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So why is USC and its once-golden boy starting quarterback Matt Barkley struggling this season? Reign of Troy's Josh Webb, taking part in a Pacific Takes round table, put the blame on a lack of discipline.
"Additionally, Barkley has shown a tendency to look-in his receivers and
this has allowed defensive backs to anticipate his throws. These aren't
problems that Barkley should be having in his senior year and they are
putting more pressure on the defense to come through in tight
situations. All of this comes back around to discipline. Barkley should
have the discipline to trust his instincts instead of hesitating on his
reads. Similarly, Leonard Williams
should have the discipline to refrain from committing multiple
personal foul penalties in the game. If the Trojans don't develop some
discipline before Saturday, Arizona is going to look like a walk in the
park compared to the long night Oregon can put them through."
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Despite receiver Marqise Lee’s record-setting efforts, the USC Trojans fell to Arizona on Saturday, with their second loss ending any remaining national title aspirations.
Lee had a monster day, breaking both the USC and Pac-12 single-game records for receiving yards, with 16 catches for 345 yards and two touchdowns, but he left the field in tears after failing to catch Matt Barkley’s...
USC received a school record in passing yards from Matt Barkley at Arizona last Saturday, 493 yards. Marqise Lee had 345 yards receiving, which was fifth best single game total in NCAA history. His 469 all-purpose yards were the second most in NCAA history. Lee combined with Robert Woods to have 438 receiving yards which is the most in school history.
Flat out ridiculous numbers...
It goes without saying that Matt Barkley's remark about "unfinished business" is going to remain just that -- unfinished.
The USC quarterback, who opted to return for his senior season rather than cash in on the NFL Draft, wanted one last chance to return his team to BCS prominence without the restraints of NCAA probation.
You had to appreciate his intentions, but...
1. The Oregon Ducks will force Four Turnovers:With Matt Barkley having thrown eight INT's this season, and two INT's against the Arizona Wildcats last week, the Oregon Ducks will look to put pressure on the quarterback early and often in this Saturday's contest.Wideouts Robert Woods and Marqise Lee of USC will be the primary play-makers for Barkley and the Trojans...
(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. With AP Photos.) By GREG BEACHAM AP Sports Writer Southern California's national championship dreams are dead, and Robert Woods believes it's because the Trojans have too much pride.
Stick with him here: The All-American receiver says pride and team togetherness are why 18th-ranked USC leads the nation in penalties.
When the Trojans (6...
No. 18 USC hosts No. 2 Oregon this Saturday in the Coliseum. USC Coach Lane Kiffin talks to the media following Tuesday's practice...
USC sat atop the AP preseason football poll this year. The Trojans returned Heisman frontrunner Matt Barkley, a defense that returned key players at each level and star skill players at wide receiver, running back and tight end.
Hit hard by injuries and a school-record 26 losses last season, the Southern California Trojans are eager to put the ugliness behind them and make a big turnaround led by point guard Jio Fontan.
The projected star of the program has mostly been off the court the last two seasons after transferring from Fordham. Fontan played just half a season in his USC debut, then missed all of...
It was supposed to be The Game of the Century, but now it isn't even the game of the week.
Preaseason, the SC Trojans were coronated resurgent, certain to be 8-0 and ranked one or two in the country for their epic confrontation with the upstart Oregon Ducks. The Men of Troy were certain to slash and pillage their way through the PAC-12, decimating opponents 70-14 and 49-0 as...
No. 4 Oregon at No. 17 USC
7:00 PM, Fox
Line: Oregon -7.5
Before the season started, this game was considered to be a preview of the potential Pac-12 title game and possibly affect the BCS Title game race.
Both of those things are still in play, but the stakes are higher for Oregon, as this is the first of three games that the Ducks play on the road in November, and the...