2011 Rose Bowl, TCU Vs. Wisconsin: Horned Frogs Hold Lead In Sleepy Second Quarter

The second quarter of the 2011 Rose Bowl starts out with a whimper that's a sharp contrast to the bangs and clangs of the first period. We rejoin the action in Pasadena with a Wisconsin drive that takes almost six full minutes off the clock and ends with Philip Welch missing a 39-yard field goal attempt. TCU posts a rare three-and-out, and the Badgers take over for a drive that will consume the remaining seven minutes of the first half. The possession is highlighted by a fake punt on 4th-and-9 that's completely telegraphed but sees Brad Nortman gain 11 yards to keep the series alive, and beyond that it's the Montee Ball and Scott Tolzien show once again, with erstwhile Heisman hopeful John Clay seeing only limited touches in his second game since returning from riding the injury bench. TCU's defense stands up a little stiffer once the Badgers cross midfield, and after two one-yard rushes and a short pass, Philip Welch is sent out for a 37-yard field goal attempt. Wisconsin's latest score will take us through to halftime, with the Horned Frogs leading the Badgers, 14-13 in Pasadena.

Stay tuned to this StoryStream for more live scoring updates, and follow along with Horned Frogs and Badgers fans in our live game discussion threads on Mountain West Connection and Bucky's 5th Quarter.

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