Found June 12, 2013 on Midwest Sports Fans:
San Diego Chargers rookie linebacker Manti Te’o finally spoke to the media after mini-camp on Tuesday. The Notre Dame product had his first press conference and took questions from assembled reporters after not speaking publicly since rookie mini-camp on May 10. Te’o has largely been kept off-limits since being drafted by the Chargers in the second round (38th overall pick) of the 2013 NFL Draft. San Diego’s new head coach Mike McCoy has kept Te’o quiet, fearing the rookie would be inundated with questions not related to football. On Tuesday most of the questions asked had to do with football, his fit with the Chargers and what has been the biggest adjustment going from college to the NFL. Te’o had the following to say about putting his personal issues behind him: “When we’re out on the football field, everything else doesn’t matter. Thankfully for me, I’m surrounded by a bunch of teammates who have really pushed me to be better. All they care about is that No. 50 is working his bu...
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