Rob Parker Out at ESPN as 'Cornball Brother' Suspension EndsESPN will not renew the expiring contract of the commentator made infamous for calling Robert Griffin III a 'cornball brother’ in December.
ESPN's Parker: RGIII Comments Came From Idea That Black Athletes 'Push Away From Their People'Shortly before Robert Griffin III led the Washington Redskins to the team’s first home playoff game in 13 years, an ESPN commentator who questioned the quarterback’s standing as a black man made his first on-air comments since his suspension.
'Cornball' ESPN Analyst Says He 'Blew it' With RGIII Comments, Apologizes A name now infamous in DC sports, Rob Jackson – the ESPN host synonymous with the phrase ‘cornball brother’ for which he labeled Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III – has spoken, in apology Wednesday for his degrading comments about RGIII nearly one week after making them.
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ESPN's Parker Suspended For 'Cornball Brother' Comments Toward RGIIIAn ESPN commentator who questioned whether Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III was a “cornball brother” has been suspended.
ESPN's Parker: RGIII A 'Cornball Brother' Due To White Fiancee, Possible Republican LeaningsRobert Griffin III might be the NFL’s offensive rookie of the year in a season that has his Redskins competing for the NFC East. But even with all his accomplishments on the field, one ESPN commentator thinks the former Heisman Trophy winner could be a “cornball brother” because of his white fiancée and speculation of the quarterback’s political leanings.