Steve Sarkisian hired at USC

Steve Sarkisian is renowned for turning around a Washington program that was 0-12 the season prior to his arrival, so his new position as USC football head coach should seem like a much easier job. Sarkisian is taking over a program that experienced a significant boost after firing Lane Kiffin -- interim coach Ed Orgeron utilized the Trojans' talent well on the way to a 6-2 post-Kiffin record. A simple return to respectability won't be enough for Sarkisian, however -- he'll be expected to make the Trojans annual contenders for the national championship, and fast.

What do you make of USC football hiring Steve Sarkisian as head coach?

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  • Who would have been the best choice for USC football's new head coach?

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  • How much credit would you give Steve Sarkisian for USC's 22-3 record when he was offensive coordinator in 2007 and 2008?

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  • Would you want Ed Orgeron to coach your favorite college football team?

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