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Bill Byrne calls 'em like he sees 'em

Former Texas A&M Athletic Director Bill Byrne, like many Aggies, was unhappy to see the Texas Longhorns win another game on a blown call last night.

Aaron M. Sprecher

I, for one, was happy to see Byrne call them "tu" instead of his "friends from the state capital" as he usually did in his Weekly Wednesday newsletters. Oh wait, his next tweet:

Here is a GIF of the play in question:


Even the player who caused the fumble got in on the Twitter action:

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>I had a dream last night, I made a game winning tackle and strip for a fumble. I scored we won. Then the thunder storm woke me up..</p>&mdash; Jeremiah George (@JGeorge52) <a href="">October 4, 2013</a></blockquote>

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The most interesting thing, of course, was the response to Byrne's tweet.

I suppose "every sport" means football in this case.

Strong words from a web designer. What's that? I'm a blogger? Well f me.

ESPN was quick to jump on Byrne for his tweet.

And unabashed hater of all things A&M, Doug Gottlieb, chimed in: