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Only stat Barkley needs is W's

Fair-haired quarterback knows victories are the only number that matters

Updated: August 30, 2011, 1:03 PM ET
By Garry Paskwietz | WeAreSC.com

The list is certainly impressive -- Carson Palmer, Matt Leinart, John David Booty and Mark Sanchez. The USC starting quarterbacks who preceded Matt Barkley over the past decade accomplished as much as any group in college football history. Each of them left USC with at least one BCS bowl win and a top-five ranking on his resume. Two won Heisman Trophies. Three have been starters in the NFL.

The next quarterback in that Trojan lineup is Barkley, who arriv ed in 2009 with as much hype and ...

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