Leading the Irish Is a Hands-On Learning Experience
By TIM ROHAN - Published: October 28, 2012
NORMAN, Okla. — There sat Notre Dame’s pillar of consistency, Manti Te’o, espousing the reasons the Fighting Irish had been unbeaten and planned to remain so: determination, attention to detail, humility. Barreling into running backs or angling into coverage, he has been ever-present and ever dependable for a defense that had routinely saved the Notre Dame offense. Until Saturday night.