Mike Tice

A strong performance at USC's pro day is the capper for JuJu Smith-Schuster

A strong performance at USC's pro day is the capper for JuJu Smith-Schuster

JuJu Smith-Schuster, the youngest participant at last month’s NFL scouting combine, is determined to show teams he has his head on straight. Even if his hat is on backward.

The 20-year-old receiver was so at ease during USC’s pro day Wednesday that he never removed his baseball cap. Not during drills. Not while running pass patterns and gracefully making catch after catch.

It’s rare for a prospect to wear a baseball cap during a workout that could be worth millions of dollars one way or the other. Then again, Mississippi receiver Laquon Treadwell wore one during last year’s combine and was selected 23rd overall by the Minnesota Vikings.

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