Matt Barkley a rookie out of the University of Southern California who didn’t throw at the NFL combine still managed to get picked up by a professional football team.

He’s been dealing with his right shoulder for some time now says that his right shoulder had some issues during the offseason.

“It wasn’t 100 percent I’ll admit that.” Barkley told

Barkley was brought in to possibly put his name into the quarterback competition between Nick Foles and Michael Vick. Ultimately the Eagles decided to roll with Vick as Barkley and Foles were forced to sit and watch on the sidelines.