An angry Oklahoma fan tweeted at Matt Leinart on Tuesday. He probably shouldn’t have.
The fan was upset that Leinart beat out former Sooners great Adrian Peterson for the Heisman Trophy in 2004. The former USC quarterback finished with 1,325 voting points that year. Peterson, a freshman, finished in second with 997.
“The Greatest Running Back that got cheated out of the Heisman,” the fan wrote, quote tweeting a Peterson highlights video.
“F–k USC and F–k you Matt Leinart.”
— John McCarthy (@JohnTMcCarthy14) March 7, 2018
Leinart saw the tweet and decided to respond. He did so in perfect form.
The former star Trojans QB decided to remind John about the 2005 Orange Bowl. USC dominated Oklahoma on way to the national title.
The final score: 55-19.
Leinart’s tweet to John: “55-19.”
— Matt Leinart (@MattLeinartQB) March 7, 2018
Well played, Matt. Very, very well played.