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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.
The news that Barkley won't be throwing later this week isn't surprising to anyone, but it raises an important question. How will it effect his draft status come April?
To answer that question, you have to address Barkley's slide down experts' draft boards. The general consensus around analyst circles seems to be that he's a mid-first to early-second round pick.
That being the case, you have to take into account the quarterback driven nature of today's NFL, which will drive his draft stock back towards the top end of the first round.
In all reality, the fact that Matt Barkley won't throw this week won't make a big difference in his draft stock. Scouts will see him throw at a later date. Sure, Barkley will likely be throwing to familia...
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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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Due to the Grade 3 AC joint separation the sullied Trojan suffered against UCLA in November, former USC quarterback Matt Barkley has wisely decided against throwing at this week’s NFL Combine. The 6-foot-2, 230 pound Barkley, who was once projected … Continue reading →
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...
Matt Barkley, the now-former USC quarterback, is still rehabbing his shoulder and will be unable to throw at the upcoming 2013 NFL Combine.
You know we are getting closer to the NFL draft when the Combine begins. Well folks, here we go. this year there may or may not be franchise quarterbacks available in the 1st round of the NFL draft. it is going to be very difficult to pass up last years draft class when it comes to taking snaps from center. Matt Barkley isn’t even going to be throwing the football at this combine...
After describing the upcoming NFL Combine as the toughest test of his life, USC quarterback Matt Barkley will not be throwing the football at the annual tryout. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported the news early Monday morning. This move doesn’t really come as too much of a surprise. Quarterbacks prefer to throw during their pro-days, tossing the pigskin to receivers they are more...
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