Kirk Herbstreit sobs on ESPN’s ‘College GameDay’ while talking about racism in America

Kirk Herbstreit sobs on ESPN's 'College GameDay' while talking about racism in America

You can see it in his face: ESPN’s Kirk Herbstreit didn’t want to cry on camera. But he couldn’t help himself. 

As the College GameDay host talked about racism in America, he couldn’t help but sob. 

College football returned on Saturday, even with much of the season in question because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemicCollege GameDay is usually a raucous, fun show that travels to different colleges, but Saturday’s episode was more somber and focused on the anxious state of the nation. 

Herbstreit said he spoke with Stanford coach David Shaw, who is Black, who cited a powerful Ben Franklin quote: “Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are.” Read more…

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