Randy Moss is one of the most-entertaining and insightful analysts in football, but the legendary wide receiver faced some criticism earlier this week.
The legendary NFL wide receiver and his Sunday NFL Countdown crew are back on the air on Sunday morning. Earlier this week, Moss faced criticism for his "come on, man!" segment.
ESPN analyst Randy Moss did his "come on, man!" bit on a high school quarterback. The Arkansas QB accidentally kneeled down before the clock hit zero in his team's game. The kneel with time left on the clock allowed his opponent to kick a game-winning field goal as time expired.
It was a pretty heartbreaking finish that went viral on social media.
While many discussed the play on social media, Moss faced criticism for criticizing the high schooler.
"Terrible job by ESPN and Randy Moss in pregame blowing up some random high school kid on “C’Mon Man!” segment for taking a knee on on fourth down in a random high school playoff game," sports media insider Andrew Marchand tweeted.
The school's head coach called out ESPN on social media.
"It’s disheartening to see ESPN run a segment like this on a kid. I as HIS HEAD COACH take full responsibility. Any criticism needs to be directed towards me," he tweeted.
The quarterback also weighed in.
"I took my eye off the clock. However, criticizing me off of one play does not define me as a quarterback. I am much better than that! I love my team and my coaches! Thanks for having my back," he wrote.
Ultimately, you never want to see a high school player get made fun of on national TV. Moss is a great analyst, but he might regret this one.
ESPN's Sunday NFL Countdown airs from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. E.T.