Matt Barkley: Original plan was to leave

Updated: December 23, 2011, 8:36 PM ET
By Pedro Moura | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- USC quarterback Matt Barkley made waves throughout the college football world Thursday when he announced he planned to stay for his senior year and chase a national championship for the Trojans in 2012 instead of entering the NFL draft.

But it turns out he didn't always plan to stay for his senior season. In an interview on 710 ESPN's "Mason and Ireland" show Friday, Barkley said his original plan was to depart early for the NFL draft following a dramatic close to the ...

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