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Matt Barkley, the junior quarterback for the Southern California Trojans, has decided to return to school for the 2012 season. That means he'll be slinging the ball to Robert Woods and fellow 1,000 yard receiver the rising sophomore Marqise Lee and on the defense standout TJ McDonald is ready to go as well. The Trojans have the pieces to be something special as they absorb just a handful of truly significant losses on both sides of the ball.
Most notable of all the losses will be left tackle Matt Kalil who elected to go pro at the close of this, his junior season. Another tough loss for the Trojans will be standout junior defensive end Nick Perry who joins Kalil in the push to the next level. Seniors like DaJohn Harris, Chris Galippo, Rhett Ellison and Brandon Carswell will be out as well but with the way Lane Kiffin has been recruiting, even with sanctions, there are some bodies waiting to step up and fill the holes left by the graduating seniors.
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USC's JR quarterback Matt Barkley made headlines this week by announcing he will return to USC for his senior season. This was big news because Barkley was likely to be a high pick. Most experts projected him to get drafted before our star player Luke Kuechly. With most of these cases I think the player should leave. I understand why Barkley wants to return. Unfortunately his...
The availability of eight-figure insurance policies against career-ending injuries, the extremely rare chance to compete as a top contender for a BCS title and getting a degree are all important, but there’s also how far the USC quarterback has to go before he catches up with Heisman trophy winner Robert Griffin III in basic communication skills.
Look at Griffin’s Heisman acceptance...
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...
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 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.…
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)
USC quarterback Matt Barkley just announced at a 1 PM PST news conference that he will be returning to play for the...
One day in and the self-righteous USC QB Matt Barkley for whatever reasons chose to remain at the University of Southern California. All this talk of Barkley desiring to be a competitor at the highest level, to elevate his skills (which are incredible even at his age and experience level) and win as much as he can were useless, as Barkley will return to stay at USC....
This morning fans around the league woke up with their team being, 4-10 or 5-9 or 6-8 but at least having hope that a franchise QB might be on the way in 2012. Whether it was Andrew Luck or Matt Barkley or RG3, fans including myself found our excitement growing that one of the strongest QB classes would allow their team to find the next QB to lead their team to glory.
USC Coach Lane Kiffin talks with SCPlaybook's Whitney Blaine about quarterback Matt Barkley staying for his senior year.
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After last weekend’s win vs. the Giants and the Browns loss to the Cards, Washington slipped out of fourth pick down to 7th. Then yesterday we find out that Matt Barkley has decided to stay for his senior year at USC, which makes things that much harder for us to pick a QB. After taking stock of the teams expected to have the top 7 picks and their needs, here’s how I think the...
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