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Bulldog Music City Bowl Notebook

Bulldog Music City Bowl Notebook

NASHVILLE -- Vick Ballard's final evening in a Bulldog uniform summarized the best, and worst, of his career. The worst being a lack of ‘quotability' that made writing about the superb running back difficult. The best, of course, was how difficult he made life on defenders.

Ballard capped his senior season with the best output of his two-year career, rushing for 180 yards and a pair of touchdowns in the process. That gave him 1,189 yards for the year, the fourth-best season ever for a Bulldog back. In fact he vaulted from 10th coming into the game to 6th on a single run, his 60-yard TD dash in the first quarter. For the career his 2,157 yards make Ballard #10 at... Recommended Stories

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