Reports: USC Players Had A Locker-Room Brawl Over Matt Barkley's Honor

USC came into the Sun Bowl with a disappointing record—and without senior QB Matt Barkley. Barkley had missed the regular-season finale with a separated and sprained right shoulder, and was ruled out by the team's medical staff. The Trojans lost 21-7, and after the game, according to multiple reports, a group of… » 1/16/13 2:55pm 1/16/13 2:55pm

A Skeptic's Guide To The 2012 Heisman Trophy

Remember the lullaby afternoons of September, when we all figured we'd see a Heisman winner who merited the award? Maybe a Geno Smith, slinging the ball all over the yard, or even a Matt Barkley, who despite being named after Big Bird's dog had the right pedigree and weaponry (Robert Woods and Marquise Lee catching his … » 12/08/12 10:45am 12/08/12 10:45am

Deadspin's College Football Top 25 Or So: But Were They Six Impressive

It's time for a new installment of Deadspin's college football rankings. As always, the teams are ranked according to the logic and values of college football, no matter how bizarre or contradictory they may be. » 9/15/12 10:04am 9/15/12 10:04am

Matt Barkley Did A Reddit AMA, And Had A Strong Opinion On…

For two hours yesterday afternoon, USC quarterback Matt Barkley dropped in on the college football subReddit, and held forth on every subject under the Southern California sun. He seems like a personable, down-to-earth sort of guy, and while much of the Q&A wasn't groundbreaking (His favorite In-N-Out order is a 5x5… » 7/26/12 2:20pm 7/26/12 2:20pm