Name: Matthew Montgomery Barkley
College: Football Factory of Southern California
High school: Collegiate Athlete Factory of Orange County
Noteworthy combine results: Unable to participate.
What his Twitter bio tells us: Being a quarterback doesn’t, like, define him, man.
What his tweets tell us: He loves Jesus, Kobe and his fiancée.
Appropriate song that accompanies his YouTube highlight video: Sugarcult – Los Angeles
Potential Berman nicknames: Superstar Ken
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On the other hand: He is a future NFL quarterback who spent some time working at an orphanage in South Africa. So maybe he is.
Nicest comparison: Carson Palmer
Meanest comparison: Matt Leinart
Non-USC comparison: Marc Bulger
Strengths: Experience in a pro-style offense, accuracy on short and intermediate throws.
Weaknesses: Doesn’t have a big arm, struggles with accuracy on deep balls, scouts wish he was 6’5″ because of course they do.
Loved by: USC fanboys
Hated by: Just about everyone else
Where he’ll go: Arizona, because it’s too perfect.
What scouts are saying:
Impact: He’ll be better than Matt Leinart, and probably Mark Sanchez too.