Stanford reinstates Shayne Skov
STANFORD, Calif. -- Linebacker Shayne Skov has been reinstated to the Stanford football team and will serve a one-game suspension this season after he was arrested and jailed earlier this year for driving under the influence.
Coach David Shaw said Friday that Skov, a senior who missed most of the Cardinal's 2011 season with a knee injury, will sit out the season opener Aug. 31 against San Jose State. He was arrested Feb. 5.
Skov led Stanford with 84 tackles and had 7½ sacks as a sophomore, then sustained a season-ending torn ligament in his left knee in the third game last fall. Shaw said Skov is close to 100 percent healthy and that his rehab is going well.
Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press
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