Found September 21, 2012 on Fox Sports:
Matt Barkley figured one way he could help Southern California bounce back from a disheartening loss at Stanford was with an unusual blast of bravado. So the quarterback went on Twitter on Thursday and declared: ''It's bear hunting season.'' The 13th-ranked Trojans (2-1, 0-1 Pac-12) look to save their season when they face California (1-2) for the 100th time Saturday. Another loss will finish the preseason No. 1 team's national title dreams, and could end USC's Pac-12 championship hopes as well. The Trojans claim they're not thinking that way while they prepare to face the Golden Bears, who are coming off their own seven-point loss last week with considerably more optimism. Cal nearly beat Ohio State on the road, but realizes the Coliseum is every bit as tough.
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