By Steve Bisheff
LOS ANGELES — It wasn’t as shocking as the all-time comeback he engineered to beat Notre Dame in that unforgettable game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum so many years ago. It wasn’t as dramatic as the fourth-quarter touchdown pass he threw to his best pal, J.K. McKay, to win a theatrical Rose Bowl.
But on a warm, breezy, winter day in Los Angeles, Pat Haden managed to do what he’s done so often in his distinguished career.
He made the right decision.