BamaInsider - Former USC coach Steve Sarkisian on his way to Tuscaloosa to discuss job
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Former USC coach Steve Sarkisian on his way to Tuscaloosa to discuss job

Former Southern Cal head coach Steve Sarkisian is currently on his way to Tuscaloosa to discuss a role on the University of Alabama's football staff, The Tuscaloosa News has learned.

Sarkisian has not yet accepted a role on the staff, but will discuss a role as an offensive analyst.

Sarkisian was fired from USC in the middle of the 2015 season after alcohol-related issues arose during his tenure as the Trojans' head coach. He filed a $30 million wrongful termination lawsuit against the school In December.

Alabama beat Southern Cal 52-6 Saturday night with former USC head coach serving as the Crimson Tide's offensive coordinator. Kiffin and Sarkisian worked together on Pete Carroll's USC in the 2000s.

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