Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 12/30/12
The USC Trojans minus quarterback Matt Barkley will play the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets in the Sun Bowl.  The Trojans started the season number one in the AP Poll.  Matt Barkley opted out of the 2011 NFL Draft to play his final season at USC.In the beginning all things were good.  Barkley was a Heisman favorite and favored number one pick for 2012 NFL draft.  This is why they play the game.  The Trojans' finish the season 7-5.  And Barkley's draft stock is dropping like a prom dress. Now the Trojans will play the Yellow Jackets in the Hyundai Sun Bowl. Barkley is out with a shoulder injury.  Marqise Lee is questionable with a left knee injury.  And this is the last game for defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin, father to head coach Lane Kiffin. For the Yellow Jackets', coach Paul Johnson will try to erase a 0-4 postseason record. Besides it being New Years Eve, this game will be on while you are primping to go out. Here are five other reasons you will be watching.
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