Originally posted on The Other Paper  |  Last updated 1/16/13
It sounds like Brent Musburger thinks ESPN overreacted when it issued an apology during the fallout from his complimentary remarks about Alabama quarterback A.J. McCarron's girlfriend, Katherine Webb, during the BCS Championship game last week after saying "Whoa" and calling her "beautiful" and "lovely." For those of you who missed it, while the cameras lingered on the Miss Alabama beauty queen in the stands, the 73-year-old play-by-play man enthusiastically waxed poetic about her charms and urged young boys to become quarterbacks to get the pretty girls. On Tuesday, Musburger was asked by TMZ if he thought it was fair for ESPN to speak for him. "Individuals say what individuals say. And corporations do what corporations do," said a cordial Musburger. "Obviously, they felt it was the right thing to do." Asked if he thought what he said about Webb was inappropriate, Musburger bluntly said, "No." Musburger told TMZ he has not spoken with Webb but "would like to someday." About...
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