Tag Archive for: Steve Sarkisian

Remarks could add fuel to fire for USC

With No. 18 USC just two days away from hosting Washington at the Coliseum, Huskies coaches haven’t had many qualms about being the least bit frank when speaking with the media. First, coach Steve Sarkisian told reporters during Monday’s press conference he would rather have junior quarterback Matt Barkley on his NFL team than Stanford […]

Behind enemy lines: Washington

The last two times USC has met Washington on the gridiron, things did not end well for the Trojans. Former USC coordinators and current Washington coaches Steve Sarkisian and Nick Holt have gotten the better of the Trojans two straight years, notching a 16-13 win in Seattle in 2009 and a 32-31 victory in Los […]

Kiffin, Sarkisian have left their own marks

Disciple: a person who is a pupil or an adherent of the doctrines of another; a follower. For Pete Carroll, passing on the keys to his winning ways wasn’t going very well in fall 2008. Carroll’s most prominent pupil, Lane Kiffin, had just been fired by late Oakland Raiders owner Al Davis following a 5-15 […]

Sarkisian has high praise for USC upon return

Just days after publicly ripping former disciple Reggie Bush for his handling of the Heisman Trophy controversy, second-year Washington Huskies coach Steve Sarkisian spoke a much different tune of his previous stomping grounds during a Monday morning conference call.