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Montee Ball rushed for 247 yards (Fleming/12)

The fall may not belong to Montee Ball as much anymore, but his performance on Saturday against Purdue showed the senior tailback is still one of the best in the nation, rushing for a career-high 247 yards and breaking the conference's career touchdown record in a 38-14 blowout.

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – It was only one of the 78 offensive plays Wisconsin ran during its 38-14 victory at Purdue Saturday, but the message Montee Ball sent on the play stood out. The run amounted for only 16 of Ball's career-high 247 yards, but the fact that the senior lowering his shoulder and flattening Boilermakers safety Landon Feichter to the ground was one of many loud statements sent by... Recommended Stories