Former USC, UCLA Players Troll Rivals Ahead Of Pac-12 Showdown

One of the rivalry games that is flying under the radar this weekend takes place on the West Coast when the UCLA Bruins head across town for their annual showdown with the USC Trojans. Ahead of the match up (which will decide who wins the Pac-12’s South Division and head to the conference championship game next weekend), former players at both schools are taking to social media...
Via Gamedayr
November 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Cardinals get QB Barkley in trade with Eagles

PHILADELPHIA -- The Philadelphia Eagles have traded quarterback Matt Barkley to the Arizona Cardinals, clearing a roster spot for Tim Tebow. Arizona sent a conditional seventh-round draft pick to Philadelphia for Barkley. He'll provide depth behind Carson Palmer and Drew Stanton. Logan Thomas and rookie Phillip Sims were competing for the No. 3 job. Tebow outplayed Barkley in the...
Via Associated Press
September 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Trent Murphy: Sacking Matt Barkley put me on the map

The most memorable play of Washington Redskins linebacker Trent Murphy's career came in a pivotal collegiate showdown. His Stanford Cardinals were taking on the USC Trojans, and he had the opportunity to line up across from quarterback Matt Barkley. USC was ranked No. 2 in the nation that the time, and the Cardinals took them down 21-14. What Murphy remembers most about the game...
Via Fox Sports
July 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Former USC QB Matt Barkley Torches UCLA Fan After Being Compared To 50 Cent

Like many other big-time rivalries across the college football landscape, USC vs. UCLA does not end when players graduate from school. Last night, a UCLA fan Twitter account attempted to troll former Trojans quarterback Matt Barkley, who now plays for the Philadelphia Eagles. The fan compared 50 Cent’s horrendous first pitch last night to Barkley’s football delivery. This reminds...
Via College Spun
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

QB Max Wittek to transfer from USC

USC quarterback Max Wittek will forgo participating in spring practice, graduate at the end of the semester and transfer to another school to play his final two seasons of eligibility, he said Wednesday. Wittek, a fourth-year junior, will be able to play at another school immediately under NCAA rules that allow players who have graduated to transfer without penalty. Wittek said he...
Via Fox Sports West
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

USC Football: Examining the last Carroll class

Pete Carroll during the press conference for his Seahawks hiring (Photo credits: Otto Greule Jr./Getty Images) Pete Carroll won the NFC Championship game with the Seattle Seahawks, last Saturday. As a result, he is headed to the Super Bowl with a couple of players he coached back at USC. A mere five years ago, he was finalizing USC’s 2009 recruiting class— the final class he...
January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Marquise Lee declares for NFL Draft

USC Trojans wide receiver Marquise Lee is the latest to declare for the 2014 NFL Draft. Lee’s time at USC was highlighted with the 2012 Biletnikoff Award which is given to the nation’s top receiver. In his final game with the Trojans, Lee had seven catches for 118 yards and two touchdowns in a win over Fresno State in the Las Vegas Bowl. Lee’s best season was 2012 as he had...
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

USC Football: No bowl too small

The USC and Fresno State Football teams have only met twice in their long histories. They will meet two more times in the next few months. They open against each other at the Coliseum for the 2014 season—but before that they will face each other in the Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl. Sam Boyd Stadium— the location of the Las Vegas Bowl (Photo credits: Kirby Lee/US Presswire) The...
December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Eagles Matt Barkley, Chip Kelly Have Advice for Marcus Mariota

Eagles rookie Matt Barkley found himself in a similar situation when he chose to return to USC for his senior season to Marcus Mariota who elected to return to Oregon for the 2014 season this week and the USC product has advice for the redshirt sophomore.  Marcus Mariota made headlines this week when he forewent the NFL draft to return to Oregon for the 2014 season and two prominent...
Via Eagledelphia
December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Matt Barkley Responds To Datone Jones On Twitter With #FiftyToZero Hashtag

Earlier today, we showed you a tweet from former UCLA defensive end Datone Jones, who proclaimed that one of his “best memories” as a Bruin was the play in 2012 in which Matt Barkley was injured by a monster hit from Anthony Barr. It was a terrible, totally classless tweet that he later deleted (you can still see it here) after facing serious backlash. Barkley himself saw the...
Via College Spun
November 30, 2013  |  Discuss

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