Posted August 16, 2012 on
PLAYERS: Matt Barkley
TEAMS: USC Trojans
The USC Trojans were back at Dedeaux Field for two-a-day practices on Wednesday. Look inside for photos of Matt Barkley, Gerald Bowman and all the action from the field.

Matt Barkley on cover of Sports Illustrated.

USC quarterback Matt Barkley is on the cover of Sports Illustrated's college football preview issue. Pretty stoked about this right here… I’ve dreamt about reppin USC on this cover for a while now… #FightOn #USC… — Matthew Barkley (@MattBarkley) August 15, 2012 In other news, Matt Barkley is doomed. (via Conquest Chronicles)

Trojans ready for big run behind Barkley

Matt Barkley's surprising return has made Southern California one of the front-runners to win the national championship. The Trojans figured to be one of the nation's top teams this season, their first after a two-year postseason ban. Barkley makes them a legitimate contender to win the final BCS championship before college football's playoff system kicks in. Once...

USC's George Farmer finally back to 100

LOS ANGELES -- As the grind of training camp continues on, new USC wide receivers coach Tee Martin has tried to liven things up a bit for his position group. Martin and his wide receivers have become known to challenge each other in various drills at the conclusion of practice. After a recent practice, Martin said he was going to throw the ball some 50 yards downfield and challenged...

De'Von Flournoy eyes USC's 3rd WR spot

LOS ANGELES -- USC head coach Lane Kiffin will remind anyone who will listen that his wide receivers Robert Woods and Marqise Lee are the exception. Most players don't immediately come in and make an impact as true freshmen. For most, it takes time. Fitting that mold is wide receiver De'Von Flournoy. Appearing in 10 games as a Trojan, the redshirt junior has yet to make...

Trojans' DE Wilson out for the season

LOS ANGELES --- USC freshman defensive end DeVante Wilson will miss the entire 2012 season after tearing his ACL during practice on Tuesday, head coach Lane Kiffin announced. The news comes on a day in which defensive ends Wes Horton and J.R. Tavai didn't practice with an undisclosed injuries, Greg Townsend continued to walk around with a boot on his right foot, and Devon Kennard...

Trojans' Vainuku ready to show off size, speed

LOS ANGELES ---Soma Vainuku is not your average fullback. "(He brings) unique features (to the position) --the size and speed. They don't make many humans like that," said USC head coach Lane Kiffin. "It's great. If you can have a fullback that can block and be big but also can run, you have the potential to give some people some issues." The speed Kiffin...

USC Trojans battle injuries in fall camp

All three starting linebackers have missed multiple practices due to injury, but linebacker is just one of several positions where the USC Trojans have concerns about depth. The 2012 football season hasn’t even started and the USC Trojans have already had their share of injuries. USC isn’t providing injury reports during preseason camp, but numerous players have missed practice...

Kiffin Loses Vote in Completely Absurd Coaches Poll

USC finished third in the first USA Today coaches poll last month, and Rich Rodriguez, the shiny new coach at Pac 12 rival Arizona, had no problem admitting that he voted the Trojans #1. USC coach Lane Kiffin responded, "I would not vote USC #1, I can tell you that." How classy. Except for the fact that Kiffin, umm, did. We know because USA Today then took the...

VIDEO: Lane Kiffin, Day 12

The Trojans returned to Dedeaux Field for day 12 of USC fall camp. It was the last scheduled two-a-days practice for the Trojans who are preparing for their final scrimmage on Sunday.

Fall Camp Day Ten: Notes & Quick Hits

The Trojans continued fall camp today on Dedeaux Field, holding practices 11 and 12. USC head coach Lane Kiffin delivered season-ending news following practice.

Preseason Heisman Watch: Barkley No. 1, but a Surprise at No. 2

Could Marcus Lattimore win the Heisman Trophy in 2012? All season long, the Heisman Watch will bring you the latest news on the race for college football’s premiere award. Below, Daniel Evans handicaps the race from a preseason standpoint. Since my last update, there have been a lot of shakeups at the top.  Here’s the breakdown: Clemson WR Sammy Watkins is suspended for the...

Hawaii Warriors 2012: Game-by-Game Predictions

Predictions are always dicey, especially when a new coach with a brand new system takes over a program. Norm Chow has done that this year in Hawaii and there is both considerable buzz and excitement about the upcoming season. But considering the tough slate the Warriors have ahead of them, is it warranted? Lets take a look at each game. Sept. 1: Hawaii at USC Going to the Coliseum...

NCAA Football 2012: Top 50 Quarterbacks

TOP 50 QUARTERBACKS ENTERING THE 2012 SEASON: The Top 10: 1. Matt Barkley, Sr. USC Barkley has a chance to match Cam Newton's magical 2010 season by winning the Heisman, national championship, and being the top pick in the NFL Draft. 2. Landry Jones, Sr. Oklahoma Jones, Oklahoma's all-time leading passer, will try to cement his Sooners legacy by bringing home a Heisman...
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