Beyond the odd Barkley pick, Roseman and the Eagles draft squad appears to have done an exceptional job acquiring Chip Kelly type guys. Time will tell whether the Chip Kelly style of man translates into a winning professional football program.
This year's quarterback class has been widely disparaged, and somewhat rightfully so. In light of many recent first-year starters' immediate success, especially last year, this quarterback class looks extremely barren in terms of pro-ready players who can start in Week One this fall.
The Heisman Trophy is the most prestigious award a college football player can earn; and yet, like the BCS, its internal processes remain an imperfect science. In the case of USC junior quarterback Matt Barkley, it represents the perfect snub.