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Manti Te'o is the most decorated college football player in history. Michigan's Charles Woodson held the record with five postseason awards, but Te'o just topped that tonight after winning the Maxwell Award, making that the sixth award for Te'o.
Manti Te’o (@mteo_5, @125ndfb) wins the Maxwell Award, College Player of the Year #CFBawards twitter.com/ESPNCFB/status…
— ESPN CollegeFootball (@ESPNCFB) December 7, 2012
Manti got to this total by also winning the Walter Camp Award:
#NotreDame LB Manti Te'o adds another trophy to his collection, winner of Walter Camp Player of the Year award.
— Brian Hardin (@NDHardin) December 6, 2012
Does it even matter if Te'o wins the Heisman? Not really. The Heisman would be insane right now, but after you look at Te'o's other awards, and the fact he is playing in the BCS National Title game is enough.
Manti Te'o is the greatest college football player ever.
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Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o won the Lombardi Award on Wednesday as college football's
best lineman or linebacker.
Te'o, also a Heisman Trophy finalist, had 103 tackles and seven interceptions this year to help the undefeated Fighting Irish reach the BCS championship game against Alabama.
Te'o edged Alabama offensive lineman Barrett Jones, Georgia linebacker...
Manti Te'o strengthens his case as being one of the greatest Notre Dame players in history, as he wins another award- this time it's the Lombardi Award.
Let's take count of Manti's major honors thus far:
JUST GIVE THIS MAN THE HEISMAN Y'ALL!!!
As if it really matters anymore to Irish...
Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o added three national awards to his trophy case Thursday, including two for national player of the year.Te’o won the Maxwell Award for the nation’s most outstanding player, the Walter Camp national player of the year award, and the Bednarik Award, given to the most outstanding defensive player, on Thursday night.
The Walter Camp award, announced...
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Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o became the first defensive player to win the Maxwell Award in the last 32 years. Hugh Green of Pittsburgh in 1980 was the last to do so. Te'o was awarded the Bednarik Award for the defensive player of the year and a hoard of other awards, totaling six major awards listed below. My votes for the Maxwell Award were Johnny Manziel, Manti Te...