LeSean McCoy Spent The Day Calling Matt Barkley "Mark"

Rookie quarterback Matt Barkley was probably really excited to meet all of his new Eagles teammates at practice today. They have so much wisdom to impart on him, so much encouragement to give, so much complete disregard for whoever the hell all these new guys are. » 5/13/13 3:55pm 5/13/13 3:55pm

ESPN Misreads Matt Barkley Quote, Causes Confusion For USC

Here's ESPN's Arash Markazi, writing about a radio interview former USC quarterback Matt Barkley did earlier today (emphasis ours): » 2/01/13 7:20pm 2/01/13 7:20pm

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… » 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

Matt Barkley Says He Would Have Been Drafted Before Robert Griffin III

Every morning, the fine folks at Sports Radio Interviews sift through the a.m. drive-time chatter to bring you the best interviews with coaches, players, and personalities across the sports landscape. Today: Barkley says he goes second, after Luck—but before RG3. » 7/18/12 4:00pm 7/18/12 4:00pm

This Guy Was So Jacked Up For USC-Colorado He Decided To Get A Wacky…

Your morning roundup for November 5, the day we learned lobsters have no feelings. Image via Mocksession. Got any stories or photos for us? Tip your editors. » 11/05/11 9:30am 11/05/11 9:30am

If You Were Worried Kimbo Slice Wouldn't Have Anyone To Beat Up, Relax

Because no one reads the newspaper, and SportsCenter's anchors are too perky for this early in the morning, Deadspin combs the best of the broadsheets and the blogosphere to bring you everything you need to know to start your day. » 9/24/09 6:30am 9/24/09 6:30am

Jay Mariotti Thinks USC’s Freshman QB Is Totally Cute

It's not uncommon for sportswriters to have man-crushes on athletes, but when you lead with this Freudian slip, you're bound to raise some eyebrows: "The afternoon sun was orgasmic. … Yet nothing was more radiant than Matt Barkley's smile." » 9/08/09 10:30am 9/08/09 10:30am