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In game loaded with stars, Barkley outshines them all

It was a game loaded with stars, but USC-bound QB Matt Barkley stole the show at the UA All-America Game, writes Christopher Lawlor.

Originally Published: January 4, 2009
By Christopher Lawlor | ESPN.com

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Matt Barkley is a wideout's best friend.

The Southern California-bound quarterback not only possesses a powerful right arm but also is deadly accurate. Whether he uses a three-step drop to complete a quick slant or airs it out down the sideline, Barkley (Santa Ana, Calif./Mater Dei) can make receivers look good. That's the primary reason Barkley is one of the top-ranked quarterbacks in the ESPNU 150.

"There's no way he's over- or underranked; he's great," White team ...

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