December 1, 2009

Practice Insider: Barkley's had up-and-down year

When USC head coach Pete Carroll announced Matt Barkley would be the Trojans' starting quarterback before the season, many people expected it to be an up-and-down kind of year.

Turns out, those people were right.

Barkley's completed more than half his passes (164-of-278), but he's thrown only one more touchdown (12) than interceptions (11), and USC has had its most losses in a season since 2001.

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