EL PASO, Texas (AP) Matt Barkley came to Southern California as a hot-shot recruit, seemingly destined to be the Trojans' next star quarterback.
It seems the only folks happy about No. 16 Northern Illinois playing in the Orange Bowl against No. 13 Florida State are the Huskies and their fans.
Matt Barkley will get one last chance to leave Southern California on a high note, and it will come against Georgia Tech in the Sun Bowl.
CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) Separated by only about 45 miles, Oregon and Oregon State couldn't be more different when it comes to football.