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Lake Buena Vista, FL (Sports Network) - Wisconsin's Montee Ball captured the Doak Walker Award, given to the nation's top running back.

Ball has rushed for 1,730 yards and 21 touchdowns this season.

The senior became the all-time touchdowns leader in FBS history in an overtime loss at Penn State on Nov. 24. He passed Travis Prentice, who scored 78 touchdowns from 1996-99.

Ball bested Oregon's Kenjon Barner and UCLA's Johnathan Franklin for the award.

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