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Yahoo Sports: Merry Christmas, USC: You’re getting one more year of Matt Barkley

The suspense was kind of ruined when the marching band and Song Girls showed up to the press conference with a Christmas tree in place as a backdrop, but in this case, the gift is too good not to celebrate: Quarterback Matt Barkley is officially coming back to USC for his senior year, foregoing a certain spot near the top of the NFL Draft to finish his career as a Trojan, sanctions free. His decision continues something of a trend among top-rated quarterbacks, beginning with Oklahoma's Sam Bradford, who turned down a shot at becoming the No. 1 pick to ...

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