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Matt Barkley’s career at USC is over, a shoulder injury bringing a disappointing end to his record-breaking run as the Trojans’ quarterback.
Lane Kiffin announced Thursday that the senior quarterback won’t play in Monday’s Sun Bowl against Georgia Tech. Instead, redshirt freshman Max Wittek will make his second career start.
Barkley’s throwing shoulder was injured during USC’s second-to-last game against UCLA, and he didn’t play in the season finale.
Barkley started a USC-record 47 games over four seasons, becoming the Pac-12 career leader in TD passes, yards passing, completions and total offense. He threw for 3,273 yards and 36 TDs with 15 interceptions this season.
Barkley will probably be selected in the first two rounds. I really believe that if healthy he will be a 1st round pick. Matt Barkley will probably not play in any all star game, which means he will get a chance to shine at the Combine. In the underwear Olympics, Barkley will shine and impress the NFL scouts. Last year if he would have came out, he could have been drafted before RG3, so we shall see what happens with Barkley this year.
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Matt Barkley's career at Southern California is over, a shoulder injury bringing a disappointing end to his record-breaking, four-year run as the Trojans' quarterback.
Coach Lane Kiffin announced Thursday that the senior quarterback won't play in the Sun Bowl against Georgia Tech because of an injured shoulder. Instead, redshirt freshman Max Wittek will make his second...
The USC Trojans football team apparently was over an hour late for something called the “Sheriff’s Posse” dinner, an event in advance of the Sun Bowl.
Matt Barkley’s college career is officially over as USC head coach Lane Kiffin announced that Barkley won’t be playing in the Sun Bowl against Georgia Tech. Barkley talked to the media and let it be known that this is not how he wanted to end his career as a Trojan. “It’s not what I thought would happen, it’s not what I think is the most ideal situation, but at the same...
USC senior quarterback Matt Barkley suffered a shoulder sprain in the fourth quarter of the Trojans loss to UCLA. After sitting out the Notre Dame game, Coach Lane Kiffin originally believed Barkley would be ready to go for USC's bowl game. Kiffin announced Thursday Barkley will not be cleared by doctors to play in the Sun Bowl. Barkley shares his reaction....
As part of Sun Bowl game activities in El Paso, Texas, USC and Georgia Tech are scheduled to visit Ft. Bliss on Thursday afternoon.
The question: Will the Trojans be on time?
They should be to help counter the perception they are lacking in social graces.
On Wednesday night, the Trojans arrived about an hour late for a dinner that was to involve both teams and bowl officials....
Preseason No. 1 USC started the year chasing the school’s 12th national championship, to take care of what senior quarterback Matt Barkley called “...
Make no mistake about the fact that Matt Barkley had a fantastic career as a starting quarterback for the USC Trojans. No, he did not win a BCS Championship or a Heisman Trophy award. He will not go out as the No. 1 pick in the NFL Draft. He did not leave the program any better than it was before he arrived. But it was a hell of a ride.
Unfortunately, for Barkley, it was just one...
USC Coach Lane Kiffin spoke with the media following Friday evening's practice in El Paso as the Trojans continue to prepare for Georgia Tech in the Sun Bowl.
USC Coach Lane Kiffin speaks with the media following Thursday's practice in El Paso. Kiffin announced quarterback Matt Barkley will not be available to play in the Sun Bowl.
Lane Kiffin and the USC Trojans showed up an hour and 30 minutes late to the Sun Bowl dinner because well… he is Lane Kiffin. Also, a USC Trojan lineman took to Twitter last night to call El Paso ************ on Twitter. He quickly deleted the tweet but EDSBS was quick enough to retweet it so we could show it.
You mean “Blight On.” RT @lwtrojan94: Out here in El Paso. ***...
USC Coach Lane Kiffin addresses the media at Friday's Sun Bowl press conference.