Biases In Football History

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Football has created a tradition that dates back to the 1820’s, Making joy, creating rivals, and picking sides. That is for the ones who watch it or play it. Everyone has their favorite position in the game of football, either it’s the quarter back, running back, wide receiver or even the lineman people pick sides and share biases. I believe in the game of football it’s the backfield, the running backs, the stone carriers. Montee Ball is one of the best running backs who ever went to the University of Wisconsin. Consisting of Montee Ball Jr., James. J. White and Melvin Gordon. Montee Ball Jr. was born and raised in Wentzville Missouri by parents Montee Ball Sr. and Melissa Ball. He attended Wentzville Timberland High School and …show more content…
Montee also finished 2nd on the entire team in rushing, touchdowns, and attempts. Gaining 391 yards, scoring a total of 4 touchdowns with only 98 attempts. Only playing 9 out of the 13 games Montee was defiantly off to a good start as a freshman. Earning yet another letter his sophomore year and playing in 12 games, with the last 4 of those games starting at running back he was off to a good start. Leading the team in touchdowns, while ranked 2nd in rushing attempts and scoring, third in rushing yards and all-purpose also 4th in total offense. His 18 touchdowns scored that year was tied for the most in University of Wisconsin history in a season. Averaging 6.11 yards a carry is sixth best in a season at Wisconsin. He ended his sophomore year with 163 attempts, 996 rushing yards with 18 touchdowns. Coming into his junior year Montee started to have a name for himself and the people of Madison and the whole country knew who he was. He was a balanced back with stability, talent, and vision for the game. Earning his third letter and starting all 14 games he was right where he wanted to be. Montee had made this year special, tying Barry Sanders NCAA season record of 39 touchdowns. This season he was also leading the country in 1,923 rushing yards making that the third best in school history. Broke the Big Ten rushing touchdown record of 26 getting 33. Having Ten 100 yard rushing games …show more content…
Getting honors and awards for his time there he is now on the Denver Broncos an NFL team. Montee Ball grew up around the football tradition that has been around for centuries and so did his family. Following him to Wisconsin and watching him play the best football of his career, he will forever be remembered as one of college’s best running backs of all

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