Wisconsin’s Montee Ball a perfect fit for the Denver Broncos

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With the 26th pick in the second round (58th overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft, the Denver Broncos made a long-life dream come true when they selected Wisconsin Badgers running back Montee Ball.

Montee Ball grew up idolizing the Broncos as a small kid, particularly running back Terrell Davis (1998 MVP and two-time Super Bowl champion).

“It’s a dream come true,” Ball said. “I’ve been a Broncos fan since the age of seven, and now to be a Bronco, is something very special.” [Read more…]

2013 NFL Draft stock report: Rose Bowl edition

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Not a lot of offense in this year’s Rose Bowl as Stanford held off Wisconsin 20-14 to send the Badgers to three straight losses in “The Granddaddy of Them All.”

Nonetheless, there were some moments where certain NFL prospects impressed and others that had head-scratching moments.

Here are some players who helped or hurt their 2013 NFL Draft Stock. [Read more…]

Wisconsin Badgers Montee Ball Has Officially Decided to Return for his Senior Season

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

During a Thursday afternoon press conference, the Wisconsin Badgers running back and Heisman Finalist Montee Ball officially announced his intent to return for his senior season.

“I believe that I am mentally ready (for the NFL),” Ball said, “but I think I need to become stronger and faster and I believe another year in the program will most definitely get me to that level.”

Ball’s team lost the Rose Bowl 45-38 to the Oregon Ducks, but he tied Barry Sanders for the most touchdowns scored in a single season. Right now, some think his NFL draft stock is about as high as it can be. [Read more…]

Wisconsin Badgers Lose Paul Chryst and Lose Out on Dayne Crist

It won’t be a Merry “Chryst”-mas or Merry “Crist”-Mas for the Wisconsin Badgers football program.  C’mon that headline was begging to be used… In a matter of a few hours, Wisconsin lost a Chryst and a Crist.  Offensive coordinator Paul Chryst has been hired as the new head coach at Pitt while former Notre Dame quarterback Dayne Crist has decided to transfer to Kansas instead of UW.

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Badgers Montee Ball Is Having a Monster Year

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

If it wasn’t for the incoming hype of transfer quarterback Russell Wilson, Wisconsin Badgers running back Montee Ball could have been the Heisman candidate coming out of Madison.

The numbers that the junior is producing are absolutely ridiculous. Ball has scored a touchdown in 15 straight games and a total of 39 scores over that span (next highest total in FBS is Bernard Pierce of Temple with 23).

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