Sarkisian named USC head coach

Sarkisian named USC head coach

NEW COACH: Washington head coach Steve Sarkisian yells from the sidelines in the second half of an NCAA college football game against Washington State in Seattle. He was named the new USC head coach on Dec. 2. Photo: Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Steve Sarkisian has been named the head coach at the University of Southern California, leaving Washington after going 34-29 in five seasons with the Huskies.

The former Trojans assistant under Pete Carroll is the permanent replacement for Lane Kiffin, his former co-offensive coordinator at USC under Carroll.

Sarkisian was selected over Ed Orgeron, who led the Trojans to a 6-2 record after replacing Kiffin on an interim basis in October.

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