Matt Barkley Speaker Profile
Former USC Trojan Quarterback
Matt Barkley Biography
Matt Barkley was born September 8, 1990 and is a former quarterback for the University of Southern California Trojans football team. As a high school player, Barkley was named 2007 football Gatorade National Player of the Year, and then the 2007 Gatorade national male athlete of the year, becoming the first non-senior to win both awards. Barkley also won the 2007 Glenn Davis Award, given to best high school football player in Southern California, as well as the inaugural Joe Montana Award as the nation's top high school quarterback.
Barkley was rated as the first overall prospect in the nation for the Class of 2009 by ESPN. He was rated the first overall prospect by Rivals.com (ranking fifth). Quarterback coach Steve Clarkson described Barkley as a cross between Joe Montana and Tom Brady.
During Christmas 2008, Barkley went with a group of friends and family to help run an orphanage in South Africa. He appears on I Am Second, sharing the story of his Christian faith and personal relationship with Jesus Christ.[ At the beginning of his USC career, Barkley befriended former USC Olympian, World War II prisoner of war and inspirational speaker, Louis Zamperini.
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Posted on 15 February 2013 | 12:58 am
USC Trojans' quarterback Matt Barkley will be headlining Jon Gruden's QB Camp that will be held in the weeks leading to April's NFL Draft. Nine quarterbacks were invited to this popular series that has expanded since it started three years ago. Although Gruden invited just four quarterbacks to the initial camp, all four were selected in the first three rounds. The number of...[Read More]
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