Wisconsin running back Montee Ball is one of five finalists for the 77th annual Heisman Trophy, which will be awarded Saturday in New York City. The four other finalists are Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III, Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck, LSU corner Tyrann Mathieu, and Alabama running back Trent Richardson. Ball leads the nation with 1,759 rushing yards, 32 rushing touchdowns and 38 total touchdowns. Does Ball think that is enough to bring the Heisman Trophy back to Madison…[audio:http://wdor.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/BALL1.mp3|titles=BALL1]
Ball’s 38 touchdowns are two shy of breaking Barry Sanders NCAA record for touchdowns in a single season. Its a record that the Wisconsin junior wants…[audio:http://wdor.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/BALL2.mp3|titles=BALL2]
Two past Badgers have won the Heisman Trophy, Alan Ameche in 1954 and Ron Dayne in 1999.