Monday, October 12, 2015

USC Fires Steve Sarkisian From Head Coaching Job.

USC has fired head coach Steve Sarkisian.

The move comes a day after the school had announced Sarkisian had been asked an indefinite  leave of absence by USC athletic director Pat Haden.

Here is Haden's statement from the

"After careful consideration of what is in the best interest of the university and our student-athletes, I have made the decision to terminate Steve Sarkisian, effective immediately.

"I want to thank Clay Helton for stepping into the interim head coach role, and I want to add how proud I am of our coaching staff and players and the way they are responding to this difficult situation.

"Through all of this we remain concerned for Steve and hope that it will give him the opportunity to focus on his personal well being."

Sarkisian was in his second season as USC head coach. He had a 12-6 record at the school. 

(via ESPN

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