Far afield: Hei5man

Manti Te'o, Heisman candidateJason Kelly '95 | Dec. 6, 2012 | Notre Dame Magazine


Manti Te’o is the main character in a bedtime story that helps everyone involved with college football sleep at night. He’s a great player, he seems like one of the all-time good guys and he endured traumatic personal losses this season with inspiring grace. But that doesn’t make him a Heisman Trophy candidate.

I’ve heard pundits talk about his “story” as a reason to support Te’o for the award, a point of view that reduces the Heisman presentation to a very special episode of Around the Horn. As impressive a person as Te’o appears to be, that’s the least of his credentials to be named college football’s best player.

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 by Daily Domer Staff

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