Better Know A Draft Pick: Matt Barkley

04.17.13 5 years ago 29 Comments

Name: Matthew Montgomery Barkley

Age: 22

Height: 6’2″

Weight: 227

Position: Quarterback

College: Football Factory of Southern California

High school: Collegiate Athlete Factory of Orange County

Year: Senior

Major: Communications

Noteworthy combine results: Unable to participate.

Twitter: @MattBarkley

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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Douchebag résumé: Loves Taylor Swift, once held a lacrosse stick, probably thinks he’s better than you.

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.

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