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  1. Five things to watch: Hyundai Sun Bowl

    Pedro Moura

    EL PASO, Texas -- The USC Trojans will close out 2012 in a New Year's Eve matinee tilt against Georgia Tech in Monday's Hyundai Sun Bowl. And they'll be without quarterback Matt Barkley because of a sprained shoulder the senior signal-caller suff...

    Blog | December 30, 2012
  2. Cal's Maynard is a lot better than before

    Pedro Moura

    LOS ANGELES -- After USC beat Cal 30-9 last year in San Francisco, former Trojans linebacker Chris Galippo memorably said that Bears quarterback Zach Maynard "just telegraphed the heck out of his passes" while throwing three interceptions and playing...

    Blog | September 19, 2012
  3. Three Trojans on Walter Camp watch list

    Pedro Moura

    USC quarterback Matt Barkley, receiver Robert Woods and safety T.J. McDonald were named to the Walter Camp Player of the Year watch list on Friday, capping off a two-week stretch of announcements that saw several Trojans got nominated. Three schoo...

    Blog | July 20, 2012
  4. Barkley named to O'Brien watch list

    Pedro Moura

    USC quarterback Matt Barkley was named to the Davey O'Brien Award watch list on Wednesday for the third consecutive season. The O'Brien goes to the nation's top quarterback each year. Barkley, now a senior and one of the favorites to win the award...

    Blog | July 18, 2012
  5. David Sills, 16, is growing up quickly

    Pedro Moura

    Pedro Moura/ 16-year-old quarterback David Sills committed to USC in February 2010 and plans on honoring that commitment when he gets to college in the fall of 2015. He's finishing his freshman year of high school. SANTA BARBARA, Calif. -...

    Blog | May 29, 2012
  6. Kessler has an interesting perspective on Barkley's decision

    Pedro Moura

    Cody Kessler remembers it well. The week of the Notre Dame game last year, USC's No. 2 quarterback in 2011 was warming up on Howard Jones Field before an early-morning practice when Matt Barkley came up to him, unprompted, and asked him a question...

    Blog | March 03, 2012
  7. Why Matt Barkley should go to the NFL

    Pedro Moura

    At the outset of this year, we knew USC quarterback Matt Barkley would have a big decision to make at the end of the season. We knew he'd be staring at a potential high selection in April's NFL draft and weighing that against the possibility of the T...

    Blog | November 27, 2011
  8. Friday night video extras

    Pedro Moura

    In a weekly feature from last year we're bringing back back again for the 2011 season, here are two funny and informative videos from the three days of prep for Utah that didn't make it into any of our posts this week: First is junior quarterback ...

    Blog | September 09, 2011
  9. Detailing Matt Barkley's 2011 goals

    Pedro Moura

    Matt Barkley, USC's junior quarterback and biggest national name, had a good season last year, completing almost 63 percent of his passes for 2800 yards, 26 touchdowns and 12 interceptions as a true sophomore in the Pac-10. But, in retrospect, tha...

    Blog | September 01, 2011
  10. Clay Helton talks Barkley's frustration

    Pedro Moura

    We wrote yesterday of Matt Barkley's growing frustration as a quarterback, with the junior signal-caller singling out his teammates during Tuesday's practice and again in speaking to the media after the early-morning session. USC's second-year qua...

    Blog | April 20, 2011
  11. Mitch Mustain talks Feb. arrest, pro day

    Pedro Moura

    Former USC quarterback Mitch Mustain made the news -- maybe the biggest news he made in four years in the Trojans' program -- on national signing day last month when he was arrested on a felony narcotics charge of selling prescription drugs. But h...

    Blog | March 30, 2011
  12. Wednesday practice report: Breakdown

    Pedro Moura

    Notes, quotes and video from Wednesday's practice: Tuesday and Wednesday's sessions were, in Lane Kiffin's eyes, probably the Trojans' two best combined practices of the season -- and Wednesday was the best practice of the year for quarterback Mi...

    Blog | November 25, 2010
  13. Barkley named to O'Brien Award watch list

    Pedro Moura

    USC sophomore quarterback Matt Barkley was named to the Davey O'Brien Award watch list today, earning his first preseason honors of the 2010 season. Barkley was named an O'Brien Award semifinalist a year ago after finishing his freshman season wit...

    Blog | July 14, 2010
  14. Boyd talks switch from defensive end to quarterback

    Pedro Moura

    Redshirt freshman James Boyd is making the first big position switch of spring. A defensive end for the past year, Boyd was informed by coach Lane Kiffin Monday that he would be switching to quarterback, where he played in high school at L.A. Jordan ...

    Blog | April 14, 2010