Found August 03, 2012 on Madtown Badgers:
We're into part 7 of our camp previews today and before we go any further here's the other six previews for your viewing pleasure: Defensive Backs Linebackers Defensive Line Wide Receivers Tight Ends Quarterbacks Of course today we'll be breaking down what's probably the most famous and important position at Wisconsin - the running backs. Starter:  Montee Ball (Sr., 5'11", 212lbs.): 1,923yds rushing, 39TD's (+ 1 passing TD), 2,229yds from scrimmage (led the nation in all three categories). Thoughts on the Unit:  Camp is sure to provide a ton of opportunities as we all know the news of Montee (errr MON-TAY) Ball being assaulted and his resulting facial injuries and concussion. He should be able to go during their prep for week one opponent Northern Iowa, but he'll be taking camp off. It's not too big of a deal unless Ball is somehow still having concussion issues into the season. Let's face it, Ball wasn't going to get a ...

Ball denies brawl prompted attack

Badgers running back Monte Ball denied reports that a brawl he allegedly was involved in a week ago was the reason he was attacked and hospitalized Wednesday.

Wisconsin running back Montee Ball attacked

Wisconsin Badgers senior running back Montee Ball was the victim of an "unprovoked assault" early Wednesday morning in Madison. Ball was attacked by five men near Wisconsin's campus around 2:15 a.m. Wednesday.  The men kicked Ball in the head several times after knocking him down.  Ball was taken to the hospital and released later Wednesday morning, he is still...

Montee Ball attacker: “One down, nine to go”

One of the five men who attacked Wisconsin Badgers running back and Heisman Trophy finalist Montee Ball reportedly said, “One down, nine to go,” indicating that others could be targeted in future attacks. The Capital Times is reporting that a witness heard one of Ball’s attackers make that statement, but police have no knowledge of other threats against football players.

Wisconsin's Montee Ball Victim Of Unprovoked Attack

Madison, WI (Sports Network) - Wisconsin star running back Montee Ball was the victim of "an unprovoked assault" early Wednesday morning. According to the Madison police report, Ball was attacked by five men while walking on University Ave. He was knocked to the ground and kicked before being hospitalized with head injuries. Wisconsin head coach Bret Bielema issued a...

The Crystal Ball: Week Nine

  We have been passing the crystal ball around for the past eight weeks to take a look in to the future of the 2012 college football season. Today the ball lands in my hands and I could not wait to get a glimpse in to week nine of the season. After seeing what unfolded in week eight with Andy, I knew we would have some interesting storylines to follow in the final weekend...

Five assailants injure Montee Ball in ‘unprovoked assault’

Wisconsin’s Montee Ball was attacked last night in what the Madison Police are calling and unprovoked incident (Credit: AP Photo/Michael Conroy) In a press release, Wisconsin confirmed that the All-American running back “was the victim of what Madison Police are investigating as an ‘unprovoked assault’ early Wednesday morning.”  According to the police report provided...

The Sconnie Scoop: More preseason honors for football

The Blue Ribbon College Football Yearbook released its top-25 and Wisconsin stands at No. 12. Sixth-ranked Michigan is the only Big Ten team ranked ahead of the Badgers. Montee Ball, Chris Borland, and Ricky Wagner were all named first team preseason All-Americans. In other football news, the Badgers' week two showdown with Oregon State came in at No.11 on Brian Bennett’s...

Police: Several leads in Ball attack

Detectives investigating an assault that left star Wisconsin running back Montee Ball with a concussion have identified ''several persons of interest'' and believe the altercation may be related to a fight five days earlier, Madison police said Saturday. Investigators determined that a fight occurred late on July 27 and into the morning of July 28 involving Wisconsin...

Wisconsin’s Montee Ball vicitm of assault

Montee Ball who surprised many by putting off the NFL Draft for a year and coming back to school and play for the Wisconsin Badgers for one more season, was a victim of assault last night on campus. Below is a statement from Wisconsin head football coach Bret Bielema … “My concern right now is for Montee’s health and well-being. Montee has been released from the hospital...

Simulating the 2012 Badgers Season

Monday can't come fast enough here at MadTownBadgers, so because we're so damn anxious and a bunch of self-described sports geeks here we decided to go to the ultimate source to tell us just how this season will play out for the Badgers, you know the source as EA Sports' NCAA 13. Wisconsin is a top 5 team in the game with a 99 overall ranking. They own the 2nd best offense...

College Fantasy Football: Poised For A Rebound Season

Here's a look at some players who disappointed in 2011, but might be in for a rebound this fall. 1. Roy Roundtree, WR, Michigan After bursting onto the scene in his sophomore year with 72 catches and nearly 1,000 yards receiving, Roundtree really took a step back in 2011 with only 19 catches on the year. Why? Well, the development of Junior Hemingway (now graduated) and Jeremy...

Up for grabs! USA Today coaches poll shows LSU, Alabama and USC in three-team race to start

LSU receives top honor despite having fewer first-place votes than Tide, Trojans LSU, Alabama and USC lead the preseason coaches poll. If the coaches have it right, the LSU Tigerswill reign supreme this college football season, by a narrow margin. LSU received 18 first place votes in the preseason USA Today Coaches Poll to squeeze by one of the tightest preseason coaches polls...

2012 BCS AQ Conference Profile: Big Ten

BCS Know How is taking you through the six automatic-qualifying BCS conferences in preparation for the 2012 season. Our easy-to-digest previews continue with the B1G Ten. Scroll down to see our profiles of the other conferences. Conference: Big Ten Conference (Big Ten, B1G) Active Since: 1896 Current Member Schools: Leaders Division: Nebraska Cornhuskers, Michigan Wolverines, Iowa...

Tip Sheet: Saints, Steelers preaching takeaways

In a 2011 season in which a record 10 quarterbacks amassed over 4,000 passing yards each, clubs combined for the highest per-game scoring average in the Super Bowl era (44.3 points per contest) and a lot of stadium scoreboards were all but transformed into tote boards. There was a corollary effect on the other side of the football as well. League defenses, obviously, surrendered...
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