Record setting Wisconsin Badgers running back Montee Ball announced Thursday he will forgo the NFL Draft and return for his senior season.Ball led the country with 1,923 rushing yards and tied Barry Sanders' all-time record with 39 touchdowns as a junior this past season. He was also a consensus All-American and a finalist for the Heisman Trophy.
He was told that he would be a projected 3rd round pick in April's NFL Draft, and said Thursday that was a factor in his decision.
Wisconsin center Peter Konz, a Neenah native, is still weighing his options as far as declaring early for the draft. He has until January 15th to make a decision.