March 6, 2008

There's more to Te'o

Manti is many things. Named after a Nephite warrior in the Book of Mormon, Manti is an ancient city and a temple of faith.

Manti is power through belief; physically, mentally and emotionally. In short, there's more to the name than meets the eye, and this stands true for Laie (Hawaii) five-star linebacker Manti Te'o.

His 2007 junior highlight tape emerged on YouTube last winter, filled with great runs and bone-jarring hits. But the music and images presented by Te'o are more than skin deep.

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