It looks like Wisconsin running back Montee Ball is getting close to announcing his intentions for the 2012 season. This page will be updated as news breaks about the Badgers' star running back, and whether he will forgo his senior season and declare for the 2012 NFL Draft.
There's also been a lot of news today regarding the assistant coaches as two more appear to be leaving. You can follow that news here.
8:00 PM: The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel is also reporting Ball will stay at Wisconsin, but notes that the running back is taking extra time to make sure he is making the right decision.
7:17 PM: We have another beat writer suggesting Ball is going to stay at Wisconsin, this time it's Tom Mulhern from the Wisconsin State Journal:
1:20 PM: We have an update from Ball himself, via his Twitter page:
lots of speculation out there, leaning one way but just not ready to make an announcementyet, appreciate everyone's patience— Montee Ball (@M_Ball28) January 4, 2012
11:34 AM: 247Sports is reporting that Ball will return to Wisconsin for his senior season, according to multiple sources close to the UW program.
9:57 AM: Wisconsin State Journal beat reporter Tom Mulhern tweeted he's heard there will be a press conference today, but nothing official has come from the Athletic Department.