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Montee Ball
RB #28
Height:
5-10
Weight:
215
Age:
24
College:
Wisconsin
Experience:
3
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesRushingReceivingFumbles
GGSAttYdsAvgLngTDRecYdsAvgLongTDFUMLost
TOTAL 175 731 4.2 45 5 29 207 7.1 31 0 4 4
2014 DEN 5 3 55 172 3.1 23 1 9 62 6.9 16 0 1 1
2013 DEN 16 0 120 559 4.7 45 4 20 145 7.3 31 0 3 3

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Bio

• A third-year running back who has appeared in 21 regular-season games (3 starts) and three playoff contests for the Broncos during his first two NFL seasons, totaling 731 yards and five touchdowns on 175 carries (4.2 avg.).

• Saw action in every game as a rookie in 2013 and ranked second on the club with 559 yards and four touchdowns on 120 carries (4.7 avg.) to go along with 20 catches for 145 yards (7.3 avg.).

• Ranked second in the NFL with a 6.5-yard rushing average (52-337) during the last six weeks of the regular season in 2013 while gaining a first down on 21-of-52 attempts during that span.

• Named Pepsi Next Rookie of the Week after registering his first career 100-yard rushing game (13-117) at Kansas City (12/1/13).

• Started 32-of-49 games at the University of Wisconsin and totaled 5,140 rushing yards while setting the NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision career scoring (500 pts.) and rushing touchdown (77) marks.

• Finished his collegiate career as the NCAA FBS active leader in carries (924), rushing yards (5,140), rushing touchdowns (77) and total touchdowns (82).

• Named the 2012 Doak Walker Award winner after finishing sixth in the nation with 130.7 rushing yards per game and earned first-team All-America and All-Big Ten Conference recognition for the second consecutive season.

• Recognized as a finalist for the Heisman Trophy in 2011 after leading the nation with 1,923 rushing yards and tying Barry Sanders’ NCAA single-season record with 39 total touchdowns (33 rushing, 6 receiving).

• Selected by the Broncos in the second round (58th overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft.


• A third-year running back who has appeared in 21 regular-season games (3 starts) and three playoff contests for the Broncos during his first two NFL seasons, totaling 731 yards and five touchdowns on 175 carries (4.2 avg.).

• Saw action in every game as a rookie in 2013 and ranked second on the club with 559 yards and four touchdowns on 120 carries (4.7 avg.) to go along with 20 catches for 145 yards (7.3 avg.).

• Ranked second in the NFL with a 6.5-yard rushing average (52-337) during the last six weeks of the regular season in 2013 while gaining a first down on 21-of-52 attempts during that span.

• Named Pepsi Next Rookie of the Week after registering his first career 100-yard rushing game (13-117) at Kansas City (12/1/13).

• Started 32-of-49 games at the University of Wisconsin and totaled 5,140 rushing yards while setting the NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision career scoring (500 pts.) and rushing touchdown (77) marks.

• Finished his collegiate career as the NCAA FBS active leader in carries (924), rushing yards (5,140), rushing touchdowns (77) and total touchdowns (82).

• Named the 2012 Doak Walker Award winner after finishing sixth in the nation with 130.7 rushing yards per game and earned first-team All-America and All-Big Ten Conference recognition for the second consecutive season.

• Recognized as a finalist for the Heisman Trophy in 2011 after leading the nation with 1,923 rushing yards and tying Barry Sanders’ NCAA single-season record with 39 total touchdowns (33 rushing, 6 receiving).

• Selected by the Broncos in the second round (58th overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft.


CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Signed by Denver as a draft choice 6/13/13.

2014: Ball appeared in five games (3 starts) for the Broncos and totaled 172 yards rushing on 55 carries (3.1 avg.) with one touchdown and nine receptions for 62 yards (6.9 avg.)... Was inactive for eight games before eventually being placed on injured reserve (groin) on Dec. 13... Made his first career start and rushed for 67 yards on a career-high 23 carries in the season opener vs. Ind. (9/7).

2013: Selected by the Broncos in the second round (58th overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft, Ball played all 16 regular-season games and finished second on the team with 559 rushing yards on 120 carries (4.7 avg.) with four touchdowns as a rookie... Also caught 20 passes for 145 yards (7.3 avg.) and ranked fifth on the team with six special-teams tackles... Saw action in all three postseason games, totaling 28 attempts for 96 yards (3.4 avg.) and five receptions for 15 yards (3.0 avg.)... Scored his first career touchdown on a 4-yard run vs. Was. (10/27)... Posted his first multiple-touchdown game with a pair of scoring runs vs. K.C. (11/17)... Named Pepsi Next Rookie of the Week after registering 117 yards on 13 carries (9.0 avg.) at K.C. (12/1)... Ran for a 5-yard touchdown and finished with 77 yards on a career-high 15 carries vs. Ten. (12/8).

COLLEGE: Ball appeared in 49 games (32 starts) at the University of Wisconsin and totaled 5,140 rushing yards while setting the NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision career scoring (500 pts.) and rushing touchdown (77) records... Finished his career as the NCAA FBS active leader in carries (924), rushing yards (5,140), rushing touchdowns (77) and total touchdowns (82)... Named the 2012 Doak Walker Award winner after finishing sixth in the nation with 130.7 rushing yards per game and earned first-team All-America and All-Big Ten Conference recognition for the second consecutive season... Recognized as a finalist for the Heisman Trophy in 2011 after leading the nation with 1,923 rushing yards and tying Barry Sanders’ NCAA single-season record with 39 total touchdowns (33 rushing, 6 receiving).

PERSONAL: Ball attended Timberland High School in Wentzville, Mo., where he amassed 8,222 career rushing yards and 107 rushing touchdowns, capping his prep career by being voted Class 5A Player of the Year as a senior by the Missouri Football Coaches Association... Majored in sociology at Wisconsin... First name is pronounced mon-TAY... Montee Ball was born on Dec. 5, 1990, in Wentzville, Mo.

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