USC Cornerback Jumps From Second Floor to Save Nephew

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  1. kinneyjames

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    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/08/25/josh-shaw-jumps-saves-nephew_n_5713047.html

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    Southern California senior cornerback Josh Shaw injured both ankles after leaping from a second-story balcony to save his 7-year-old nephew from drowning in a pool.

    Shaw was named a team captain on Saturday and later that night was attending a family function at a cousin's apartment in his hometown of Palmdale when he saw his nephew, Carter, who can't swim, struggling in the pool.

    With no one around, Shaw jumped from the balcony onto the concrete below and crawled to the pool, where he pulled Carter to safety, he said. Unable to step out of the pool because of the pain in his ankles, Shaw lifted himself up the ladder with his upper body.

    "I would do it again for whatever kid it was, it did not have to be my nephew," Shaw told the team website. "My ankles really hurt, but I am lucky to be surrounded by the best trainers and doctors in the world. I am taking my rehab one day at a time, and I hope to be back on the field as soon as possible."
     
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    Good job. But wouldn't it have been just as fast to run down the stairs? He's an athlete after all.

    And what are those small white bands around the elbow for?
     
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    Reminds me of the time Howard slowly untied his shoelaces to remove his sneakers before rescuing his bulldog, who was drowning right in front of him at the bottom of the deep end of his pool. (Thankfully, Beth jumped into the pool decked out in her Manolo Blahniks to save Bianca's life.)
     
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    All USC joking aside, a studly move.
     
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    1) Good thing for the extra ankle bone
    2) "saw his nephew, Carter, who can't swim" - shocking
     
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    Ballsy & heroic move!!! But that guy just fucked up his pro career. Ankle injuries are next to impossible to heal fully.
     
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    Good dude right there......not too bright though perhaps. Shoulda used the stairs.......probably woulda been quicker since he had to crawl everywhere after busting his feets.
     
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    Uh oh, rumors starting to surface that this may all be a BS story made up to cover for some other stupid and far less heroic antics.
     
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    :jj:
     
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    Good. Glad I shit on this early.
     
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    No.
     
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    Reggies gonna reggie.
     
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    That's a selfless and heroic act. If it's made up, I'll be less confused.
     
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    yep just started hearing the same...here we go
     
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    Im with you. I was so proud of this guy. To find out it's possibly a fake sadly isn't surprising.
     
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    Update: In the video up-top, USC head coach Steve Sarkisian says: “Josh Shaw, first and foremost is a good person. He’s a good kid. He came to us with what occurred Saturday night, and I have no reason or history to not believe Josh’s story. Obviously, within the last few hours or so, we’ve gotten a few phone calls contradicting what Josh said Saturday night. We’re going to continue to vet it. Beyond that, I only know what I know. Josh is adamant with what occurred, and we’ll continue to vet some of the other stories.”
     
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    Jumped out a second story window......fleeing police?
     
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    Helluva good fake story with the nephew drowning and the bone density and all
     
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