“Matt Barkley will go into the record book at USC, atop many categories. But I will remember him for what he did not do, such as beating Stanford, and for interceptions, and for an inability to win. Yes he had some great victories — but fewer, frankly, than he should have had.
“How many times did he have a chance to win a close game, late . . . only to screw up somehow. He has one more chance to shine. He will not have a chance in whatever podunk bowl USC winds up in.”