Tag Archive: Matt Barkley

May 15

LeSean McCoy Calling Matt Barkley ‘Mark’ is Beyond Embarrassing

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LeSean McCoy lived up to his nickname on Monday when he called Philadelphia Eagles fourth-round draft pick Matt Barkley “Mark.” This is a guy who was a four-year starter at USC and once called the next big thing in football and he was a huge story in the 2013 NFL Draft because of his fall …

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Jan 18

Where Will Matt Barkley Land in 2013 NFL Draft?

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USC Trojans quarterback Matt Barkley was a lock to be a top-10 pick had he entered the 2012 NFL Draft after his junior year. However, he returned for his senior season for an outside chance at the college football triple crown–Heisman Trophy, national championship and No. 1 overall pick. Needless to say, 2012 didn’t treat …

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Aug 29

NFL Draft Net: Matt Barkley, USC, Open to Capacity Crowd

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The top 2013 NFL Draft Prospect, Matt Barkley will lead the USC Trojans against Hawaii in front of a sellout crowd on opening weekend. “I thrive on that atmosphere, when it’s just packed and all eyes are on you and you’ve got to perform,” he said. Barkley said he remains calm regardless of crowd size. …

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Dec 23

Matt Barkley announces USC return

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Just days before Christmas, USC received an early gift. Matt Barkley, after meeting with family, friends, and advisers, has announced a return to Southern California for the 2012 football season. “The 2012 team has some serious unfinished business to attend to and I plan to play a part in it.”–Matt Barkley The news couldn’t have …

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Jun 04

USC Trojans: 20 To Watch For

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Per USC standards, 2009 was a disappointment. In head coach Pete Carroll’s final season with the team, they finished with a 9-4 record (5-4 in Pac-10 play) and a win over Boston College in the Emerald Bowl. With multiple titles and Pac-10 championships, this was below average for the USC Trojans of this decade. After …

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Apr 12

Johnson, Baxter shine in opening scrimmage

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The Trojans first scrimmage of the spring became a story of two halves. The offense lit up the skies before the break, only to be shut down in the latter part of the event. Remember, contact with the quarterback was disallowed, and special teams were a non factor, as each offensive possession began from their own 30-yard line.

Feb 14

Another opportunity for Mustain to spring forward

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Matt Barkley’s twitter account displayed just one message on February 3rd. “It feels like Christmas”, he said, in reference to the offensive talent committed to USC on Signing Day. He correctly acknowledged the gifts that would bring a smile to any quarterback’s face. But looking forward to the 2010 season, to whom do they belong? …

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Dec 27

USC wins Emerald and loses star to NFL

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USC is the all-time leader in bowl victories. Saturday’s 24-13 win over Boston College  in rain soaked AT&T Park marks the 32nd bowl triumph for the men of Troy. Alabama has an opportunity to tie the total with a victory in the National Championship game. But even a victorious Crimson tide will be no match …

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Nov 11

Matt Barkley or Andrew Luck?

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Matt Barkley has reaped all the publicity that comes with an elite program.  Andrew Luck has quietly performed for a school more popular for academics than football.  Two freshman quarterbacks in two different environments, but which is better? Stanford’s Jim Harbaugh believes his guy is not only the best in the conference, but also best …

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