Senior corner Josh Shaw was named a team captain at USC Saturday night. Later that same night, while attending a family social function, Shaw, while on a second floor balcony, noticed that his seven year old nephew who can not swim was in distress in the pool below. With no one nearby to assist, Shaw “instinctively leaped off the balcony, landing painfully on the concrete below.”
Shaw was able to crawl to the pool and save his nephew who is “a bit traumatized but physically okay”. Shaw himself was diagnosed with two high ankle sprains which will sideline him indefinitely.
Heroic. Certainly hope Shaw recovers quickly and is able have a productive season on the field for the Trojans.