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Freshman QB Barkley to start Saturday for Trojans

LOS ANGELES – Southern California coach Pete Carroll says freshman quarterback Matt Barkley probably will start for the 12th-ranked Trojans against Washington State on Saturday.

Carroll made the announcement after USC’s practice Wednesday night. The Trojans (2-1) feel Barkley’s bruised right shoulder has healed enough to put him back in the lineup.

Barkley missed USC’s 16-13 loss at Washington last weekend after getting hurt during the Trojans’ win at Ohio State. Sophomore Aaron Corp struggled in his first start in place of Barkley, who won the starting job from Corp during training camp.



Barkley practiced with USC’s first-team offense for most of Wednesday’s session.

All-American safety Taylor Mays also participated in most of practice.


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