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Ball and Thomas Proved Momentum Carriers

Ball scores his NCAA record 39th TD (Fedie/12)

In the 98th Rose Bowl game that saw five lead changes, running backs Montee Ball and De'Anthony Thomas proved to be the momentum-carriers, lifting their teams at critical times during the high-scoring affair.

PASADENA, Calif. – Between the disco-balls atop the heads of Oregon players to the electric offensive affair that was the 2012 Rose Bowl, there seemed an endless stream of light Monday. But two performances in the Ducks' De'Anthony Thomas and Badgers' Montee Ball somehow gleamed the brightest of all. There was an incredible supporting cast for both teams in Oregon receiver Lavasier Tuinei and...

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