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Damaging silence

Manti Te'o should speak out for the sake of his reputation, sports agents say

By Ferd Lewis

The longer Manti Te'o waits to tell his story, the more Notre Dame's All-American linebacker fights a losing public opinion battle, sports agents say. "If what he is saying is true, that he was a victim of a hoax, he should've come out right away and spoken," said Kenny Zuckerman of Priority Sports, which has represented more than 30 NFL first-round draft picks.

The longer Manti Te'o waits to tell his story, the more Notre Dame's All-American linebacker fights a losing public opinion battle, sports agents say.

"If what he is saying is true, that he was a victim of a hoax, he should've come out right away and spoken," said Kenny Zuckerman of Priority Sports, which has represented more than 30 NFL first-round draft picks. Login for more...



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