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ESPN's Kirk Herbstreit Apologizes To Baylor's Terrell Burt For Accusing Him Of Faking Injury

ESPN college football analyst Kirk Herbstreit was pretty vocal during Saturday night's broadcast of the Baylor-Oklahoma game, especially when Baylor's senior safety Terrell Burt appeared to fake an injury on the field.

The play in question, captured on Vine by Rob Perez and posted to Twoitter by the Greg Swaim Show, shows cornerback Ryan Reid running over to Burt, telling him to go down - which is quickly followed by the safety flopping to the ground.

It turns out, though, that Burt was injured on a previous play and was trying to play through the pain, until Reid took over and told him he needed to go off.

Once he realized this, Herbstreit was very open about his mistake and sincerely apologized to both Baylor and Burt for jumping to conclusions. 

">@BUFootball & Terrell Burt. Last pm I thought he had faked an injury and I was DEAD WRONG. He was trying to

— Kirk Herbstreit (@KirkHerbstreit)

I'd like to apologize to @BUFootball & Terrell Burt. Last pm I thought he had faked an injury and I was DEAD WRONG. He was trying to

— Kirk Herbstreit (@KirkHerbstreit) November 15, 2015

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It's completely understandable why somebody watching this might assume something suspicious is going on, but it was a first-class move by Herbstreit to admit his mistake.