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Mortensen on Mangino

Joe Mortensen (Steve Puppe photo)

Joe Mortensen has rarely been afraid to speak his mind. But the former Kansas linebacker, now a member of the New York Sentinels in the United Football League, said he often found himself holding his tongue during weekly press conferences.

"You know me," Joe Mortensen said. "I always wanted to be outright. But whenever I was asked about Coach Mangino, I always felt like I had to put on a front." "I'm going to put this out there," Mortensen said. "I'm not a saint. I got an MIP (Minor In Possession) as a freshman, I got in trouble a couple times. I'm no saint. But I always worked hard, and I always gave 100 percent in everything I...

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