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Matt Barkley

Matt Barkley
NFL Draft Scouting Report

Quarterback

USC


College Position: Quarterback
School: USC
Grade: Senior
Height: 6-2
Weight: 220
Birthdate: 09-08-1990
Draft Projection: Mid First
Overall Rank: 17
NFL Draft Position (Rank): Quarterback (1)

Draft Result

Drafted in the 2013 Draft by the Philadelphia Eagles in the 4th round with the #1 pick.

Combine Results

30 5/8
10 1/8
DNP
DNP
DNP

DNP
DNP
DNP

Strengths

  • Great at timing routes
  • Good snap on the ball on short routes
  • Good fit for a West coast offense (running similar offense at USC)
  • Experienced, 4 year starter
  • Excellent intangibles - leader on the field and involved with charities off the field
  • Slides well in the pocket avoiding the rush
  • Throws a good ball on the run
  • Reads defenses and has called audibles
  • 2012 Stats: 246/387 for 3273 yards, 36 TD, 15 INT, 25 Rushes for -72 yards and 0 TD
  • 2011 Stats: 308/446 for 3528 yards, 39 TD, 7 INT, 28 Rushes for 14 yards and 2 TD
  • 2010 Stats: 236/377 for 2791 yards, 26 TD, 12 INT, 34 Rushes for -17 yards and 2 TD
  • 2009 Stats: 211/352 for 2735 yards, 15 TD, 14 INT, 45 Rushes for -38 yards and 2 TD
  

Weaknesses

  • Terrible deep ball, lacks accuracy
  • Rarely goes through a progression
  • Not extremely mobile, a pure pocket passer
  • Has a tendency to force balls which can lead to interceptions
  • Ended season with shoulder injury

News

Week 13 Pickups of the Week - Nov 26 (Brian Bailey)
Week 9 Pickups of the Week - Oct 29 (Brian Bailey)
2013 NFL Combine - QB Results - Feb 24 (Doug Lancy)
2013 NFL Combine - QB Measurements - Feb 24 (Doug Lancy)
2013 NFL Draft: College Football Impact Performances- Regular Season Finale - Dec 3 (Marc Sluis)
2013 NFL Draft: Week 8 College Football Impact Performances - Oct 22 (Marc Sluis)
Offensive Linemen Primer - Jan 25 (Jared Counterman)
Top 10 Prospects for the 2012 NFL Draft - Jun 10 (Jared Counterman)
2009-10 Bowl Game Preview: Emerald Bowl - Dec 23 (Patrick Black)
College Football: Thoughts on last week - Oct 6 (Josh Moellman)
Thoughts on week 2 - Sep 13 (Josh Moellman)

Mock Draft Results


2013-14 Season Fantasy Studs

QBPeyton ManningDEN516
RBJamaal CharlesKC295
WRJosh GordonCLE221
TEJimmy GrahamNO211
KStephen GostkowskiNE179
DEFKansas CityKC207
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