According to Chase Goodbread of College Football 24/7, wide receiver JuJU Smith-Shuster go into an altercation with his teammates, including safety Ykili Ross, at practice. Head coach Clay Helton, offensive coordinator Tee Martin and star cornerback Adoree Jackson spoke to the frustrated player after he walked away from practice after the several fights with teammates. Smith-Schuster only caught one pass for 9 yards in the first loss of the season.
“Every day is a game to that kid, and that’s what I appreciate about him. Scuffles happen in football practice, and we’re all brothers out here. Everyone hugged up and went on.” – head coach Clay Helton