Found February 15, 2013 on Awful Announcing:
If there is any lingering belief that Jon Gruden might make a later-than-usual return to coaching by taking over for Jason Garrett in Dallas in February or March, that can probably be put to bed with the announcement that the fourth season of Gruden's "QB Camp" will debut on ESPN2 on Thurs. Apr. 4. The annual draft rite of passage will feature nine quarterback prospects in a year that has no sure-things at the position.  Matt Barkley (USC) Tyler Bray (Tennessee) Zac Dysert (Miami, OH) Mike Glennon (N.C. State) Landry Jones (Oklahoma) EJ Manuel (Florida State) Ryan Nassib (Syracuse) Geno Smith (West Virginia) Tyler Wilson (Arkansas) But the most intriguing segment could be one of the three that involve non-quarterbacks. That's because Manti Te'o will be one of the dozen prospects that will visit Gruden at his Tampa office. ESPN's release regarding the return of the series doesn't touch on the highly-publicized soap opera Te'o has been at the front and center of ever since Deadspin discovered and revealed the story of his dead girlfriend was actually a hoax, so it'll be interesting to see how Gruden and the production team approach such a unique situation. Of course, it's also possible Te'o and his people have only agreed to participate under those very circumstances. Te'o's history was not brought up in an eight-minute podcast previewing the return of the series. Controversies like these aren't typically up Gruden's alley, but access to Te'o has been quite limited since this whole story broke in mid-January, and a lot of people think it's relevant to his future in the NFL, so it would be a shame if Gruden neglected to touch on it with Te'o. In fact, it may even hurt the credibility of the series with viewers if Gruden and Te'o pretend the biggest story of the sports year so far never happened. The other two non-quarterbacks involved are Texas A&M offensive tackle Luke Joeckel and South Carolina running back Marcus Lattimore. With Lattimore's devastating injury history, that could make for particularly compelling television as well.

2013 Jon Gruden QB Camp: Manti Te’o, Luke Joeckel, Marcus Lattimore are first non-QBs invited

Jon Gruden annually hosts the best quarterbacks entering the NFL Draft at his QB Camp. For the first time, three non-QBs will also be in attendance.

ESPN announces schedule of Jon Gruden’s QB Camp series

ESPN announced Thursday the schedule for the fourth season of the widely popular series, Gruden’s QB Camp. The series features interviews with the former coach and quarterbacks that are slated to enter the upcoming NFL Draft. Players go through an interview process with Gruden and then hold a workout at his Tampa, FL office which is home to what he calls the FFCA or Fired Football...

Manti Te’o will appear on Jon Gruden’s “QB Camp”

For the past four years, ESPN Monday Night Football analyst Jon Gruden does his “QB Camp” during the spring.  This year the show will expand from only quarterbacks to other positional players as well. The players that will appear on the show are listed below: Texas A&M tackle Luke Joeckel Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o South Carolina running back Marcus Lattimore...
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