Steve Sarkisian Underwent Successful Heart Surgery

Joey Blackwell

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Alabama football offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian underwent heart surgery last Thursday following his yearly physical.

“The Alabama football coaching staff participates in an annual executive physical," a statement from Alabama football read. "During Coach Sarkisian’s physical last week, it was determined that he needed a procedure to correct a congenital cardiovascular anomaly before it became an issue. Coach Sarkisian underwent a successful procedure this past Thursday (July 2) in Birmingham. He is back home in Tuscaloosa and is expected to make a full recovery.”

Sarkisian is currently in Tuscaloosa preparing for the upcoming 2020 football season.

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Joey Blackwell
Joey Blackwell


Get well soon, coach!

Tyler  Martin
Tyler Martin


Heart surgeries are always scary. Glad to hear he is recovering!

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