Category: Matt Barkley

Andy Reid “Had to Laugh” at Rumors the Eagles Stole Matt Barkley from the Chiefs

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

Andy Reid coached the Philadelphia Eagles for 14 years, and he can't seem to escape his former team. Not only does he have to return to Philadelphia in September with the Kansas City Chiefs, but there was a hot rumor during the draft that the Eagles jumped ahead of Kansas ...

Matt Barkley Slips to the Third Day of the Draft, Lands in Philadelphia

Monday, April 29th, 2013

One year ago, Matt Barkley almost certainly would have been a high first-round draft pick, but he decided to stay at USC for his senior season. Things didn't go well for the Trojans, Barkley got injured and this past weekend, he slipped all the way to the fourth round. Now ...

Matt Barkley: “I Think I’ll Have a Stronger Arm Than I Did” Before the Injury

Friday, March 1st, 2013

It hasn't been the year that Matt Barkley had hoped for when he passed on the NFL draft around this time in 2012. His senior year was cut short by a shoulder injury and USC came up way short in its expectations. That said, Barkley is still an intriguing prospect ...

Matt Barkley Has No Regrets About His Decision to Return to USC

Thursday, January 17th, 2013

USC quarterback Matt Barkley surprised a lot of people last year with his decision to return to Southern Cal as opposed to entering the NFL Draft. He made the decision for all the right reasons. Barkley returned because he wanted the opportunity to play for a National Championship or at ...

Lane Kiffin Is Impressed With Jim Mora As The USC-UCLA Rivalry Is Renewed This Weekend

Friday, November 16th, 2012

Who would have thought heading into the USC/UCLA game that the Bruins would be the team at 8-2 overall, leading the Pac-12 South as the Trojans sit at 7-3 overall looking to overtake their rival? Lane Kiffin's team has had some tough losses to Stanford, Arizona and Oregon, but at ...

Stanford Coach David Shaw Refuses To Call Victory Over USC an Upset

Tuesday, September 18th, 2012

No Andrew Luck? No problem. The Stanford Cardinal continued their successful run against the Matt Barkley-led USC Trojans -- thought to be one of the top contenders for a national championship -- with a 21-14 victory in Palo Alto on Saturday. Technically speaking, given the rankings, the victory was an upset ...

Lane Kiffin: “Nobody is going to roll over because of where you’re ranked”

Friday, August 24th, 2012

When Lane Kiffin returned to USC as its head coach following a short stint in the NFL as well as one at the University of Tennessee, he was hit with NCAA sanctions. It all stemmed from a four-year investigation into whether former Heisman Trophy winner Reggie Bush and his family ...

Matt Barkley on Decision to Return For Senior Season at USC: “I have not looked back once and I don’t plan on doing so.”

Wednesday, July 18th, 2012

We're just over a month away from the start of the 2012 college football season, which, among other things, means we'll soon know whether Matt Barkley made a smart choice to return to USC for his senior season. With the Trojans coming off probation and the possibility of winning a ...

Lane Kiffin Says it has Been Harder to Take Risks in Recruiting Because of the Sanctions at USC

Thursday, February 2nd, 2012

Wednesday was a huge day in the college football world, a day when college football programs  lay the foundation for the next few years. National Signing Day has brought star players to programs and it has also created some disappointments as well. It’s tough to know how players are ...

Matt Barkley Hopes To Lead USC to the Title Game After Watching Monday’s “Boring” Championship

Wednesday, January 11th, 2012

With one simple word in one quick tweet on Monday night, USC quarterback Matt Barkley seemed to sum up the first half of the BCS national championship game in the same way that everyone else that was watching it. Barkley very simply tweeted the word, "Bored." You couldn't help but wonder ...