LOS ANGELES If you're looking for USC's Josh Shaw, you may find him at cornerback. You may find him at safety.
Regardless of where's he's lined up, his teammates know where he is.
That was evident in USC's game against Utah State last Saturday. In the first half, the Aggies connected for a long gain down their sideline, which was eventually called back because of an ineligible receiver downfield.
As the referees sorted out the specifics, no less than five of the USC defenders came over to Shaw and sought his counseling about what happened on the play.
"We were playing Cover 2 or whatnot and so we just had a little miscommunication," Shaw said. It was hard because (Utah State wide receiver Bruce Natson), he was dead, he was on the ball too but he still went out for a pass. We got it cleaned up though.
Natson picked up 31 yards on the play but it was called back because he was the ineligible receiver.
The situation was quickly resolved. The discussion came up again on the ...