ND Irish Insider | June 5, 2015
He came to say goodbye to a fallen friend, but saying hello again to Notre Dame this week coaxed almost as many tears for Manti Te’o.
“This place just means that much to me,” the former All-America linebacker said Thursday evening as he took in the finale to the school’s fantasy football camp at Notre Dame Stadium.
“Definitely looks different. Still have the same memories walking around this place.”
It’s been two years since the 24-year-old Laie, Hawaii, product has been back. And his primary motivation for doing so was Notre Dame professor Robert P. Sedlack Jr., who died in his sleep Saturday at age 47 and whose life was celebrated at a Thursday morning Mass at Sacred Heart Basilica.