Originally written on College Football Universe  |  Last updated 10/19/14
After the USC pro day, Matt Barkley's NFL Draft stock is still idle. Barkley endured a sprained AC joint in his shoulder against UCLA last November when he was sacked by Anthony Barr and did not throw publicly since then until today. He did little to sway opinions either way during his workout. Barkley ran a 4.95 seconds 40-yard dash which was expected. He also fell during one of the agility drills, but scouts were primarily there to see him throw. His short and redzone passes had plenty of zip with accuracy. He showed some minor footwork issues in the pocket, but nothing horrendous. His deep ball was the area that he had a chance to show improvement; however, he did nothing to show that he has a rocket of an arm. He had some lofty and inaccurate deep throws, but he also had some crisp bombs on occasion once he had some rhythm. The scripted pro day was an attempt to show that he had a big time arm, but really just verified what many already thought. Nothing was drastically bad o...
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