Saturday, October 17, 2009

BYU Dismisses Safety Te'o

BYU has dismissed defensive back Shiloah Te’o from the team after a violation of team rules.

The school did not elaborate on the situation.

Te’o, a 5-foot-10, 206-pound sophomore from Laie, Hawaii, has played in all of BYU’s games this season as a reserve safety. He has five tackles, including one tackle for a loss.

Last season, Te’o played in 11 games on special teams recording five tackles and one fumble recovery.

Te’o is the cousin of Notre Dame freshman linebacker Manti Te’o.

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