BY AMIE JUST | Staff writer
Positive messages written in black in covered the white sneakers resting in Manti Te'o's locker.
The theme: believe in yourself.
Nearly a year after the New Orleans Saints let him walk as a free agent, the linebacker is back with the franchise.
But he even admits he didn't know if he'd make it back — here or anywhere.
"Honestly, I wasn't sure if I was gonna play football again," Te'o said. "With how everything went down last year ... and me not getting picked...