mind, there is a great deal of speculation that he will leave school this year and become one of the highest ranked receivers in the draft. So everyone will be looking to get a good look at him on Saturday night.

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