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Matt Barkley has a bruised shoulder

Posted on: September 14, 2009 2:09 pm
Edited on: September 14, 2009 2:15 pm
Matt Barkley's tone was ominous Saturday night.

After making the rounds from press conference to Gameday to treatment, he met reporters in the USC lockerroom.

Wait, treatment room? Yes.

"I don't know," Barkley said with some concern when someone asked about the third-quarter hit he took against Ohio State.

Now we find out that Barkley has a bruised shoulder. Coach Pete Carroll told the L.A. Times that his quarterback will be evaluated later in the week and that he will "go easy" on Barkley until about Tuesday.

Barkley was hit while trying to throw in USC's 18-15 victory. The hit was so significant that USC called timeout to gauge the seriousness of the injury. Backup Aaron Corp was told to warm up. Barkley was able to continue and eventually led the game-winning touchdown drive.

USC visits improving Washington on Friday.
Category: NCAAF

Since: Mar 5, 2008
Posted on: September 14, 2009 3:35 pm

Matt Barkley has a bruised shoulder

Welcome to big time college football kid.  Be thankful you're not going to miss any action like Sam Bradford

Since: Dec 29, 2006
Posted on: September 14, 2009 3:33 pm

Matt Barkley has a bruised shoulder

Did you watch the game?

Since: Sep 30, 2008
Posted on: September 14, 2009 3:17 pm

Matt Barkley has a bruised shoulder

Well, we know the kid is in the right city...what an actor.  He acted like he'd ripped his shoulder out, or in his words "jacked my shoulder up" and found the will to play through to the victory.  Conciously trying to build the legacy that is his college career.  A bruised shoulder? 

Since: Sep 23, 2008
Posted on: September 14, 2009 2:56 pm

Matt Barkley has a bruised shoulder

Im no huge college fan by any means... I only say I support Notre Dame because im Irish, really I dont give two hoots on them...

The best team in college has been the same the past 5 years and that USC, they were stiffed up the a** the past two years, please please let them play Florida in the championship game...

USC are going to get better as this season goes on and that defence is goina get scary.

Win it this year lads

Since: May 7, 2008
Posted on: September 14, 2009 2:37 pm

Barkley is a lot more mature than Pryor...

"We should have beat them by two or three touchdowns. Easy, man," Pryor said. "The ball just went the wrong way, like I keep saying. We needed this win. It just hurts right now, but we've got a long season to go. We're going to fight and we'll be back in it. We've got a good chance." --Terell Pryor

What a dolt. 2-3 TD's Easy? LOL

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