Who was the alleged perpetrator in the Lizzy Seeberg incident involving a Notre Dame football player?
Anyone who covers Notre Dame football has known the answer to this question since it happened in the fall of 2010. This was a poorly kept secret. And it wasn’t just a secret within media close to the program, anyone who cared to Google the name Prince Shembo would eventually stumble across the rumors that he was indeed the player who supposedly committed the sexual crime against Lizzy Seeberg, right before she committed suicide. Notre Dame police didn’t interview Shembo until 15 days after Seeberg’s death.
Of course, legally, no one in media could publish his name- until now.
Prince Shembo said at the NFL Scouting Combine today that he has nothing to hide, nothing to be ashamed of. And obviously the local authorities felt the same way since he has never been charged with a crime. Shembo addressed these allegations publicly for the first time as potential NFL teams interviewed him at...