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USC QB Matt Barkley

How's My NFL Draft Status?

12/7/2012 6:09 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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Wanna see an awkward conversation with USC quarterback Matt Barkley about the highly controversial topic of his possibly deteriorating NFL Draft status? Great!

The college football star was leaving an event in Santa Monica last night when we asked if he thought he would still be a Top 10 pick when the draft rolls around in April.

Of course, before the season started Barkley was a favorite to the #1 overall pick ... but after a less than stellar season and an injury to his throwing shoulder, he may have fallen out of the first round entirely.

Barks didn't seem fazed when asked about it last night -- smiling and asking some people at the valet for their opinions ... including our camera guy (our guy still thinks he's a top 10 pick FYI).

Fact of the matter is Matt WILL get drafted somewhere and join a bunch of other ex-USC QBs in the NFL ... including Mark Sanchez (benched) ... Matt Cassel (benched) ... Carson Palmer (should be benched) and Matt Leinart (holding Palmer's clip board).

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Too short    

LOL Go Gators!!!...oh and first bitches!!

653 days ago
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PopTart    

Anyone else notice how high he was?
Dude must have just done a ton of speed before the camera man walked up to him!

653 days ago
3.

jl    

First pick in the Lingerie Football League.

653 days ago
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Frankenpussy    

Overrated blowhard!

653 days ago
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Frankenpussy    

OVERRATED!! What a blowhard!

653 days ago
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Don    

Somebody has to teach your camera guy english, then preparation, even for the spontaneous. "Hey man". look "man", thanks "man", "man, man, man, man, man". Its beginning to peak and compete with those infamous words, yes " well "like"" and "you know."

My mistake? Watching this bozo camera guy, not cameraman at work, getting nothing in the end but stupidity displayed in his so called work.
What is fascinating, well humorlessly fascinating is that you actually pay guys like this, for tripe like this

Thanks TMZ, for turning to nothing for something, winding up with nothing and still putting it out there. Hmmm, you're not desperate, quit behaving that way.

653 days ago
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Twiz    

....and we all know how much Harvey knows about football

653 days ago
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SeeSomethingSaySomething    

This person is in college? He looks older than I. Kids today...

653 days ago
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klickster    

Actually Mark Sanchez is still starting for the Jets. Get you facts straight TMZ!

653 days ago
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No comment    

Another USC QB bust.... He should have come out last year as his draft stock has fallen after his season.

653 days ago
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Too short    

LOL! Go Gators...oh and first bitches!!!

653 days ago
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Anonymous    

In that picture, he looks just like a blond George Eads (Nick Stokes from CSI).

653 days ago
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William j    

Go Irish to hell with USC!! Barkley is gonna be a career loser in the nfl just like every other USC qb!! Sanchez, Marinovich, Leinart I can go on and on but you get the picture!!

653 days ago
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I luv u RPattz!    

I'm so glad Barkley's leaving SC....next should be Lane Kiffin. Fight ✌ On!!

653 days ago
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hoopee    

He'd be my first round draft pick for personal 'center.'

652 days ago
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