NFL teams knew going into the 2010 draft that there were concerns when it came to Florida tight end Aaron Hernandez.
Excessive marijuana use, a short fuse, shadowy friends from his Connecticut hometown who made visits to Gainesville – they were well known. It was also known that Hernandez was generally regarded as a hard worker on the field, and his talent and versatility were evident.
In light of this week’s events, one NFL scout opened up his team’s pre-draft file on Hernandez on Thursday, and one section in particular stood out.
“Self-esteem is quite low; not well-adjusted emotionally, not happy, moods unpredictable, not stable, doesn’t take much to set him off, but not an especially jumpy guy,” the scout read from the file. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.