Some big news came out today regarding the 2012 NFL Draft and one of the class’ top linebackers. Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o announced today at the Lott IMPACT Trophy awards banquet in Newport Beach, California that he would return for his senior season.
Te’o was considered a surefire first-rounder and could have been selected in the top 15. With his return, Boston College’s Luke Kuechly could see his stock rise even more. This is just the early wave of news regarding the declarations and returns for the draft eligible underclassmen, so be sure to stay close to NFL Spin Zone for the latest and up-to-date news.