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JuJu Smith-Schuster makes NFL history in Week 7 vs. Bengals

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The Pittsburgh Steelers rookie wide receiver is making NFL history early in his professional debut.

Cincinnati Bengals v Pittsburgh Steelers Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images

Some scratched their heads when the Steelers selected JuJu Smith-Schuster in the second round of the 2017 NFL Draft, but throughout his rookie campaign Smith-Schuster is now making NFL history — for his age.

After his third touchdown against the Cincinnati Bengals in Week 7, Smith-Schuster now holds the most touchdowns in NFL history for a player under the age of 21.

With Smith-Schuster’s three touchdowns before the age of 21 being the record he is breaking, it is worth noting Smith-Schuster won’t turn 21-years-old until November 22nd.

That leaves the Week 8 game against the Detroit Lions, Week 10 against the Colts and Week 11 against the Titans before he can legally obtain, and use, alcohol if he chooses. In other words, he has plenty of time to extend his record even more before he becomes an ‘adult’ by societies standards.

In the meantime, Smith-Schuster has been a pleasure to watch for the Steelers throughout the early portions of the 2017 regular season.