Say what you want about Manti Te’o and all his embarrassing moments, he’s a well liked guy.
Te’o has moved past the dead girlfriend hoax to gain the respect of his Chargers teammates, and a starting job at linebacker.
Te’o also has a lot fans buys his #50 Chargers uniform. Te’o leads all rookies in jersey sales according to ESPN.com.
Following him in rookie sales were Rams receiver Tavon Austin, Bills quarterback EJ Manuel, Vikings receiver Cordarrelle Patterson and Packers running back Eddie Lacy. Notably, that top-five list does not include Jets quarterback Geno Smith.