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Know your enemy: Matt Barkley says Sark might be "sugarcoating" the praise

Of course, Matt Barkley was going to be asked about Steve Sarkisian's about he'd take the USC quarterback of Andrew Luck. That's what you do in these situations.

And Barkley, who is pretty savvy when it comes to this kind of stuff, took it in stride saying:

"I definitely think it's a little sugarcoating," Barkley said Tuesday. "We'll see what he says in March or after this game

USC coach Lane Kiffin joked about Sarkisian's NFL talent evaluation skills after Tuesday's practice, saying:

"He's never been an NFL coach, remember? He turned it down. Made me go."

Ted Miller of ESPN writes about the gamesmanship that Sarkisian might be playing with Kiffin, whom he shared an office with back in their days at USC.