Originally written on College Football Universe  |  Last updated 3/26/13
Te'o Feels Good About Pro Day (Video). Many draft experts are projecting Notre Dame ILB Manti Te'o as a mid to late first round pick. Most had Te'o in the top 15 before the BCS National Championship game, but his stock dropped some after his performance in the title game, a weak outing at the NFL combine, and of course, the drama involving the fake girlfriend hoax. With the recent downfalls, Te'o did not need to suffer any more setbacks during his pro day held today. He did run a better 40 time with his top time being 4.69 (Notre Dame's unofficial time) and tallied 21 reps on the 225 lb bench press. Today's work out may have helped him slightly, but his stock looks to remain close to the same as before. "I felt good. I'm at home now," Te'o said. "I was very pleased with how I performed." (Chicago Tribune)  While he does have good on-field reaction and was a solid tackler until he faced Alabama, his athleticism and lack of dynamic ability may hinder him in the NFL. Te'o hauled in sev...
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