Tag Archive for: heisman

Barkley owes it to USC to stay

USC junior quarterback Matt Barkley will no doubt have plenty of people in his ear over the next several weeks until the deadline to declare for the 2012 NFL draft comes in early January. Go for the money, they’ll say. Stay for the pride. Go to fulfill your dream of playing at the highest level. […]

Matt Barkley for Heisman?

Counterpoint: Barkley has been impressive leading USC to a 10-2 overall mark, but he doesn’t measure up to other top candidates.

Matt Barkley for Heisman?

Point: Showing poise in spite of a bowl ban, junior quarterback Matt Barkley should become USC’s seventh Heisman Trophy winner.

Gap between Barkley, Luck not too steep

Washington coach Steve Sarkisian started a little bit of gamesmanship and a whole lot of confusion last week when he said he’d take USC junior quarterback Matt Barkley over Stanford quarterback and Heisman-favorite Andrew Luck if he were picking in the NFL draft. After this weekend, it seems Sarkisian might be on to something after […]