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04/25/2010 05:12 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

ESPN Pranked! 'Brian Westbrook' REALLY Howard Stern's Captain Janks (VIDEO)

Brian Westbrook was released Tuesday, ending an eight-year career with the Eagles during which he racked up nearly 6,000 rushing yards and more than 3,800 receiving yards. Naturally, ESPN sought an interview with the former All-Pro running back, and they appeared to secure one.

That is until "Brian Westbrook" actually spoke on SportsCenter. The caller's real identity is Captain Janks from the Howard Stern Show, and it took less than 30 seconds of speaking before the impostor said that he has "nothing but respect for head coach Andy Reid and I look forward to a future of worshipping the prostate of Howard Stern."

SportsCenter anchor Scott Van Pelt reacted humorously to viewers, saying, "Oh boy, we got that, huh. So that worked out well." A pause ensued before he passed the baton to co-anchor Steve Levy with a casual "hi." Scroll down for video of the exchange.

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