Steve Sarkisian May Have Been Drunk During Arizona State Game

On September 27th, USC routed Arizona State, 42-14. Trojans QB Cody Kessler threw for five touchdowns in the romp in the desert. USC led 35-0 at halftime and the game was never close after that.

But in the wake of today’s shocking development that USC coach Steve Sarkisian has entered rehab for alcohol treatment, and will be on an indefinite leave of absence, the rumor mill is beginning to churn out lots of gory details. Like this:

That’s courtesy of the LA Daily News. Nothing credible from that night has emerged to even hint at Sarkisian coaching a game after having consumed alcohol. The photo above was taken right after USC beat Arizona State.