Oklahoma State fans furious after Cowboys appear to get hosed on back-to-back calls vs. Texas

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Oklahoma State was on the wrong end of two controversial plays early in the second quarter against Texas.

First, a disputable fumble call took away a scoring opportunity inside the Texas 10-yard line for Oklahoma State, leading 7-0. Then Texas got a 90-yard completion two plays later after wide receiver John Burt tiptoed down the sideline. The Longhorns scored one play later to tie the game at 7-7.

But looking at the replay, it looks like Texas got a lucky break in both instances, and Oklahoma State fans were furious.

Justice Hill looked like he was down

Officials ruled that Oklahoam State running back Justice Hill fumbled before going down when the Cowboys were facing 2nd-and-goal. But the video above sure seems to look like one of Hill’s knees went down earlier in the play than the officials thought.

Fans watching the game were dumbstruck that the fumble was confirmed on review.

Texas WR John Burt looked like he might have been out

John Burt did an incredible job keeping his balance down the sideline on his 90-yard reception, but his heels appeared to be over the boundary on a couple of steps. The question is whether either of his heels actually came down on the white paint.

This play was less likely to be overturned on review since there didn’t appear to be a clear angle of whether his heels hit the ground or not. But the fact the officials didn’t stop the game to at least review the play was odd.

Fans and media were once again confused that the play didn’t get a closer look.

Those two plays represented a huge momentum swing in favor of Texas. Instead of Oklahoma State going up 10-0 or even 14-0, the game was suddenly tied 7-7. It was definitely a rough couple of breaks for the Cowboys.

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