According to multiple sources close to the Wisconsin football program, junior running back Montee Ball will forgo entering his name in the NFL draft and return to Wisconsin for his senior season.
Ball had addressed his team on his decision, following Wisconsin's 45-38 loss to Oregon in the Rose Bowl, according to these sources.
Sources say Ball decided to come back because of the love he has for the University Wisconsin and it's football program.
Sources also say that Ball is expected to make his decision public later today, leaving open the possibility that the junior running back could have changed his mind by now, but as of Monday, he was planning on returning to school.
This season, Ball rushed for 1,923 yards, totaling 39 touchdowns, while leading the Badgers to an 11-3 record and a Big Ten Championship.
Ball was also a Doak Walker Award and Heisman Trophy finalist.
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