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Montee Ball

School

Wisconsin

Position
Running Back
Major
sociology

Classroom

Ball is on track to graduate in spring, 2013 with a degree in sociology.

Character

Ball will be named team captain this year. He returned to school despite being projected as an early-round NFL draft choice.

Community

Ball has made numerous visits to American Family Children’s Hospital in town and a number of area elementary schools.

Competition

Ball was a Heisman Trophy finalist in 2011. He tied an NCAA record with 39 TDs last sesaon. He led the nation in rushing with 1,923 yards and needs just 18 touchdowns to break the NCAA career record for total TDs. He was named the Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year and a consensus first-team All-American in 2011