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Larry Brown Sports:
With USC quarterback Matt Barkley having been ruled out of Sunday’s game with a shoulder injury, most people have already penciled Notre Dame into the BCS National Championship game. Max Wittek, Barkley’s freshman backup who has attempted only nine passes in his collegiate career, is here to tell those people to pump the brakes.
“We haven’t got the full game plan yet, but from what I can tell, we’re going to play our offense, whatever coach (Lane) Kiffin feels comfortable giving me,” Wittek told ESPN Radio in Los Angeles, via Dr. Saturday. “If he wants to air it out, let’s air it out. If he wants to pound it on the ground, let’s do that. Like I said, I’m going to go out there, I’m going to play within myself, within the system, and we’re going to win this ballgame.”
It sounds like Wittek learned how to deal with the media from Rex Ryan, but I have no problem with it. He’s basically been put in a situation where he has nothing to lose, so Wittek might as well try to show his teammat
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Max Wittek, a redshirt freshman quarterback who will play in the place of the injured Matt Barkley this weekend, said he believes the Trojans will beat the Fighting Irish.
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The quarterback certainly never expected he would walk down the Coliseum tunnel for his final home game with his right arm in a sling.
But Barkley isn't sorry he returned to USC, and he thinks more college players should take the same chance.
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With USC Trojan Matt Barkley shelved after suffering a sprained AC joint in his right shoulder last weekend against UCLA, the senior quarterback’s NFL Draft stock continues to rapidly plummet. The 6-foot-2, 230 pound Barkley, who was once projected to … Continue reading →
USC senior QB Matt Barkley will not start Saturday’s game against Notre Dame due to an AC sprain in his shoulder.Redshirt Freshman Max Wittek will start in his place. Head coach Lane Kiffin did not elaborate on if Barkley is available as a reserve, but we doubt it. The senior has struggled a bit in recent weeks, causing Trojans fans to lose patience, but they may not like the results...
Lane Kiffin is known for many things. Draw your own conclussions. However, he is known for holding is cards close regarding discussing player injuries. And now, here's this. Yesterday's practive video shows freshman quarterback Matt Wittek taking snaps preparing to be the starter for Saturday's game with Notre Dame. That's fine, no problem at all. Starter Matt Barkley...
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Earlier this week, Lane Kiffin announced that Matt Barkley would not play in Saturday's game against Notre Dame. With Barkley out, the Trojans' upset hopes now rest on the arm of redshirt freshman Max Wittek. Wittek only has nine pass attempts for the season and has taken limited snaps in his young career.
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Wittek, who will start in place of injured Heisman candidate (hahahahaha) Matt Barkley, told ESPN Radio's LA affiliate, "I...
Does anyone really want to see another all-SEC rematch in the BCS national championship game? Except for those in SEC country, the answer is a resounding “no.” Last year’s 21-0 Alabama title victory over LSU was rather dull to everyone but Tide fans.
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Thanksgiving/rivalry week has several college football games for fans to be thankful for. The BCS picture is anything but decided at this point and a few games could really alter the standings this week. The obvious one is a showdown between the #1 Notre Dame Fighting Irish and the USC Trojans.
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Kansas City (1-8) – Matt Barkley,
Jacksonville (1-8) – Johnathan
Hankins, NT, Ohio State
Cleveland (2-7) – Star Lotulelei,
Carolina (2-7) – Damontre Moore,
DE, Texas A&M
Oakland (3-6) – Dee Milliner, CB,
Buffalo (3-6) – Jarvis Jones, OLB,
Philadelphia (3-6) – Geno Smith,