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Matt Barkley over Andrew Luck: 5 Reasons Why He Could Be Better in the NFL
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Throughout the past two years of college football, Andrew Luck has transformed into the darling of all quarterback prospects. 

He has been labeled the replacement for one of the best quarterbacks of all time, among many other things. Heisman preseason favorite, easy lock for the No. 1 pick and having through-the-roof expectations, Luck is considered the top quarterback prospect since Peyton Manning.

With all the hype over Luck, and the certainty of him being the first overall pick in the draft, it's clear he will be the best quarterback to come out of this class. Or is he?

Enter Matt Barkley, known as the "other" college quarterback in California. While leading the probation-stricken USC Trojans to a 10-win season, Barkley has slowly but steadily gained steam in the Heisman race, with his numbers rivaling, if not surpassing Luck's.

But looking past the Heisman, the real question is how Barkley will do in the pros. Or an even more specific one: How will he compare to Luck in the NFL?

While it may seem crazy, he may end up being better than Luck. Here's some reasons why...

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