Originally posted on Madtown Badgers  |  Last updated 12/26/12
Welcome back to the countdown of the biggest stories in the year that was 2012 for the Wisconsin Badgers. When we last were here it was for our No. 7 story, the one about a QB with a bionic like knee becoming the starter down the stretch and leading the Badgers to a Big Ten title.  Today, it's a story that was about as bizarre as they come and one that rocked Badger Nation to it's core just before the opening of fall football camp.  What story are we talking about? Well, of course it's the 5 on 1 attack that Montee Ball suffered in late July. It's safe to say it capped off one of the strangest offseasons in recent memory for a star player at Wisconsin. I mean it started with an arrest for standing on a porch during the Mifflin Street block party and ended with him badly bruised and battered at the hands of some thugs.  What Happened: July 31st is a night that most Badger fans won't soon forget as news broke very late of an attack on Montee Ball as he was walking home f...
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