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Matt Barkley competed for — and won— starting quarterback jobs as a freshman at both Mater Dei High School and Southern Cal. The only difference with the Eagles is that there’s less attention on him this time. The fourth-round slider said he’s been pleasantly surprised how low-key things have been, at least in comparison to his previous gigs. “I think right now is the least amount of pressure, to tell you the truth, the least amount of attention,” Barkley said, via Zach Berman of the Philadelphia Inquirer. “I don’t mind it either way; you just get used to it. But now, with how the whole draft turned it, it allows me to not worry about anything but just put my head down and work, be focused.” I think the Eagles now have the QB of the future. Barkley was the best quarterback in the draft. He will be a starter eventually in Philly.
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Matt Barkley was named 2007 football Gatorade National Player of the Year as well as the inaugural Joe Montana Award as the nation's top high school quarterback.
After graduating from high school, Barkley enrolled in the University of Southern California in January 2009 and became a four year starter for the school.
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Even thought Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson is being sued by his former agent Drew Rosenhaus for owing him money, he decided to show off his custom made Bentley to DUB magazine.
Jackson can do whatever he wants with his money, but I have a feeling he’ll be broke once his career is over.
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NFL Network analyst Jamie Dukes made an appearance on “NFL AM” and stated that the Philly media are “fools” for believing that the Eagles have an open quarterback competition.
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