One day after USC football head coach Steve Sarkisian took a leave of absence, Athletic Director Pat Hayden decided to make it a permanent by firing Sarkisian. Sarkisian had planned on seeking treatment for his problems with alcohol once he took his leave of absence but one can assume that more stuff was gonna come out on Sarkisian and that's why he was let go.

Here's the official statement form the university:

"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."


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