Steve Sarkisian, who had emerged as a top target for the Colorado head job, will remain at @AlabamaFTBL and is expected to get a raise making him one of college football’s highest paid assistants, sources tell ESPN. As the Colorado Buffaloes continue to search for a new head football coach, a familiar name has emerged. He was head coach at UW and USC. Colorado is preparing to hire Steve Sarkisian as the school’s new head football coach.

While there may not be much smoke suggesting that will happen, Steve Sarkisian has been named as a potential candidate for the Colorado opening since Tucker’s departure from the program. — Chris Low (@ClowESPN) February 20, 2020. Alabama OC Steve Sarkisian has been floated as a potential replacement for Mel Tucker at Colorado. ESPN.com …

Sarkisian interviewed for the job last week.

Alabama Crimson Tide football could be losing a key Nick Saban assistant, with offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian interviewing for Colorado head job. Although an official announcement has not come yet, the 45-year-old has been described by CBS college football insider Dennis Dodd as someone who “could be the front-runner for the job.”

Sarkisian was 34-29 in five seasons as head coach at Washington from 2009-13.
As the Colorado Buffaloes continue to search for a new head football coach, a familiar name has emerged. This is great news for Alabama, and it’s bad news for Alabama offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian will remain with the Crimson Tide after interviewing to fill Colorado head coaching vacancy.