Earlier Montee Ball NFL Draft Decision Report Discredited

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Update: Montee Ball himself tweeted:

“lots of speculation out there, leaning one way but just not ready to make an announcement yet, appreciate everyone’s patience”

Montee Ball, the Wisconsin Badgers superlative running back who finished fourth in Heisman voting will supposedly skip the 2012 NFL Draft and return to Madison for his senior season, according Badger247. SI also picked up that report.

The junior tailback is expected to make an official statement later today.

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Montee Ball Ties Barry Sanders’ Season TD Record!

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Wisconsin Badgers tailback supreme Montee Ball has done it! With a 3 yard touchdown run in the 2nd quarter of the Rose Bowl, Ball etched his name into the record books; tying a milestone that stood for over 20 years: Barry Sanders of Oklahoma State 39 TDs in1988.

Sure, the 4 TDs he Sanders scored in the bowl game didn’t count towards his total. (Rule change means Ball’s TDs do count). And with that Ball got 3 extra games on Sanders to reach the record.

But if you look at total touches, it’s a totally different story.

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Can Wisconsin’s Montee Ball Break Barry Sanders’ Single Season TD Record?

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Wisconsin Badgers’ stud running back, Montee Ball, sits just five touchdowns back of the legendary Barry Sanders’ single-season collegiate touchdown record. Ball’s four touchdown performance versus Penn State gave the junior 34 on the season.

With two games left, can the Big Ten’s Offensive Player of the Year eclipse the 39 touchdowns Sanders accumulated for Oklahoma State in the 1988 season?

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Wisconsin Badgers Rumblings; Destiny, Records and Much Much More

 

 

 

 

 

Besides a few injuries, this past Saturday couldn’t have went any better for the #18 Wisconsin Badgers (8-2, 4-2) who took home Paul Bunyan’s Axe for the 8th consecutive year with a 42-13 win over the Minnesota Golden Gophers.

The Badgers now control their own destiny in the Big Ten Leaders division due to Purdue’s upset of the Ohio State Buckeyes and Nebraska’s courageous win over the Nittany Lions. All Wisconsin has to do is win out and their headed to Indianapolis for the  first-ever Big Ten Championship game.

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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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Wisconsin Runs Over Purdue 62-17 (Rapid Reaction)

 

 

 

 

 

 

The #20 Wisconsin Badgers returned to their winning ways with a 62-17 shellacking of the Purdue Boilermakers. Running Back Montee Ball led an offense that racked up 605 total yards, including 364 via the ground.

Wisconsin (7-2, 3-2) has won fifteen straight home games and scored at least 30 points in it’s last 11 at Camp Randall.

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