ESPN: Barkley might (should?) be first QB picked
The hype machine works both ways. Take USC quarterback Matt Barkley. He went from "The Second Coming" to "The Biggest Loser" in just one football season, at least according to many fans.
Neither estimation accurately describes Barkley. The reality, however, is he's closer to the former than the latter, something that more than a few folks seem to be figuring out.
Barkley didn't have a great season in 2012, but his season was better than about 90 percent of the quarterbacks in the nation.