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ESPN: Barkley reprimanded for 'dirty' comment on Burfict

The Pac-12 has reprimanded USC QB Matt Barkley for saying last week that Arizona State linebacker Vontaze Burfict is a "dirty" player.

A release from the conference said "Barkley has been reprimanded for his derogatory and inflammatory comments about an opponent."

Here is a statement from commissioner Larry Scott: “All of our student-athletes must adhere to the Pac-12's policies on Sportsmanship and Standards of Conduct, which call for our student athletes to treat opponents with respect and create and ensure a collegiate atmosphere in which to conduct competition. In these circumstances, Mr. Barkley’s comments were a clear violation of Conference ...

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