College football notebook: Southern Cal CB Shaw to make season debut against rival UCLA
• Cornerback Josh Shaw will play for Southern Cal 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 former team captain was reinstated earlier this week after authorities determined no criminal charges would be filed against him.
• Nicholls State hired Louisiana-Lafayette assistant Tim Rebowe as its new coach. Rebowe has been an assistant with the Ragin’ Cajuns for 11 seasons and was a Nicholls assistant for six years earlier in his coaching career. Nicholls president Bruce Murphy said Rebowe “brings extensive recruiting and coaching expertise and tons of enthusiasm” to the program. The Colonels went 0-12 this season.
• Mississippi State starting safety Justin Cox has been suspended indefinitely from the program after being arrested Friday on felony aggravated domestic violence and burglary charges. The Oktibbeha County sheriff’s department confirmed that Cox was arrested about 4 a.m. Friday. He posted $20,000 bail. Cox, a 6-foot-3, 192-pound senior, has played in nine games this season.
• Former Michigan player Frank Clark‘s next hearing on domestic violence and assault charges is not scheduled and might not occur until next year. A clerk at Sandusky (Ohio) Municipal Court said a pretrial request has been submitted, but there’s no date yet. Judge Erich O’Brien said there’s a possibility Clark could have another domestic-violence charge added. Clark was charged with domestic violence and assault after being arrested Saturday at the Miami Sands hotel and waterpark in Sandusky.
— Wire reports