USC Pro Day Final Chance for Matt Barkley to Impress NFL Teams

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USC quarterback Matt Barkley is the one player other than former Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o who is under the microscope more in advance of April’s NFL draft. Barkley will have a lot to prove during Wednesday’s pro day and […]

Sorry, Lane: Daddy Kiffin’s Defense Didn’t Ruin Matt Barkley’s Heisman Chances

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Women who look like Layla Kiffin do not live in homes without mirrors, so her husband, Lane, shouldn’t have this much trouble finding one. Mrs. Kiffin needs to sit her hubby in front of one stat, because the USC Trojans‘ head […]

Lane Kiffin Plays Blame Game For Falling Draft Stock Of Matt Barkley

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When Matt Barkley decided to return to the USC Trojans for his senior year, he walked away from being a top-five pick in the 2012 NFL Draft and rolled the dice for a chance at a BCS National Championship (part […]

2013 NFL Combine: USC QB Matt Barkley Claims Arm Strength Won’t Be An Issue

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Unlike other years, the 2013 NFL Draft doesn’t have any quarterbacks who stand out and seem worthy of being a first-round pick in April, but there will be plenty of eyes on USC Trojans quarterback Matt Barkley over the next […]

USC Has Quarterback Dilemma Heading into Spring Practice

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USC Trojans quarterback Max Wittek saw action at the end of last season following the injury to Matt Barkley, but failed to inspire confidence that he could be the starter heading into 2013. With top quarterback recruit Max Browne on […]

Did Matt Barkley Hurt His Draft Stock by Refusing to Throw at Combine?

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Matt Barkley suffered a separated shoulder during the regular season for the USC Trojans. The former Trojan quarterback has been one of the better quarterbacks that USC has seen in the past decade, but with a tough senior season, all […]

Matt Barkley Not Throwing at NFL Combine Crushes Draft Status


USC quarterback Matt Barkley will be at the NFL Combine to interview with teams, but his agents issued a statement Monday stating that he will not participate in any on-field testing as a result of his ongoing recovery from a […]

Three Players Who Need to Impress Scouts the Most at NFL Combine

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The NFL combine is, in a sense, the last chance for 300 aspiring NFL athletes. Most of these athletes have played football their entire lives, but will now be judged on seven days of work that won’t include a single […]

Jadeveon Clowney’s Case as the Exception to the NFL Draft Rule

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The closer the 2013 NFL Draft gets, the hotter the debate gets regarding South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney. About 97 percent of the intelligent football world agrees that if he was eligible, Clowney would be the No. 1 overall […]

Lane Kiffin Shows True Colors by Firing USC RB Coach Kennedy Polamalu

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Kennedy Polamalu was dismissed from Lane Kiffin’s staff at USC, and is the fourth assistant coach to leave the program following the end of a 7-6 season that started with the Trojans as the No. 1 team in the nation […]

College Football Rumors: Will Max Browne Start For USC Trojans In 2013?

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The USC Trojans are coming off a woefully disappointing run in 2012 and looking to turn things around in 2013. One of the biggest areas of concern for Lane Kiffin and company heading into next season is finding a quarterback […]

Talking Won’t Improve Matt Barkley’s 2013 NFL Draft Stock

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Every college football player who enters the NFL draft should think they’re worth a pro team’s time and investment, whether they actually are or aren’t. Confidence is everything and USC Trojans quarterback Matt Barkley is not lacking in that department […]