MSU QB Suffers Most Horrific Injury In History, Per Kirk Herbstreit

Here's ABC/ESPN's Kirk Herbstreit getting his words a bit mixed up as he describes Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook suffering—literally!—an on-field cardiectomy. » 11/08/14 9:49pm 11/08/14 9:49pm

Brent Musburger: "Welcome, Everybody, I'm Kirk Herbstreit"

Yes, Kirk, you just heard Brent Musburger open the night saying, "Good evening and welcome, everybody, I'm Kirk Herbstreit along with Brent Musburger." Should be a good one! » 1/06/14 8:23pm 1/06/14 8:23pm

Kirk Herbstreit Unhappy ABC Showed KSU-Texas To Only 36% Of The Country

This is fun! We got our hands on some raw, off-air satellite backhaul footage from tonight's Kansas State-Texas broadcast on ABC, and in the post-game we're invited to listen in on Kirk Herbstreit and Brent Musburger discussing the day in college football—and, notably, why so few people were able to watch their… » 9/22/13 1:06am 9/22/13 1:06am

Brent Musburger Said Piss, And Kirk Herbstreit Couldn't Keep His Shit…

On Saturday night, we all speculated about what Brent Musburger could have said that was bad enough that ABC felt the need to cut off the audio while he and Kirk Herbstreit pulled themselves together. Today, we have the unedited version: piss. He said "piss," instead of "pick." » 9/03/12 11:30am 9/03/12 11:30am

Brent Musburger Bleeped By ESPN Censors After Saying Something Naughty

We're not sure exactly what Brent Musburger is saying here, because we're officially out of the business of reading lips. But his comments during tonight's Michigan-Alabama blowout were something that necessitated censors using the seven-second delay, and ones Musburger later remarked were "a Freudian slip." (The… » 9/01/12 11:31pm 9/01/12 11:31pm

What's ESPN Hiding Under Its Desk?

Yes, that's just a screen grab of Scott Van Pelt, Todd Blackledge, and Kirk Herbstreit on the air last night breaking down something or other about the upcoming college football season. But shift your gaze downward, toward the display ads on the front of the table at which they're sitting. The Worldwide Leader's just… » 8/21/12 1:45pm 8/21/12 1:45pm

If You Want To Throw Up, Here's Kirk Herbstreit And Chris Spielman…

Every morning, the fine folks at Sports Radio Interviews sift through the a.m. drive-time chatter to bring you the best interviews with coaches, players, and personalities across the sports landscape. Today: Spoiler alert, they love him and he'll lead Ohio State to six consecutive national titles. » 11/29/11 5:30pm 11/29/11 5:30pm

Urban Meyer Reportedly Will Take Ohio State Job, Hire Kirk Herbstreit…

Sports Illustrated, via Eleven Warriors and Sports by Brooks, is reporting that Urban Meyer is set to take over as Ohio State head football coach. » 11/19/11 9:38am 11/19/11 9:38am

"Radiohead Wouldn't Play In The Big East Either": Occupy Wall Street…

A brilliant human has launched a Tumblr called "Occupy Herbstreit," which features photos of an anonymous photobomber among the protesters in lower Manhattan, holding College GameDay-inspired signs overhead. Here's a sampling. » 10/13/11 12:25pm 10/13/11 12:25pm

Did Kirk Herbstreit Drop An F Bomb In The LSU/WVU Booth Last Night?

Your morning roundup for Sept. 25, the day Catwoman got real. Got any stories or photos for us? Tip your editors. (Video H/T Casey) » 9/25/11 9:30am 9/25/11 9:30am

ESPN Will Now Attempt To Be Kind Of Honest About Its Personalities'…

The ESPN transparency project, otherwise known as the giving of a different name to public relations, otherwise known as "Front Row," released the company's new endorsement policies last week and came out with a list of its commentators' "endorsement relationships" this morning. We documented a fair number of these… » 4/18/11 7:30pm 4/18/11 7:30pm

ESPN Personalities Have Shilled For A Lot More Than Just Nike: A Video…

Last week, The New York Times reported that three ESPN College GameDay anchors — Chris Fowler, Kirk Herbstreit, and Lee Corso — have had shoe contracts with Nike. We've known about Erin Andrews's endorsement deal with Reebok for some time, but the news that these three have worn Nike and agreed to speaking… » 2/22/11 10:00am 2/22/11 10:00am

The One Where Erin Andrews And Kirk Herbstreit Rumors Resurface

Welcome back to Deleted Scenes. If you're new, read this to figure out what we do here. If not, well, let's get down to business. » 9/17/10 4:45pm 9/17/10 4:45pm

College Football Roundup: The Big 12 Meets the SEC


It's Oklahoma and Florida for the BCS Title—an imperfect end to a season when no football team was perfect. Except, you know, Utah and Boise State. But they don't really count. What with their small conferences and even smaller media markets and exposure. The BCS is fair and impartial. Except, you know, this is a… » 12/08/08 12:30pm 12/08/08 12:30pm

Tracking Erin Andrews' Web-Centric Path To Stardom

Swoopy-haired USA Today writer Michael Hiestand has a mini-profile of everyone's favorite TV sports princess, Erin Andrews, which attempts to tactfully explain her internet popularity without sounding sleazy or sexist. He succeeds (mostly), and serves up this McDonald's-friendly description: » 4/16/08 3:00pm 4/16/08 3:00pm

Just Another 16-Hour Workday For Herbie

I may have been the last person to notice that ESPN College GameDay dreamboat staple Kirk Herbstreit has also been in the booth for that night's ABC prime-time football game. Oftentimes, those two locales are in different areas. But I think yesterday's cross-country trek had to be one a logistical nightmare on any… » 11/04/07 1:45pm 11/04/07 1:45pm

Kirk Herbstreit Hates Your Funky Dance Moves


I promised you more Kirk Herbstreit vitriol, and here it is. During Thursday night's Virginia Tech/Boston College game, Herbie delights in verbally lighting up Virginia Tech linebacker Brenden Hill. » 10/14/06 5:22pm 10/14/06 5:22pm