Former UW Badger White leads Patriots to OT victory

Patriots beat Falcons, 34-28, in Super Bowl

James White ran 2 yards for a touchdown on the first possession of overtime, and the Patriots came back from 25 points down for a 34-28 win over the Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl 51.

Tom Brady has a record fifth Super Bowl win for a quarterback after the biggest comeback in the game’s history, and one of the greatest catches.

The Patriots drove to the tying score with help from a unbelievable catch by Julian Edelman, who somehow kept the ball off the turf on a diving grab of a tipped pass that bounced off a defender’s shoe.

James White ran 1 yard for a touchdown, and Brady’s 2-point conversion pass to Danny Amendola tied the score at 28-all with 57 seconds left.

The Falcons, who lost again in their second Super Bowl, led 28-3 in the third quarter after Matt Ryan’s second touchdown pass. Robert Alford had an 82-yard interception return in the first half.The New England Patriots beat the Atlanta Falcons, 34-28, in the first Super Bowl overtime, winning their fifth title.

The Patriots were able to make up a 25-point deficit with a touchdown by former Badger James White. The team scored 19 points in the final quarter.

Tom Brady guided the Patriots through the Atlanta defense and was named Super Bowl MVP for the fourth time.