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How so? Pro's have nothing to do with this. Montee Ball tied the greatest season ever, and broke all time career records in 2 1/2 seasons. He is the best of all time at the colllege level. How that translates to the next level, we will have to wait and see.
By your logic, Timmy Chang is one of the greatest QBs of all time.
Why should we have to go to class if we came here to play FOOTBALL, we ain't come to play SCHOOL, classes are POINTLESS
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Just one? Ok fine, but that seems too easy. Ameer Abdullah.
How so?? You do realize Montee Ball tied Barry Sanders with LESS touches than Barry received.
hahaha. How much do you want to bet Melvin Gordon has better numbers than Abdullah? All abdullah knows how to do is fumble.
Im sorry. Darren McFadden had 43 TD's in his entire career at Arkansas (831 touches). Montee Ball had 39 TD's in 1 season!!! 331 touches.
Adrian Peterson doesn't belong in conversation for best college back either.
Here are Montee Ball's and Adrian Peterson's best seasons.
Player A: 331 touches, 2229 Yards, 6.7 yards per touch 39 TD's
Player B: 344 touches, 1937 Yards, 5.6 yards per touch 15 TD's
Now lets go to their 2nd best seasons
Player A: 366 touches, 1902 Yards, 5.2 yards per touch, 22 TD's
Player B: 229 touches, 1158 Yards, 5.1 yards per touch 14 TD's
Those two players dont even compare on the college level. Montee Ball hands down.
Being talented and being AP are two completely different things. And I don't care who wins the big east, or big10, or whatever it is.
What the hell lets keep going with this... Lets compare their 3rd best seasons.
Player A (Montee): 179 touches, 1124 Yards, 6.3 Yards per touch, 18 TD's
Player B(Adrian): 198 touches, 1148 Yards, 5.8 Yards per touch, 13 TD's
For anybody who knows football, when you watch Barry Sanders and compare him to Montee Ball, Sanders is much better according to the eye test.
Stats don't tell all. Peterson is also much better than Ball was, but that's not what the original argument was anyway. You said your new RB was AP, which is ridiculous.
AP is better than both Ball/Gordon, and Sanders is better than anybody else mentioned in this post.
No, he had a sixth rd. pick in front of him.
lol McFadden split time with Jones and Hillis
Ball won't even be a first round pick.
If by on the radar you mean "makes kid aware Madison is a town in the US and they may have a D1 University then i agree.... . Ill give you credit for starting this thread on a Div 1 Football Board....
Side note: I was at the game vs. SCar in '07 when McFadden ran for 321 yards. Amazing.
I remember him not breaking the record by only rushing for a single TD and gaining just 7 yards in the 4th quarter of the RB.
I also seem to recall him doing it for a team that was pretty mediocre to bad outside of him.
This is about college RB . Do you really want to start comparing McFadden to Montee Ball... Well lets start.
Ball: 331 touchees, 2229 Yards, 6.7 yards per touch 39 TDs
Mcfadden: 346 touches, 1994 yards, 5.8 yards per touch, 17 touchdowns.
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What are you talking about? Montee Ball had 215 yards on 36 touches ( 5.97 yards per touch) and a TD that game. It was a shootout so strategy dictated that they would go to Russell Wilson at the end of the game.
He did not deserve to be called that. Chill with that word!!!
Wisconsin had 10 points in the second half, a half that Ball had less than 50 yards in. he first half was a shootout, the second half Ball and Wisconsin were both shut down. Don't act like they gave him the ball less so Wilson could go crazy.
the "i" word?
He wasn't even the best player on that team, Wilson along with a few OL were.
Yes the one I edited. You did not have to call him that!!!
He had 4 touches in the 4th quarter. Give me a break. He had a great game.
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