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Former USC Coach Steve Sarkisian Breaks His Silence After Being Fired For Alcohol Issues

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Former University of Southern California football coach Steve Sarkisian has finally broken his silence after he was abruptly fired from USC after his issues with alcohol came out into the open.

Sarkisian took to Twitter to wish his former team luck while acknowledging he his struggling with several things in his private life.

Current USC players took up for their former coach, according to ESPN.

“Obviously, [Sarkisian is] dealing with some tough stuff right now, but I wish him nothing but the best,” quarterback Cody Kessler said. “I really do. There’s no hard feelings from me. I’ve been praying for him. I’ve been hoping things are going to go good for him. He’s always been great to me, so I have no hard feelings there.” (RELATED: Alcoholic USC Football Coach Sent Packing After Showing Up To Practice Trashed [VIDEO])

Trouble started for Sarkisian in August after he gave a booze-fueled, profanity-laced speech at a booster event, and then only continued to spiral out of control. (RELATED: USC Football Coach Headed To Rehab After Going On Booze-Fueled, Expletive Riddled Tirade [VIDEO])

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