One of Te’o's new teammates, linebacker Donald Butler, knows for sure he’ll be heckled and made fun of, but as he told The U-T San Diego, he thinks Te’o can handle it.
“I’m sure he’ll get some jabs,” Butler said. “But that comes with being a rookie. He might get a little more because of his situation, but I’m sure he’s man enough to handle it and really grow from it. I don’t think it’s going to be anything over-the-top. It’ll be your normal rookie jokes.”As long as Te’o produces and make plays, that heckling and abuse that he’s scheduled to receive from his new teammates won’t last that long.
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