Horrible face mask on Marcus Mariota gets no flag, Oregon coaches shocked (GIF)

Dec 30, 2013; San Antonio, TX, USA; Oregon Ducks quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) runs past Texas Longhorns defensive end Caleb Bluiett (42) during the first half at Alamo Dome. Mandatory Credit: Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports

The Texas Longhorns are taking on the No. 10 Oregon Ducks in the Valero Alamo Bowl and are looking to send off Mack Brown with a win. Things aren’t going so well as they find themselves down 23-7 early in the third quarter.

The Longhorns did get a luck break on this play. Ducks quarterback Marcus Mariota got a vicious face-mask from Longhorns defensive end Cedric Reed on a sack on third and goal. There wasn’t a flag thrown on the play despite it being very obvious.

Mariota fumbled on the play as well moving the Ducks back to the 14 yard line. They went for a field goal but didn’t convert.

mariota facemask

The Oregon booth responds to the no-call:

coaches reaction

And on the field:

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