Sport Brent Musburger gets testy on air after wishing Oklahoma RB Joe Mixon well

08:05  03 january  2017
08:05  03 january  2017 Source:   sportingnews.com

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The longtime sportscaster seemed to get angry on the air while explaining why he wished Mixon well .

Brent Musburger defended Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon during Monday’s Allstate Sugar Bowl telecast and doubled down later in the third quarter. Mixon was suspended for a year after an incident in which he punched Oklahoma student

Brent Musburger © Getty Brent Musburger Brent Musburger defended Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon during Monday’s Allstate Sugar Bowl telecast and doubled down later in the third quarter.

Mixon was suspended for a year after an incident in which he punched Oklahoma student Amelia Molitor in 2014. The video was released, and Mixon apologized again for the incident. Musburger addressed that early in the telecast.

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After Mixon ripped off a 35-yard run in the third quarter, Musburger addressed color analyst Jesse Palmer and doubled down on that with a stronger defense. Here is what Musburger said:

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"You know Jess, apparently, some people were upset when I wished this young man well at the next level. Let me make something perfectly clear. What he did with that young lady was brutal, uncalled for. He's apologized. He was tearful. He got a second chance. He got a second chance from Bob Stoops. I happen to pull for people with second chances, OK. Let me make it absolutely clear that I hope he has a wonderful career and he teaches people with that brutal, violent video, OK?"

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