Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 11/16/14
Manti Te'o is coming off a very good season to end a very good collegiate career at Notre Dame. Te'o, a 6'2" inside linebacker, started 49 games for the Fighting Irish over the past four seasons where he amassed 437 tackles, 34 tackles for a loss, 8.5 sacks, two forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries, 17 passes defensed, and seven interceptions. Te'o was a fiery leader for the Irish who ended up in the hunt for the HeismanIt would seem his play on the field impressed, at least most, experts, as he found himself among the top 10 overall draft prospects on many draft boards for the 2013 NFL Draft. Several analysts have Te'o listed as their top inside line backer coming out of college. Prior to recent media events, Te'o was a consensus first round talent.Things start to become a little murkier, however, when one starts to examine the line backer's personal life. While all the facts are not yet known, it would seem that Te'o has either been the victim a a very elaborate and heartless hoa...
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