Wisconsin RB, Sr.
CAMPAIGN PLATFORM: Touchdown machine
Wisconsin has a new coordinator, QB, fullback and three first-time starters on the line. But the offense remains explosive, the best in the Big Ten, and will make the Badgers a national factor for the entire fall.
What's next after tying Barry Sanders's TD record (39) and finishing third in FBS in rushing (1,923 yards)? He will put up worthy numbers, but it's unrealistic to think he will duplicate his 2011 stats.
A trip to Nebraska and Michigan State at home could be tricky, but another Big Ten title-game berth is likely. Last year that game helped get Ball to the Downtown Athletic Club dance.