Bill O'Brien

Who USC should hire to replace Sarkisian

Who USC should hire to replace Sarkisian

Pat Haden hasn't had much luck hiring coaches at USC. Ask any Trojans football or basketball fan about that.

However, he has become an expert at firing. Too bad Donald Trump no longer has a reality show.

Some people still erroneously think Haden is to blame for hiring Lane Kiffin and then setting him loose with his plastic play sheet. Kiffin was the last hiring act of former athletic director Mike Garrett.

Haden wasn't afraid to finish Kiffin off, though, jettisoning him not far from where the jets land at LAX after a lopsided loss.

If that seems like only yesterday, well, it almost was. It was 2013.

Monday, under entirely different circumstances, Haden...