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An investigative report from Deadspin revealed that Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o's girlfriend was really a hoax.
Notre Dame safety Zeke Motta is working hard on the practice field for the East-West Shrine game in hopes of impressing NFL scouts and coaches watching. Motta says he's improving each day with the coaching he's getting at practice and his time at Notre Dame prepared him for this next chapter.
It was reported earlier today that Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o's girlfriend, Lennay Kekua, may have never existed and the story about her death from leukemia was made up to possibly spur his Heisman candidacy.
Coming off the shellacking they took in the BCS National Championship game, Notre Dame was quick to release an official statement regarding the story:
As more and more information comes out you can either believe one of two things.
Either Te’o came up with this on his own to cover up a bigger story or he found out he was being duped and continue to lie to the media.
A student on the Notre Dame campus wrote an op-ed piece on the situation and believes it is the latter.
We all saw this coming. Well, not ALL of this — but enough...
Potentially forever destroying the legacy of the most decorated defensive player in college football history, Deadspin.com reported earlier today that the girlfriend of University of Notre Dame Fighting Irish linebacker Manti Te’o never existed. Days before the 6-foot-2, 255 pound … Continue reading →
Five members of Notre Dame's 2013 class enrolled today and IrishEyes.com recruiting analysts Brian Dohn and Dave Berk take a look at each player.
As Manti Te’o, Notre Dame, and Catfish gain momentum in the national media, we are all left with more questions than answers.
If you have been hibernating for the past 24 hours, had your iPhone on that new “Do Not Disturb” setting, or simply don’t care enough about sports to view ESPN 24/7, then you can find out about the incident here, here, and here.
As more facts continue...
Tweet If you recall during the college football season, Heisman trophy runner-up and Notre Dame star linebacker Manti Te’o revealed a touching story about the death of his girlfriend Lennay Kekua, who was supposedly a student at Stanford. Apparently, according to a brilliantly in-depth story by Deadspin‘s Timothy Burke and Jack Dickey, Te’o's girlfriend never existed. [...]
The latest edition of the "Notre Dame Recruiting Blog" has updates on a number of 2013 recruits planning visits to campus, and fallout from Oregon's coaching situation.
Notre Dame says a story about Manti Te'o's girlfriend dying, which he said inspired him to play better as he helped the Fighting Irish get to the BCS title game, turned out to be a hoax apparently perpetrated against the linebacker.
The university issued a news release Wednesday after Deadspin.com reported it could find no record of Lennay Kekua existing.
Not once but twice after he supposedly discovered his online girlfriend of three years never even existed, Notre Dame All-American linebacker Manti Te'o perpetuated the heartbreaking story about her death.
An Associated Press review of news coverage found that the Heisman Trophy runner-up talked about his doomed love in a Web interview on Dec. 8 and again in a newspaper interview...
The rumor-mill known as Deadspin dropped a bombshell of a story when they reported that Notre Dame’s Manti Te’o and the inspiring tale of him playing through the death of his cancer-riddled girlfriend was actually a hoax.
Not only was the story a hoax, they claim the so-called girlfriend never existed at all.
This comes just a couple of weeks after Alabama’s thrashing of Notre...