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I apologize ahead of time for referring to Manti Te’o as Manti Teo moving forward in this post. For whatever reason, the software I use to create this website, and the SEO plugin I incorporate to get it indexed in the search engines have issues with that apostrophe. I don’t know why. I’ve tried numerous things to fix it, but it just won’t work.
I apologize in advance for any perceived misspelling and cultural insensitivity.
Now let’s get to Manti Teo not getting drafted last night and why.
NFL Network ran a puff piece on Manti Teo right before the NFL Draft started. It extolled the virtues of Teo. It said what a great kid he is.
Either he’s dumber than Ryan Locthe to fall for the Lennay Kakua hoax or he’s Machiavellian enough to take part in exploiting a fake cancer death to further his career. He’s either a fool or a knave. Evil or Stupid.
Either way it’s a red flag.
He’s got baggage.
I’ve interviewed Manti Teo a few times, and for whatever reason, he’s HORRIBLE. Whether he w
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Manti Te'o must wait one more day to find out his future after a tumultuous four months.
The Notre Dame linebacker was not taken in the first round of the NFL draft Thursday. And so fans, and even people who don't normally care about football, will buzz for another 24 hours about the fake girlfriend hoax and its repercussions on his football career.
But what likely dropped...
The scandal involving former Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o is expected to follow him for the rest of his life. And being that the NFL Draft is upon us this weekend, it was only natural for journalists to delve back into what exactly happened.In January, Deadspin broke a story claiming that Te'o's girlfriend, who he believed died of cancer during the season, never existed...
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Peter Schrager says the Notre Dame product will have to wait one
more day for his NFL career to begin.
It must have felt like forever, but Manti Te'o's day finally came early in the second round.He was selected by the San Diego Chargers. So he joins a team some consider to be in turmoil, however he seems to be going in at a good time with San Diego bringing in a new coach with a new system.Can he be a success there? Sure, why not. He can also be a failure.Te'o played for...
A hoax involving a fake girlfriend and a poor performance in the national championship game didn't scare the San Diego Chargers away from picking Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o in the second round of the NFL draft Friday.
Rookie general manager Tom Telesco traded with Arizona to move up seven spots and select Te'o with the 38th pick overall.
Te'o dropped into...
Most of the focus last night was on the tumultuous evening of former West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith. However, Smith wasn't the only high-profile prospect to slide out of the first round. Former Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o also didn't hear his name called on the first day of the NFL Draft, and we'll have to wait until tonight to see how long his slide continues...
One of the big story lines of 2013 NFL Draft was where was Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o was going to be drafted.
Te'o ended up getting drafted by the San Diego Chargers with the 38th overall pick in the second round and well, Manti thought he was getting pranked when he received the call.
That info comes courtesy of Sports Illustrated's Jim Trotter:
The Chargers traded up to pick Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o with the 38th overall pick in the NFL Draft.Fantasy Spin:Te'o was a Heisman Trophy finalist last year at South Bend while leading the Irish to the BCS title game. Te'o fell to the second round because of a bizarre off the field incident but he should still be a solid contributor at the pro level.
Georgia Bulldogs linebackers Jarvis Jones and Alec Ogletree were selected 17th and 30th last night in the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft. Manti Teo from Notre Dame was picked….well, his first draft status was imaginary. I don’t mean to keep piling on Teo….Yes, I do. Two Georgia Bulldogs LBs heard their names called at Radio City Music Hall; and ZERO LBs from Notre Dame came...