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JOSH SHAW RUMORS & GOSSIP

Shaw makes special teams tackle in USC return

USC took an early seven-point lead Saturday night at the Rose Bowl thanks to an Anthony Sarao 17-yard interception return for a touchdown. On the ensuing kickoff, Josh Shaw, the recently reinstated defensive back, lined up for the Trojans on the kickoff coverage. The USC senior, sprinted down the field, spotted the UCLA return man -- Ish Adams -- and made the special teams tackle...
Via Fox Sports West
November 23, 2014  |  Discuss

USC CB Shaw returns to practice after suspension, but may not play

LOS ANGELES -- Defensive coordinator Justin Wilcox tried to downplay it as a typical Wednesday morning practice at No. 24 Southern California, only with ''more people on the sideline,'' but the return of defensive back Josh Shaw from suspension made it anything but. Shaw worked at cornerback and on special teams after being reinstated Tuesday night following investigations by the...
Via AP on Fox
November 19, 2014  |  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 said Monday...
Via AP on Fox
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

USC's Josh Shaw tells tale of lying about pool rescue, now waits

Josh Shaw knows people reading this will have no reason to believe it. He wants to tell his story anyway, as a cautionary tale about a life swallowed by a lie. "I've seen the dark side, I've hit the bottom," he said softly. "I've learned." Shaw was speaking publicly for the first time since fabricating a story that changed a USC football season and quite possibly ended a USC football...
Via Fox Sports West
November 13, 2014  |  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

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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