This is the best way you could possibly injure yourself before your team's season opener.

We've heard about silly sports injuries -- Sammy Sosa hurting himself sneezing, Bill Gramatica's ACL-tearing celebration, Joel Zumaya hurting himself playing guitar hero -- but we haven't heard of many heroic sports injuries. Enter USC cornerback Josh Shaw, a captain who might miss the start of his senior season due to injuries sustained saving his nephew from drowning.