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Not much about Matt Barkley's senior season at Southern California has gone according to plan.
The quarterback certainly never expected he would walk down the Coliseum tunnel for his final home game with his right arm in a sling.
But Barkley isn't sorry he returned to USC, and he thinks more college players should take the same chance.
Barkley is still upbeat amid the disappointment of his final year with the Trojans (7-4, 5-4 Pac-12), who have plummeted out of the Top 25 after starting the season at No. 1.
Barkley won't play in the regular-season finale against top-ranked Notre Dame on Saturday after spraining his right shoulder last week in USC's loss to UCLA.
The Pac-12's career passing leader says one game won't define his record-setting career at USC.
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Max Wittek, a redshirt freshman quarterback who will play in the place of the injured Matt Barkley this weekend, said he believes the Trojans will beat the Fighting Irish.
With USC Trojan Matt Barkley shelved after suffering a sprained AC joint in his right shoulder last weekend against UCLA, the senior quarterback’s NFL Draft stock continues to rapidly plummet. The 6-foot-2, 230 pound Barkley, who was once projected to … Continue reading →
The chances of USC taking down no. 1 ranked Notre Dame on Saturday have already taken a big hit with the news that Trojan starting quarterback Matt Barkley is out with an AC injury in his shoulder.
"Barkley hurt the shoulder when he was sacked with two-plus minutes
remaining in USC's 38-28 loss at the Rose Bowl. He was examined on the
field by the school's...
USC senior QB Matt Barkley will not start Saturday’s game against Notre Dame due to an AC sprain in his shoulder.Redshirt Freshman Max Wittek will start in his place. Head coach Lane Kiffin did not elaborate on if Barkley is available as a reserve, but we doubt it. The senior has struggled a bit in recent weeks, causing Trojans fans to lose patience, but they may not like the results...
The road to the BCS National Championship may have got a bit easier.
USC quarterback Matt Barkley has officially been ruled out for Saturday’s matchup with Notre Dame. USC head coach Lane Kiffin announced the bad news to the media in a teleconference.
Sitting at No. 1 in the BCS rankings, Notre Dame just has to beat USC to move on to the national title game. They’ll face first...
USC head coach Lane Kiffin announced that senior quarterback Matt Barkley will be out for the game against Notre Dame this coming Saturday. Barkley suffered an AC sprain late in the loss to UCLA.
Without Barkley, Notre Dame seems like a lock for the BCS title game.
Of course this is college football and crazy stuff happens.
Kiffin on Matt Barkley said out for Notre Dame.
USC senior quarterback Matt Barkley is out for the Trojans' regular season finale hosting Notre Dame. Redshirt freshman Max Wittek will make his first career start.
BCS National Championship: Notre Dame vs. AlabamaNotre Dame is just one game away from running the table, including wins over #13 Oklahoma, #19 Michigan, Michigan State, and possibly USC. The Trojans starting QB Matt Barkley will not play due to an injury, but that does not lessen the significance of the game for the Fighting Irish; a win will mean a BCS title birth.It did not take...
Earlier this week, Lane Kiffin announced that Matt Barkley would not play in Saturday's game against Notre Dame. With Barkley out, the Trojans' upset hopes now rest on the arm of redshirt freshman Max Wittek. Wittek only has nine pass attempts for the season and has taken limited snaps in his young career.
With a redshirt freshman at the helm and the Irish likely to play...
Yogi Roth of the Pac-12 Network joins Fox Sports Tonight and talks about USC's next quarterback taking over for Matt Barkley.
Kansas City (1-8) – Matt Barkley,
Jacksonville (1-8) – Johnathan
Hankins, NT, Ohio State
Cleveland (2-7) – Star Lotulelei,
Carolina (2-7) – Damontre Moore,
DE, Texas A&M
Oakland (3-6) – Dee Milliner, CB,
Buffalo (3-6) – Jarvis Jones, OLB,
Philadelphia (3-6) – Geno Smith,