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USC Assistant Coaches Reportedly Believed Sarkisian Was Drunk During ASU Game

USC athletic director Pat Haden asked head football coach Steve Sarkisian to take an indefinite leave of absence Sunday afternoon, and some believe the problem can be traced back to when he appeared to be intoxicated on stage at a booster event this summer. 

But things seem to have been worse than people thought. There are some USC assistant coaches that believe Sarkisian was drunk during the Trojans' game against Arizona State, according to

BREAKING: Some #USC assistant coaches believed Steve Sarkisian was drunk during the Arizona State game on Sept. 26.

— InsideUSC (@InsideUSC) October 11, 2015

">Los Angeles Daily News' Scott Wolf, and was even pulled out of a player huddle on the sidelines because of it. 

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We can only hope that, if the reports are true, Sarkisian gets all the help he needs. And questions will soon surface regarding timing of Haden's response to all of this. We'll bring you updates as we get them.