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Bengals gamble on USC cornerback Shaw after troubles

CINCINNATI (AP) The Bengals picked troubled Southern California defensive back Josh Shaw with their first pick of the fourth round on Saturday. Shaw was suspended by the Trojans for 10 games early in the 2014 season after he suffered ankle injuries by jumping from a second-story balcony while evading police. He then claimed that he was hurt while trying to save a drowning nephew...
Via AP on Fox
May 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Baltimore Ravens Five Round NFL Mock Draft

The Ravens hold the 26th overall pick of this year's NFL Draft, and the talk about who they could take with their first round pick is starting to heat up.After filling holes at running back this offseason by re-signing Justin Forsett, and finding a new safety to line up opposite Will Hill in Kendrick Lewis, the focus now shifts to how the Ravens can improve their team via the draft...
Via Pro Football Spot
March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

USC's Shaw can help increase draft stock at NFL Scouting Combine

The 2015 NFL Scouting Combine kicks off this week in Indianapolis. And it will be a particularly huge week for USC cornerback Josh Shaw.  NFL Network Draft analyst Mike Mayock says Shaw has a third to fourth-round grade on him but there's a chance he could go later once the incident is factored in about how he fabricated a story in which he said he suffered two high ankle sprains...
Via Fox Sports West
February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Ranking the top 10 most viral college football stories of 2014

The end of the year is when people look back on stuff. The best songs/movies/books/TV shows of the year. The most incredible images that took your breath away. The people who “won” [fill in something – literally anything]. Thirty-seven times you felt like a dog on Mondays in 2014. Whatever – it’s just what we do on the Internet to close out a year and prepare for a new...
Via Fox Sports
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

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 corner Josh Shaw to make season debut vs. UCLA at Rose Bowl

LOS ANGELES -- Cornerback Josh Shaw will play for Southern California in its rivalry showdown against UCLA, although his role hasn't been determined. USC coach Steve Sarkisian confirms Shaw will make his season debut Saturday night at the Rose Bowl. Shaw served a 10-game suspension for lying to the school about how he sprained both of his ankles shortly before the season began. The...
Via AP on Fox
November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

USC coach confirms Josh Shaw will play vs UCLA

LOS ANGELES (AP) Cornerback Josh Shaw will play for Southern California in its rivalry showdown against UCLA, although his role hasn't been determined. USC coach Steve Sarkisian confirms Shaw will make his season debut Saturday night at the Rose Bowl. Shaw served a 10-game suspension for lying to the school about how he sprained both of his ankles shortly before the season began...
Via AP on Fox
November 21, 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

CFB AM: SEC reportedly afraid of Texas A&M facing Texas in bowl game

How much progress has Charlie Strong made at Texas in his first season as the head coach? One indication was the Longhorns becoming bowl eligible last week in a season they’ve openly admitted was a rebuilding year in Austin. Another is the growing feeling that Texas could give No. 5 TCU a lot of trouble when the Horned Frogs visit on Thanksgiving evening. But the greatest sight...
Via Fox Sports
November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

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 of the Los Angeles District...
Via Fox Sports West
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

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 Fox Sports West
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

USC coach Sarkisian mum on Josh Shaw's status

LOS ANGELES (AP) Southern California coach Steve Sarkisian says nothing has changed about the status of suspended cornerback Josh Shaw. Sarkisian had no update on Shaw's availability Tuesday after the No. 24 Trojans opened practice for Saturday's game against No. 11 UCLA. Sarkisian says Shaw's status is still being evaluated by USC, which is conducting its own investigation of Shaw...
Via AP on Fox
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

USC's Josh Shaw won't face criminal charges

University of Southern California cornerback Josh Shaw won't be charged with domestic violence after he sprained both ankles jumping from a balcony after arguing with his girlfriend, authorities said. The Los Angeles County district attorney's office concluded last week that there was insufficient evidence to prosecute. Shaw, who had been elected a team captain, was suspended indefinitely...
Via Fox Sports West
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

USC DB Josh Shaw won't be charged with domestic violence

  University of Southern California cornerback Josh Shaw won't be charged with domestic violence after he sprained both ankles jumping from a balcony after arguing with his girlfriend, authorities said. The Los Angeles County district attorney's office concluded last week that there was insufficient evidence to prosecute. Shaw, who had been elected a team captain, was suspended...
Via AP on Fox
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

USC's Josh Shaw won't face criminal charges

LOS ANGELES (AP) USC cornerback Josh Straw won't be charged with domestic violence after he sprained both ankles jumping from a balcony after arguing with his girlfriend. The Los Angeles County district attorney's office concluded last week that there's insufficient evidence to file charges. Shaw was suspended indefinitely from the Trojans after acknowledging he lied about the incident...
Via AP on Fox
November 17, 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

USC embraces late bye before big finish

LOS ANGELES (AP) Southern California needs a break, and the timing couldn't be better for coach Steve Sarkisian. Sarkisian is giving the Trojans this week off from practice, and they will reconvene Saturday to begin preparations for their Nov. 13 game against California. In the meantime, the focus is on recovering from a taxing season that began with the suspension of team captain...
Via AP on Fox
November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Shaw suspension has given Jackson space to thrive

If Josh Shaw is going to make his return to the field for USC, he doesn't have much time to do it. The Trojans currently are going through a bye week and will come out of it with three regular seasons games remaining along with whichever bowl game the team accepts a bid to. USC head coach Steve Sarkisian made headlines earlier this week when he announced he wasn't writing the season...
Via Fox Sports West
November 05, 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

Southern Cal escapes tumult to Boston College

BOSTON (AP) One week after a late win over Pac-12 rival Stanford, No. 9 Southern Cal is leaving the state for the first time. With the trip to Chestnut Hill to play Boston College, USC has a chance to escape the tumult that has surrounded the school this season. A once-proud program that claims 11 national championships, USC has made more of an impact off the field the last few...
Via AP on Fox
September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

USC vs. Stanford – Game Time, TV Schedule, Line, Preview, Predictions

Twitter/Stanford USC and Stanford meet in an early season conference game that could have big implications. Both the Trojans and Cardinal are coming off dominant performances in their first games. USC’s offense racked up 701 yards in a rout of Fresno State. Stanford’s defense shut out UC Davis and only allowed 115 yards. This game will go a long way in deciding the Pac-12. Date...
Via College Spun
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Fresno State-USC: Five Things We Learned

The USC-Fresno State game was mired in controversy just days before kickoff with the issues arising from the Josh Shaw debacle and the accusations from former running back Anthony Brown.  Many pundits were foreseeing a possible trip up for the Sons of Troy in this game, however, Coach Steve Sarkisian was able to rally his troops, and put on an offensive display that put the entire...
Via Football Nation
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Fresno State-USC: 5 Things To Watch For In This Tough Matchup

One of the many great games we will see this opening weekend will be Fresno State matching up against USC. After both finishing last year with atleast 10 wins, USC at 10-4 and Fresno State at 11-2, these two teams will look to set the tone for another winning year. The last meeting between the two was in last years Las Vegas Bowl as the Trojans rolled over Fresno State 45-20. As...
Via Football Nation
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

LAPD probing USC's Shaw as part of possible domestic violence incident

USC cornerback Josh Shaw and his girlfriend are being investigated as the Los Angeles Police Department looks into a possible incident of domestic violence, police told the Los Angeles Times Friday. Capt. John McMahon told the paper that Shaw declined to be interviewed, and that, "In light of that, our investigation into a possible domestic dispute will continue." He added that Shaw...
Via Fox Sports
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss
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