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Steve Sarkisian says freshmen will be key to USC's success
Steve Sarkisian says freshmen will be key to USC's success

USC receiver JuJu Smith gives an aunt credit for providing him with his unusual nickname. “Growing up as a kid, they called me John and they called me John-John — it really didn't catch on,” he said Wednesday. “And then JuJu came into my life and it stuck from there. “It's a pretty catchy name.” Smith has caught on quickly with the Trojans and is one of several freshmen expected to make immediate contributions when USC opens Aug. 30 against Fresno State. Smith, receiver Ajene Harris, two-way player Adoree' Jackson, tight end Bryce Dixon and linemen Damien Mama and Toa Lobendahn all worked extensively with the first-team offense on...

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