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Week 1 may not have revealed much about the identity of our eventual Super Bowl winner, but it certainly did shine some light on the future team of Matt Barkley. A bright, searing hot spotlight of shame and misery, in fact. And unlike last year, when the consensus (just me) preseason favorite, Washington Redskins, bowed out of the race early, four of my preseason top six look “alive” and “well” – if those are, in fact, the proper words. Let’s see what this race looks like heading into Week 2:
The Prizes (QB’s only)
Honerable Mention: Tyler Wilson, Arkansas
Stats: 11-20, 196 YDS, 2 TD, 1 INT, Injured in 31-34 loss to LA-Monroe
Breakdown: Well, that was a fun season for Arkansas…two games and they’re pretty much done. The Hogs were leading 28-7 with Wilson in the game, so it’s not like the loss goes on him. Still, an injury and a big upset is enough to knock him down quite a ways. We’ll see if he can be healthy enough to get back in. A big outing against Alabama woul
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USC quarterback Matt Barkley continued to hold a strong lead in the latest edition of the Heismanpundit/CBSSports.com Heisman Straw Poll released on Tuesday. Barkley collected nine of 11 first-place votes from the weekly panel of Heisman voters, and totaled 28 points, doubling the score of West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith, who was second with 14 points. It’s the third week in a [...]
LOS ANGELES --- Its not easy to catch USC quarterback Matt Barkley off guard. He knew what facing Stanford was going to bring before he touched the practice field for the first time during Stanford week on Tuesday talk about him being winless against Stanford.
Thats the story of the week, said Barkley during the Trojans first day of preparation for the Cardinal.
So, he was left...
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USC has decided to lift the two-week practice ban it handed down to reporter Scott Wolf for violating its policy barring media from reporting injury-related news.
LOS ANGELES -- His name isn't Matt Barkley, Robert Woods, or Marqise Lee, but he may be called on to touch the ball on every single play for No. 2 USC (2-0) in their conference opener at No. 21 Stanford (2-0) on Saturday.
He is redshirt freshman offensive lineman Cyrus Hobbi.
USC center Khaled Holmes was carted off of the field at MetLife Stadium in the Trojans win against...
LOS ANGELES After USC's season opening victory over Hawaii, head coach Lane Kiffin called out the running game, saying the team needed more balance.
They responded with 258 yards on the ground against Syracuse.
Kiffin called out the offensive line saying they had a much better camp than what they showed in the season opener.
They opened up running lanes, but still gave up...
The last time Matt Barkley and Josh Nunes played against each other was at the 2009 Under Armour High School All-America Game in Orlando, Fla., except the real competition came when they were away from the football field.
Try table tennis.
Barkley, now the Heisman Trophy favorite and a member of Southern California's ''Ping Pong Posse'' club on campus, has always...
Each week the Top 25 teams in NCAA football ranked, adjusted and for some with unjustified losses replaced on the chart. Our Rapid Fire predictions serves up the most likely outcomes bullet-point style. Let’s get into Week Three.
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STANFORD, Calif. (AP) -- The last time Matt Barkley and Josh Nunes played against each other was at the 2009 Under Armour High School All-America Game in Orlando, Fla., except the real competition came when they were away from the football field.
Try table tennis.
Barkley, now the Heisman Trophy favorite and a member of Southern California's "Ping Pong Posse" club...
USC quarterback Matt Barkley will win his last Pac-12 opener, while Arizona State is set to continue its impressive start under new coach Todd Graham in SEC country.
USC Coach Lane Kiffin talks to the media following Wednesday's practice as the No. 2 Trojans prepare to take on No. 20 Stanford on Saturday in Palo Alto.
USC Coach Lane Kiffin talks to the media following Thursday's practice as No. 2 USC prepares to travel to No. 21 Stanford on Saturday.
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What else can we say these days about the Trojans offense?
Matt Barkley, Robert Woods and Marqise Lee remain as the top trio of stars in all of college football.
Lee is only a sophomore and is not eligible to leave for the NFL Draft, and yet he is still arguably the best wide receiver on the planet.
Matt Barkley may be considered the...
The Trojans prepare to take on Stanford, lead by quarterback Josh Nunes and one of the stronger defenses in the Pac-12...Here is what USC Coach Lane Kiffin, Matt Barkley, Marqise Lee, and Dion Bailey had to say about preparing for Stanford...