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JOSH SHAW RUMORS & GOSSIP

Sarkisian: Shaw 'thankful' to be reinstated

There's "a sense of relief" along with a spirit of being "thankful" on the part of Josh Shaw, according to his head coach Steve Sarkisian. Shaw was reinstated to the USC football team Tuesday after what turned out to be a 10-game suspension from the team. Shaw injured both ankles and fabricated a story about the injury. The reinstatement comes on the heels...
Via Fox Sports West
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Josh Shaw reinstated by USC after suspension

Southern California has reinstated defensive back Josh Shaw, who had been suspended since he lied to school officials about how he sprained his ankles in a preseason fall. USC announced Shaw's reinstatement Tuesday night, but coach Steve Sarkisian hasn't decided whether the senior will play against No. 11 UCLA on Saturday. The Los Angeles County district attorney's office...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

USC Reinstates Suspended CB Josh Shaw

I guess we can say the Josh Shaw saga is over now. The talented cornerback was suspended this summer after an incident which led to Shaw being injured, and lying about saving a drowning family member from the pool. #USC cornerback Josh Shaw has been reinstated to the team, USC announces. — Lindsey Thiry (@LindseyThiry) November 19, 2014 Shaw will not face charges in connection...
Via BlackSportsOnline
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Three reasons why USC football will win the Pac-12 title

During the past month, the USC Trojans have been hit with more dilemma and problems within the program than they did the whole rest of the off-season. With the national coverage of defensive back Josh Shaw’s false tale of heroic actions that led to his injury, and running back Anthony Brown leaving the team and calling Steve Sarkisian a racist, it has been a poor stretch for the...
Via isportsweb.com
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh Shaw admits faking rescue story, suspended indefinitely

Twitter/@ThePeristyle On Tuesday, we learned that USC senior defensive back Josh Shaw may have made up a story about how he injured both of his ankles. According to Shaw, he injured them while he was rescuing his nephew from drowning at a family event. However, Trojans head football coach Steve Sarkisian told reporters that there were reports that contradicted his captain’s description...
Via College Spun
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Truth of Josh Shaw’s rescue story in question

TweetEarlier, it was reported that USC Trojans defensive back Josh Shaw injured his ankles after he supposedly leapt from the second story balcony to rescue his drowning nephew. But according to a USC law school alum, Shaw was hurt while trying to escape police after a domestic dispute: Unfortunately, my sources are saying the Josh Shaw story is fake… no rescue. Still waiting on...
Via Los That Sports Blog
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

USC got 'contradicting stories' on Shaw injury, will investigate

On Monday, we learned that USC captain and senior defensive back Josh Shaw sprained both of his ankles after jumping off of a balcony so he could save his 7-year-old nephew from drowning at a family party. It was a fantastic story of how a young man put family ahead of everything, even his senior year on the football field. There’s just one problem: it may not be true. During his...
Via College Spun
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Josh Shaw’s Story Of Rescuing Drowning Nephew True?

Is Josh Shaw's story of rescuing drowning nephew true? USC Trojans coach Steve Sarkisian has received calls questioning it.
Via Gamedayr
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

USC's Josh Shaw injured rescuing nephew from drowning

USC cornerback Josh Shaw is a true hero in life. The senior risked his life to safe a nephew that was drowning during what the official USC website indicates was a social family function. And the details of the incident are mind blowing (via USCTrojans.com).  While attending a family social function at his cousin’s apartment in his hometown of Palmdale, Shaw looked on from a...
Via Sportsnaut
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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