Originally written on Larry Brown Sports  |  Last updated 11/18/14
Former Stanford defensive tackle Matthew Masifilo thinks Manti Te’o was truly duped by his fake girlfriend. Masifilo, who played at Stanford from 2007-2011 and signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in November, claims Te’o was always asking Stanford players if they knew his mystery girlfriend. Got to believe Te’o was the victim here.He would always ask us if we knew his mystery girl after we’d play them…. — Matthew Masifilo (@MMasifilo) January 17, 2013 For what it’s worth, Masifilo is half Tongan and half Hawaiian. He played high school football in Hawaii. Based on what he’s saying Te’o may have been duped by someone. Either that, or he was so deep into his web of lies, he would go to these extremes to keep up the story. Previously: Manti Te’o’s dead girlfriend reportedly was a hoax Previously: Manti Te’o, Notre Dame statements claim LB was victim of hoax Previously: Catfish’s Nev Schulman says he is working on Manti Te’o story The post Ex-Stanford DT Matthew Masifilo says Manti Te’o was always asking if they knew his girlfriend appeared first on Larry Brown Sports. Related posts: Notre Dame AD Jack Swarbrick: Manti Te’o got call from dead girlfriend Catfish’s Nev Schulman says he is working on Manti Te’o story Manti Te’o, Notre Dame statements claim LB was victim of hoax
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