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The Trojans quarterback isn't tipping his hand, but common sense says he's blasting his way out of Los Angeles and into the 2012 NFL draft.From Boulder, Colo. -- Sitting on a bench outside Heritage Hall on a warm late-summer day, Matt Barkley told me he would leave the USC early for the NFL only if he finished his junior season strong.
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The USC Trojans have Matt Barkley, one of the better quarterbacks in college football. Colorado is among the worst in the FBS at defending the pass. That’s pretty much all you need to know about what happened last night when #21 USC headed to Boulder to take on the Buffaloes. The Trojans won 42-17 [...]
USC Trojans’ quarterback Matt Barkley set a new school record for touchdown passes in a single game as USC beat Colorado, 42-17, on Friday night.
USC's Matt Barkley set a new school record with 6 touchdown passes against Colorado
Barkley was 25 of 39 for 318 yards on the night, with six touchdown passes and one interception. After tying the previous record (5) three times...
USC quarterback Matt Barkley picked apart CU's injury ravaged secondary, leading the No. 21 Trojans to a 42-17 victory that kept the Buffs winless (0-6, 1-9 overall) in the Pac-12 Conference and extended their losing streak to seven.
The Trojans were a little pass happy Friday night. They put on quite the aerial show in their 42-17 win over Colorado on Saturday.
They were having so much fun in fact, that Matt Barkley finally decided to break the school single game record that he tied three times before (twice in 2010 against Hawaii and Cal and once against Syracuse in 2011).
On a 19-yard screen pass to true...
Matt Barkley ties school record with six touchdown passes as Trojans power past Colorado on Friday night, 42-17.
What can fans take away from USC's 42-17 win over Colorado? Matt Barkley makes a bold claim for the Heisman Trophy, for starters.
Colorado coach Jon Embree wouldn't mind seeing a few snowflakes fall to help prevent another flurry of scoring.
The banged-up Buffaloes have struggled in their inaugural season of Pac-12 play, giving up nearly 45 points in conference games.
That's why Embree was hoping a storm would pass through town Friday night when the Buffs (1-8, 0-5) host No. 21 Southern California...
USC quarterback Matt Barkley threw for a USC single-game record six touchdowns in the Trojans 42-17 win.
USC coach Lane Kiffin really wanted to make sure that Matt Barkley broke the school’s single-game record for touchdown passes. Apparently, anyway. Barkley threw 39 times for 318 yards and six touchdowns as No. 21 USC easily defeated Colorado 42-17, and the junior walked away with the most touchdowns passes by a Trojan quarterback in a game.…
Matt Barkley threw a school-record six touchdowns and saved another with a tackle following his sole interception as No. 21 Southern California bounced back from its heartbreaking triple-overtime loss to Stanford with a 42-17 win over Colorado on Friday night.
Robert Woods and Marqise Lee each caught two of Barkley's TD passes.
Curtis McNeal, an undersized junior tailback whose...
Matt Barkley did Rodney Peete, Carson Palmer, Matt Leinart and Mark Sanchez one better, throwing a school-record six touchdown passes in No. 21 Southern California's 42-17 romp over Colorado on Friday night.
He also added a touchdown-saving tackle to prevent the Buffaloes from blemishing his six-pack of TDs with a pick-six.
Cornerback Jason Espinoza picked off Barkley's...
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) -- Matt Barkley did it all Friday night, throwing for a school-record six touchdowns and saving another with a tackle following his sole interception as No. 21 Southern California bounced back from its heartbreaking triple-overtime loss to Stanford with a 42-17 win over Colorado on Friday night.
After orchestrating the win, he even went into the stands to direct...
“I feel bad that I don’t feel worse”
This weekend, the University of Colorado football team played its fourth ranked team in five weeks in the first Friday night home game in school history. The Buffs were 21-point underdogs, and lived up to (or down to) expectations, falling 42-17 to No. 21 USC.
Trojan quarterback Matt Barkley threw for a school-record six touchdowns...