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Matt Barkley has a tough decision to make. Does he stay for his Senior year at USC and make a run at the National Championship and a Heisman Trophy in 2012? Or does he forgo his senior year and enter the 2012 NFL Draft where he’ll be a top 10 pick?
If Barkley does stay for his senior year he will be surrounded with enough talent to be in the BCS title game next season. If money isn’t an issue for Barkley, then I could see the potential of winning a National Championship as the main reason he stays.
The teams that would be in position to draft Barkley if he came out would be the Browns, Redskins, Dolphins or the Seahawks who could trade up to draft Barkley. If I was Barkley I wouldn’t have any problems playing for any of the teams listed above.
We’ll see what Barkley does, but if Lane Kiffin has been in his ear about winning a National Championship and a Heisman Trophy next season I see Barkley staying at USC. Its a tough choice for Barkley, but he cant go wrong either way.
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Los Angeles, CA (Sports Network) - USC quarterback Matt Barkley stood in front of a Christmas tree and delivered his school a present.
After setting Trojans records for touchdown passes and completion percentage in a season, Barkley will return to school for his senior year instead of entering the NFL Draft.
The three-year starter announced his plans at a press conference Thursday...
USC quarterback Matt Barkley made plenty of Trojan fans happy — and initiated plenty of 2012 hype — when he announced he would be coming back for his senior season. As the announcement grew closer, it became clearer by the hour which way Barkley would lean. I mean, come on, the marching band was there.…
So Matt Barkley is coming back for his senior season to play for Lane Kiffin and the USC Trojans… The same Lane Kiffin that is married to this:
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USC Trojans quarterback Matt Barkley passes under pressure by Oregon Ducks linebacker Boseko Lokombo (25) during the first half of their NCAA football game in Los Angeles, California, October 30, 2010. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson (UNITED STATES – Tags: SPORT FOOTBALL)
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