LOS ANGELES -- He was known as Matty Trojan.
Face of the program, four-year starter, and three-year captain. By doing that, Matt Barkley, his real name, became the first USC player in school history to be named a captain for three years.
When Lane Kiffin announced the team captains for 2013, as voted on by members of the team, not one was a quarterback.
Wide receiver Marqise Lee, center Marcus Martin, along with linebackers Hayes Pullard and Devon Kennard were the names the head coach announced, making it the first time since 2009 - and second time in the last decade - there is no quarterback among the USC captains.
"These guys usually that are named captains have played before and really are guys that they view as distinct starters and leaders of their team," Kiffin said.
Perhaps the uncertainty at quarterback has something to do with it. The situation continues to be in flux after Kiffin announced his idea for how he wants to use the quarterbacks against Hawaii without nami...