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In 2011, Wisconsin running back Montee Ball tied Barry Sanders' seemingly untouchable TD record, and some scouts projected him to be drafted as high as the late first round.
Despite knowing his quarterback and top two offensive linemen were entering the the 2012 NFL draft, Ball decided to stay in school for his senior season.
Thus far this has proved to be a disastrous decision, He suffered a concussion in a bazaar off the field incident over the summer, and got a second during Wisconsin's week four game versus UTEP (his third total during his football career).
While he played the following week against Nebraska his production throughout this season has been disappointing, as his yards-per-carry have plummeted from 6.3 in 2011 to 3.6 this year, and he has not looked as explosive or decisive at the point of attack as he did during his junior campaign.
To make matters worse, he is on pace for close to 350 touches this season which would put him over 650 the last two seasons and 1000 for his college career, further bringing into question his long term viability.
Barring a major second half turnaround, Ball could go from top 50 lock to day three afterthought.