Barkley comes of age before our eyes

Matt Barkley has officially relinquished the title of freshman. With the game on the line in just his second collegiate game, in front of perhaps the loudest crowd he will ever face, Barkley’s play was not that of a teenager. His numbers weren’t spectacular. His missed opportunities were plenty. But for the defining drive that […]

Born to lead

Matt Barkley, USC’s 19-year-old freshman quarterback (left), led the Trojans to victory in Saturday’s game against Ohio State. Barkley completed 15 of 31 pass attempts and threw for 195 yards. But more important than his stats, Barkley orchestrated an 86-yard touchdown drive in the final minutes of the game to lift the Trojans to a […]

Pryor is a real handful

The Buckeye quarterback will be USC’s main focus, but he’s not the only OSU player who will have an impact.