Was Bernie Kosar Drunk In Miami Football Movie?

Based on search data from Google and Twitter, many internet visitors are apparently wondering about the blood alcohol level of Bernie Kosar during his interview for an ESPN program last night.

Was Bernie Kosar Drunk During Movie About Miami Football?

(Dec. 13, 2009: 11:00 AM ET, Google Search Trends Rankings)

Appearing in a film about the Univ. of Miami football program called The U., apparently Kosar’s appearance and speech caused folks to wonder if he was, ahem, “drunk.”

Was Bernie Kosar Drunk In The ESPN Movie “The U.”?

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In fairness, the harsh contrast of the lighting of the interview, not to mention the unflattering angle of camera wouldn’t make most folks look their best.

But Kosar’s appearance and speech is a stark contrast to how we knew him as a player. Perhaps it’s remembering Kosar as a young, bright, athletic NFL star that caused so many people to think he was inebriated.

Kosar does looks pale, sweaty and bloated, and perhaps his speech isn’t perfect. But I don’t think he was drunk.