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Notre Dame campaigning Manti for Heisman?

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MANTI TE'O
Heisman – Maxwell – Walter Camp – Bednarik – Nagurski – Butkus – Lombardi – Lott – Senior CLASS – National Scholar-Athlete – Academic All-America Finalist – All-America Team
 
98 tackles – 5.5 tackles for loss – 1.5 sacks – 6 interceptions – 4 pass breakups – 2 fumble recoveries
 
3.32 cumulative GPA – Set to graduate from Notre Dame this December in 3.5 years
 
TEAM INFO
·      Captain of No. 1 ranked team in the nation
·      Helped lead Notre Dame to 11-0 record for first time in 23 years
·      Undefeated at home for first time in 14 years
·      Defeated three teams currently ranked in top 20
 
DEFENSIVE INFO
·      Leader of a defense that ranks No. 1 in scoring defense (10.1 points/game), No. 6 in total defense (287.8 yards/game), No. 5 in rushing defense (92.2 yards/game) and No. 11 in pass efficiency defense (104.6)
·      Guides a defense of historic proportions as only 2 FBS defenses in the last 10 years have allowed fewer points per game than this year's Notre Dame defense
·      Have held 5 of 11 opponents without a TD this year
·      8 of 11 opponents held to 300 yards or less
 
INDIVIDUAL INFO
·      Has forced 8 turnovers this year (6 INT and 2 fumble recoveries) – entering this weekend only 1 FBS player had generated more takeaways
·      On pace to become only the 2nd Notre Dame player to record at least 100 tackles in 3 consecutive seasons
·      Ranks 3rd in Notre Dame history with 422 career tackles and ranks 2nd among all active FBS players in career tackles
·      Only 1 FBS linebacker since 2001 has recorded more INT in a season than Te'o
·      3 of 6 Te'o INT have been vs. teams ranked in top 25 – tied for most in the country entering the weekend
·      Played a hand in 10 of 21 turnovers forced by the Irish this year (6 INT, 2 fumble recoveries, 2 QB hurries that directly led to INT)
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