Smith-Schuster started again as a sophomore in 2015 and was among the nation’s finest pass catchers. Overall in 2015 while starting all 14 games, he has 89 catches for 1,454 yards (16.3 avg) with 10 TDs (all team bests), plus 4 kickoff returns for 51 yards (12.8 avg), a 4-yard rush and 1 tackle. He was 11th nationally in receiving yards (103.9, first in Pac-12), 17th in receiving TDs (10, fourth in Pac-12) and 20th in receptions (6.4, third in Pac-12). His 89 catches in 2015 is seventh on USC’s season list and his 1,454 receiving yards (the third most in a season at USC) is the 17th time a Trojan has eclipsed the 1,000-yard mark. He has 6 100-yard receiving games in 2015 (including the first 3 games). He broke his right hand against California and had surgery 2 days later to insert a plate with 8 screws, but he did not miss any playing time.