Manti Te'o is already getting support from NFL players -- including a Baltimore Ravens linebacker -- who says he would WELCOME Manti to the team with open arms ... 'cause the dude CAN BALL.
TMZ spoke with Ravens linebacker Adrian Hamilton -- who broke the Manti draft dilemma down to our photog.
Photog: Would you want [Manti] on your team?
AH: Is he a good linebacker?
AH: Then why wouldn't we want him?
Hamilton explains that all the drama surrounding "Lennay Kekua" is irrelevant ... 'cause it's what Te'o can do ON the field that matters.
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Draft Manti Te'o
1/31/2013 12:30 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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