WeAreSC Monday links: Barkley superstar

Steve Bisheff writesInsider: Matt Barkley isn't your typical star All-American quarterback, but it's that uniqueness which helps make him one of the best college football has to offer.

Erik McKinney writes: John Baxter might not have gotten much acclaim when he was hired as USC's special teams coach two years ago, but his aggressive approach to special teams and academics has made an impact.

Garry Paskwietz writesInsider: Rhett Ellison made a good impression at the NFL scouting combine Sunday while Marc Tyler struggled a bit.