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Te'o deemed No. 2; Goal is Still No. 1

Photo Courtesy US Presswire: Cashore

Senior linebacker Manti Te'o's week-long awards ceremony encountered its first silver medal Saturday at the Downtown Athletic Club. Gold remains his ultimate goal.

Manti Te'o was recognized Saturday night as the nation's second most outstanding player. He has less than a month to re-sharpen his singular focus for the 2012 season: a BCS Championship for his beloved Fighting Irish. Te'o finished with 1,706 votes (321 first-place) to winner Johnny Manziel's 2,029 (474). The A&M redshirt-freshman is the only first-year player to win the Heisman Trophy in the...

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