Barkley reprimanded for “inflammatory” comment

On Tuesday afternoon, the Pac-12 reprimanded USC junior quarterback Matt Barkley for calling Arizona State’s Vontaze Burfict a “dirty player” last week in an interview with the Los Angeles Times. Coaches are often reprimanded for complaining about officiating, but this is the first time in recent memory the league office has handed down a reprimand […]

USC opponent preview: Arizona State Sun Devils

Coach: Dennis Erickson 2010: 6-6 (4-5 in the Pac-10) Returning starters: Eight (offense), six (defense) After three straight seasons in which it failed to reach a bowl game, Arizona State hopes to break through in 2011 and potentially win the Pac-12 South as USC is ineligible to play in the conference title game. Coach Dennis […]