If you caught last night’s National Championship game, you were treated to Brent Musburger acting very, very creepy toward the girlfriend of A. J. McCarron. ESPN has since apologized:
ESPN has apologized for comments by veteran broadcaster Brent Musburger, who seemed to lose the thread of the BCS championship game when confronted with the loveliness of Alabama quarterback A.J. McCarron’s girlfriend Monday .
With ‘Bama quickly asserting itself against Notre Dame, Musburger noted Katherine Webb, a former Miss Alabama, in the stands.
“You quarterbacks, you get all the good looking women,” Musburger, 73, said. “What a beautiful woman.”
“Wow!” his partner, Kirk Herbstreit, said.
“Whoa!” Musburger added.
“A.J’.s doing some things right down in Tuscaloosa,” Herbstreit said.
But this isn’t the first time Mussberger has acted this way. Let’s go to the archives when Mussberger launched the career of Jenn Sterger, then a Florida State student who ended up parlaying Mussberger’s creepiness into a gig with the NY Jets. (And later a sex scandal with Bret Favre):