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Ball hopes to set NCAA touchdown record at home

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MADISON (WKOW) -- Montee Ball is in charge of the entertainment for Wisconsin's senior day.

Needing just two touchdowns to become the all-time leader in major college football, the Badgers running back would like nothing more than to get the record Saturday when Wisconsin (7-3, 4-2 Big Ten) hosts unbeaten Ohio State in Ball's final game at Camp Randall Stadium.

Ball has 77 career touchdowns after running for three scores against Indiana last weekend. That's two more than 1998 Heisman Trophy winner Ricky Williams, and one less than current FBS record holder Travis Prentice of Miami (Ohio).

Kickoff for the Ohio State-Wisconsin game is set for 2:30 p.m. on Saturday. Watch WKOW's Badger pregame special beginning at 1:30 p.m.

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