Saturday, September 17, 2011
Final: USC 38, Syracuse 17
By Ted Miller
Is Matt Barkley a Heisman Trophy candidate?
Barkley completed 26 of 39 passes for 324 yards with five TDs and no interceptions as USC put together a solid four-quarter effort in a 38-17 crushing of Syracuse.
Barkley has nine TD passes and one interception in the Trojans' 3-0 start.
The Trojans figure to face a more substantial test in their first road game at Arizona State next weekend, a big Pac-12 South Division contest, considering USC already beat Utah.
Of course, USC can't play in the Pac-12 title game. But it can win the South Division.
Syracuse rushed for just 73 yards.