ESPN’s Tom Rinaldi interviewed Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston after the Seminoles came from behind to defeat Auburn 34-31 in Monday’s BCS National Championship game.
Check out the video below:
Like many postgame interviews, it was emotionally charged, and Winston’s answers to Rinaldi’s questions eventually morphed into somewhat of a monologue, which, apparently, was not articulate enough to please some viewers.
This tweet got deleted fast by Aj McCarron's mommy. pic.twitter.com/GjygWLs3ue
— Richie (@PichieRalmer) January 7, 2014
Bonner subsequently apologized for her tweet, claiming it wasn’t intended to offend anyone.
Any1 that knows our family knows we r far from racist. My tweet was not in anyway meant that way. I sincerely apologize if it offended any1
— Dee Dee McCarron (@DeeDeeBonner) January 7, 2014
However, it’s highly unlikely that Winston, coming off a 14-0 season and BCS National Championship victory in his freshman season, cares too much about what A.J. McCarron’s mom thinks about his English.