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Quenton Meeks gives Stanford an early 21-point lead in the Rose Bowl on 66-yard pick six

Jan 1, 2016; Pasadena, CA, USA; General view of the Rose Bowl before the game between the Iowa Hawkeyes and the Stanford Cardinal in the 2016 Rose Bowl. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Jan 1, 2016; Pasadena, CA, USA; General view of the Rose Bowl before the game between the Iowa Hawkeyes and the Stanford Cardinal in the 2016 Rose Bowl. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

After scoring touchdowns on its first two offensive drives of the Rose Bowl on Friday, the Stanford defense decided to get in on the fun.

On a third down in Stanford territory, Iowa QB C.J. Beathard dropped back and threw to his right. Stanford's Quenton Meeks jumped the pass and took it 66 yards the other way to give the Cardinal a 21-0 lead.

The 21 first-quarter points were a Rose Bowl record.

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