Maybe the coaches saw something there and were right to take a chance on a big guy at a weak position (TE). But you wonder if there was due diligence on Hannah? Did anyone talk to his former high school coach? If so, they might have picked up a hint that Jonathan was a confused young man with weak academics.
Here's what his high school coach, Randy Ledford, told The Fayetteville (NC) Observer when Hannah committed in February 2007: "I hope it turns out well. It’s kind of a surprise, but I hope Jonathan can find a place he wants to be and that he’s successful."
You can say that again, coach.