Alabama offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian had emergency heart surgery last week according to a press release by the University of Alabama today.  UA announced this news  saying a routine physical discovered a problem and doctors wanted to treat him before it became a bigger problem.  The good news is the OC is back in Tuscaloosa and expected to make a full recovery.

Here's the verbiage in today press release form the University of Alabama....

“The Alabama football coaching staff participates in an annual executive physical. 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.”

In a story published by Saturday Down South, "it was determined that he needed a procedure to correct a congenital cardiovascular anomaly."  Coach Sarkisian led the Tide's offense to score an average of more than 47 points a game last season.  #RollTide