Carroll: Seahawks’ job ‘came out of nowhere’

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Pete Carroll all but confirmed on Monday morning his resignation as football coach of USC to join the Seattle Seahawks in the same position.

Talking with the Los Angeles Times, Carroll said his pending move wasn’t in reaction to possible sanctions the Trojans’ program faces as a result of an ongoing investigation over whether players may have received improper benefits.

“Not in any way,” Carroll told the newspaper. “Because I know where we stand. It’s just a process we have to go through. We know we’ve fought hard to do right.”

Full story: Carroll: Seahawks’ job ‘came out of nowhere’ – ESPN