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Pro Day: Ball Dazzles in the 40

Montee Ball ran a 4.46 40-yard dash

Focused on nothing but the 40-yard dash and resting his body, former Wisconsin tailback Montee Ball shaves two tenths of a second off his 40-yard dash time at Wednesday's UW pro timing day, putting him in prime position for April's NFL draft.

MADISON - After running a discouraging 4.66 40-yard dash at the NFL scouting combine last month, ranking him 19th out of 33 tested backs, Montee Ball spent the next several weeks working with Wisconsin assistant strength coaches Jamil Walker and John Denman on his start. "The first 10 yards is the whole 40," said Ball. "Getting that down, you'll be able to cut the other times down." Cut down...

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