• Barkley will pass on throwing passes at the “biggest test of my life”

    Summary of 6 articles · Updated Feb 18, 2013
    “This is probably the biggest test of my life coming up,” Barkley said.  Some will say that former USC quarterback Matt Barkley already has failed the biggest test of his life, before it even began.  Per Schefter, Barkley “might” run.  However, Schefter has learned that Barkley has already been cleared to throw at the Pro Day, and reports that Barkley's recovery from that injury is at "85-90 percent." The separated shoulder USC quarterback Matt Barkley suffered last season will prevent him from throwing at this week's scouting combine in Indianapolis. Barkley's decision to stay at USC for his senior season was criticized by some who thought that he was risking a sure top-10 pick in the 2012 NFL draft had he made himself available for the selection process. The top quarterbacks often defer throwing to their Pro Day workouts, which are tightly-scripted games of pitch and catch with their college teammates at their college practice facilities. 
    • QB Barkley won't throw, but will attend combine

      The separated shoulder USC Trojans quarterback Matt Barkley suffered last season will prevent him from throwing at this week's scouting combine in Indianapolis.
    • Barkley send letters to team regarding decision not to throw

      It’s official. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, USC quarterback Matt Barkley has informed all NFL General Managers, trainers, and directors of college scouting in writing that he will not be throwing at the Scouting Combine in Indianapolis.
    • Teams will receive medical info to support Barkley’s decision not to throw

      The media knows that former USC quarterback Matt Barkley won’t throw at the Scouting Combine.  Today, teams will receive medical information from Dr. James Andrew to back up the apparent change of direction. Per a source with knowledge of the situation

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