ESPN play-by-play man Mike Patrick made a groan-inducing little comment during last night's Georgia/Michigan State Capital One Bowl, but does not appear to be in jeopardy of publicly apologizing for it.

Early in the second quarter, after a silly Georgia penalty, Patrick thought it appropriate to unveil this joke, which the Detroit Free Press caught in their live blog:

"Georgia is just pulling a Plaxico. They just keep shooting themselves."


According to The Big Lead, the comment was greeted with silence in the studio and the ensuing discussion "veered toward the wind". And considering the spate of trouble-making former Michigan State wideouts, there had to be a better joke available. Help him out.

Mike Patrick: "Georgia Is Puling a Plaxico...They Just Keep Shooting Themselves." [The Big Lead]


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