\We had a Q&A last week about Geno Smith, now it is time to have the boys over at Optimum Scouting to give us the lowdown on Matt Barkley. Enjoy and tell a friend!
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1) What are the strengths and weakness of Matt Barkley?
Barkley's strength is everything he possesses above the shoulders. He understands not only what he has to do on the field, but the audibles, in-game decisions, and complex defensive schemes that he'll face in the NFL. The problem is, his lack of great athleticism, arm strength, or fluid re-directing in the pocket doesn't always allow him to utilize his high football IQ.
2) What happened to Matt Barkley this year? A lot of people felt he had a downer of a year and that if h...