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Why didn't USC see the red flags around Steve Sarkisian?

Why didn't USC see the red flags around Steve Sarkisian?

USC football fans went into full recrimination mode this week after Athletic Director Pat Haden fired troubled football coach Steve Sarkisian, apparently in connection with a long-rumored drinking problem. Much of their frustration seemed focused on Haden, who hired Sarkisian in 2013 after four mediocre seasons and three years of tough NCAA sanctions because of rule violations during the tenure of erstwhile coach Pete Carroll. Trojan fans were ready for a return to championship-caliber play. Instead, the team stands at 3-2 and has little chance of competing for the collegiate title.

In hindsight, there were plenty of red flags waving around Sarkisian, a former USC baseball player...

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