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Saturday, January 1, 2011
Badgers revive run game, but too late?

By Adam Rittenberg

PASADENA, Calif. -- Wisconsin finally recommitted to the run game, but it could be too late.

The Badgers marched 77 yards in 10 plays as Montee Ball went into the end zone from four yards out.

But the Badgers took so much time off the clock that their chances likely hinged on a 2-point conversion attempt.

Then they come out in the shotgun without John Clay on the field?

Odd call from Paul Chryst.

To be fair, tight end Jacob Pedersen was wide open in the end zone, but TCU had a lot of hands in the way and one of them deflected Scott Tolzien's pass.

Did the Badgers abandon their bread and butter when it mattered most?