Steve Levy shoots back at Oklahoma State fans who say he was rooting for Texas

ESPN’s Steve Levy took issue with Oklahoma State fans who accused him of rooting for Texas last week.

Oklahoma State fans didn’t love Levy’s commentary during the Cowboys’ game against the Longhorns. So Levy fired back on Twitter on Monday.

Oklahoma State fans watching the game on TV thought Levy, color commentator Brian Griese and sideline reporter Todd McShay all seemed to show some extra enthusiasm when the Longhorns were playing well. However, they may have just been excited to not be calling a blowout, which is what some people expected the game to be. The Cowboys eventually prevailed for a 13-10 overtime win.

The irony here is that @OKStateProbs tweeted at Levy after it was announced that Bedlam would be broadcast on FOX Sports 1, so Levy definitely won’t be calling the game. That didn’t keep Levy and the anonymous Cowboys fan from going at each other.

If there’s a reason for Oklahoma State fans to want Levy to stay away from their games, it’s that he might be bad luck for them. The Cowboys’ two worst games of the season (at Texas and a 44-31 home loss to TCU) came with Levy in the booth.

Levy ultimately made sure to let everyone know that the back-and-forth was all in good fun for him.

For the record, Levy won’t be on the call when Oklahoma State takes on West Virginia. Joe Tessitore, Todd Blackledge and Holly Rowe will be the broadcast team when the game kicks off at 11 a.m. CT on ABC.

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