P.S.R. Heisman Watch: 2012 Watch List - Pre Snap Read
...1. QB Matt Barkley, U.S.C.
2011 totals 308 of 446 for 3,528 yards, 39 TD, 7 INT
Like his Pac-12 neighbor at Stanford, Barkley will enter 2012 as the leading Heisman contender — that’s if he returns to U.S.C. instead of throwing his hat in the ring for the N.F.L. Draft. I have a feeling Barkley returns; with his return comes the return of U.S.C.’s swagger, as the Trojans should enter next fall as the top-ranked team in the Pac-12. Barkley needs to duplicate Andrew Luck’s 2011 season while hoping no Griffin-like meteor swoops into the mix midway through the year and takes home the hardware. If this past fall is any indication, Barkley should again rewrite the U.S.C. record books as a senior...