LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com/AP) — USC athletic director Pat Haden was feeling lightheaded just before kickoff of the game against Notre Dame and was taken to the locker room.
USC sports information director Tim Tessalone said Haden was sitting up in the locker room and appeared to be stable. He said Haden may return to the sideline.
Haden has been under scrutiny for his hiring of Steve Sarkisian and for allowing Sarkisian to continue to coach after slurring his words and using inappropriate language during an event in August and other struggles by the football team. Haden fired Sarkisian this week.
Haden spent 12 years as a color analyst on Notre Dame television broadcasts.
— Lindsey Thiry (@LindseyThiry) October 17, 2015
He received treatment on the sidelines and is in good shape, according to reports.
USC recently tweeted this out about Haden’s status after the collapse.
On reports about USC AD Pat Haden, per team doctors “he is fine”. Felt light-headed before the game & is now sitting up and stable. #FightOn
— USC Trojans (@USC_Athletics) October 17, 2015
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