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2011 Rose Bowl, TCU Vs. Wisconsin: Badgers Strike First, Lead 3-0

We're underway at the Granddaddy of Them All, the 2011 Rose Bowl in Pasadena, on a sunny afternoon under streaky skies. Rose Bowl Parade Grand Marshal Miz Paula Deen trots out with the coin, with the camera selfishly cutting away before she can be shown winging bricks of cream cheese into the crowd. TCU wins the toss, and the game is afoot.

Right away, the Horned Frogs' vaunted defense appears to take one on the chin. Wisconsin's Montee Ball runs right on first down for a good 40 yards ... and after a brief celebration, the play is called back on a false start by the improbably-named Nick Toon. Five straight rushes and one incomplete Scott Tolzien pass later, Philip Welch boots a 30-yard field goal through the uprights. With 10:43 remaining in the first quarter, No. 5 Wisconsin leads No. 3 TCU, 3-0.

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.