Steve Sarkisian is as good in a job interview as perhaps any coach in college football, and that is no doubt one reason why the former
After speaking with Denver
Haden was scheduled to meet with Sumlin on Sunday, a day after USC’s loss to
USC also contacted Boise State's Chris Petersen, who withdrew from consideration, the source said.
Sarkisian, who met with Haden over the weekend, worked at USC under former coach
After the 2006 season, Sarkisian turned down an offer to become coach of the Oakland Raiders, a job that eventually went to Lane Kiffin.
Carroll and Sarkisian had sought assurances from former athletic director Mike Garrett that Sarkisian would be Carroll's successor, but Garrett declined.
Sarkisian left for Washington after the 2008 season.