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The agents for Matt Barkley reportedly have informed NFL teams in a letter that, although the former USC quarterback will attend the scouting combine in Indianapolis this week, he won't be throwing.
Barkley suffered a shoulder injury in November against UCLA and did not play in the Trojans' final two games. He has been rehabilitating under the supervision of Dr. James Andrews, who is based in Alabama, and working out at an IMG training facility.
"Matt has been going through a very disciplined program to get back to 100," his father, Les, said Monday. "He feels great, but he takes direction from Dr. Andrews."
Les Barkley said his son's intent was to be "absolutely 100 for his pro day" workout at USC on March 27. Barkley is expected to throw to former Trojans receiver Robert Woods.
In recent weeks, Barkley indicated he was on the fence about whether to throw at the combine.
"I don't feel like I have to," he said at the Super...
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According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, former USC quarterback Matt Barkley won’t throw at the NFL scouting combine because he hasn’t been medically cleared.
#USC QB Matt Barkley won’t throw at #Combine after all (as @adamschefter reported). Source says he wasn’t medically cleared. Not his choice
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) February 18, 2013
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Matt Barkley, the now-former USC quarterback, is still rehabbing his shoulder and will be unable to throw at the upcoming 2013 NFL Combine.
Matt Barkley's shoulder separation he suffered at the tale end of his last collegiate season with USC will stop him from throwing at the NFL combine in Indianapolis according to Adam Schefter of ESPN.
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