Saturday, January 19, 2013

Te'o tells ESPN: Not involved in creating hoax (Yahoo! Sports)

Notre Dame Athletic Director Jack Swarbrick speaks to reporters during an NCAA college football news conference regarding a hoax involving linebacker Manti Te'o on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013, in South Bend, Ind. Notre Dame issued a release Wednesday saying a story about 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. (AP Photo/Joe Raymond)

NEW YORK (AP) -- Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o insisted he had no role in the bizarre hoax involving his ''dead'' girlfriend and told ESPN on Friday night that he was duped by a person who has since apologized to him.

Source: Yahoo! Sports - NCAA Football News

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