Anthony Brown blocked a punt and returned it 21 yards for a touchdown, Jawanza Starling forced a key fumble, and No. 11 USC overcame an inconsistent offense in a 24-14 win over Washington on Saturday night.
Matt Barkley was just a freshman and knew there would be other chances later in his career to get even with Washington.
Matt Barkley passed for 303 yards and three touchdowns, including an 83-yarder to Marqise Lee in the fourth quarter, and No. 13 Southern California came back from a two-touchdown deficit to beat Utah 38-28 Thursday night.
Matt Barkley passed for 192 yards and threw two touchdown passes to Marqise Lee, and No. 13 Southern California bounced back from its first defeat with a 27-9 victory over California on Saturday.
Matt Barkley apparently figured one way he could help Southern California bounce back from a disheartening loss at Stanford was with an unusual blast of bravado.
Matt Barkley and his Southern California teammates spent the past couple of months reminding each other not to get consumed by all the praise being thrown their way.
Even without Andrew Luck, Stanford still has every answer for Matt Barkley and Southern California.
USC senior quarterback Matt Barkley is leading the Heisman poll for the third straight week after throwing six more touchdowns Saturday against Syracuse.
Matt Barkley threw a career-best six touchdown passes, and Robert Woods was spectacular with 200 all-purpose yards and two scores, to help No. 2 Southern California shake free of Syracuse 42-29 on Saturday.
Marqise Lee caught a 75-yard touchdown pass on the first play from scrimmage and returned a kickoff 100 yards for a score, and No. 1 Southern California rolled to a 49-10 victory over Hawaii on Saturday night.
Although Matt Barkley has already graduated from Southern California, he’s eager to get to work on his final college project.
A billboard featuring USC quarterback Matt Barkley placed in Westwood, near UCLA, has been covered up, and no one has any idea who did it.
Matt Barkley’s progression at Southern California has taken him from a heralded freshman who sometimes made questionable decisions to one of the best quarterbacks in college football.
Matt Barkley passed for 212 yards and threw a touchdown pass to Marqise Lee, and the Southern California defense made several big plays for a 34-27 victory in the Trojans’ spring game Saturday.
Despite a late push for consideration, USC Trojans QB Matt Barkley was not included in the five players invited to New York for the 2011 Heisman Trophy award.