Manti Te'o Helps Draft Stock at Notre Dame Pro Day

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) -- Manti Te'o ran a little better on his home field than he did at the NFL combine, lowering his 40-yard time by more than a tenth of a second during Notre Dame's pro day.

The Heisman Trophy runner-up posted a best time of 4.69 on Tuesday, bettering the disappointing mark of 4.82 he put up at the combine in Indianapolis last month.

Te'o says he was pleased by his performance, saying he expected to run faster. He attributed the faster time to being on a practice field where he's comfortable, surrounded by people he knows.

Te'o says he's met with some NFL teams, saying they've asked about his highly-publicized online romance that turned out to be a hoax. He says some ask about it briefly, others go more in depth.


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
WTVY-TV 285 N Foster Street Dothan, AL 36303 334-792-3195
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 200114551 - wtvy.com/a?a=200114551