But as a person who regularly engages in both social media and online dating, to say I'm confused and skeptical is an understatement.

There are just so many red flags here that I can't believe one person, let alone an entire family, team, school, and media system didn't catch on sooner.

In addition, Deadspin's assertion that this isn't the first time the guy has misled someone like this makes things even more confusing.

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As CFP said, it's beyond sick, and I really hope Te'o didn't have any part in it. "I sent her roses and sent her two picks along with that," he said.

Terrific reporting by Deadspin, though, either way. Two weeks later, he recalled a moment at Notre Dame Stadium, during a pre game walkthrough, when he noted the time - p.m.

There's always a chance Isaac could be a ILB, so yes it's very possible. I certainly never begrudge a player for choosing the NFL, but in his case I think it might be a mistake, as he's not projected to be anything more than a late rounder (maybe.) With another year as the feature back, he could have potentially improved his draft stock. Luckily, experience is probably less important for RBs than most positions. She was not diagnosed with cancer, did not spend time in the hospital, did not engage in a lengthy battle with leukemia. She did not insist that Manti Te'o play in the Michigan State or Michigan games, and did not request he send white flowers to her funeral. Her brother, Koa, did not inform Manti Te'o that she was dead. Her funeral did not take place in Carson, Calif., and her casket was not closed at 9 a.m. I'd like to believe he got played -- it happens with online relationships -- but that doesn't explain any of the other stuff about him meeting her parents and the like. edit: ahhhhh I'd like to believe he got played -- it happens with online relationships -- but that doesn't explain any of the other stuff about him meeting her parents and the like. However, it could have been some girl drafted by his "friend." I believe that what ND is saying is what they've been told by Te'o and his family and probably what they hope to be the truth. You could also explain him saying he met her at a Stanford game as being a "cover" for him actually meeting her on-line and never having met her, which some people might be embarrassed to admit due to a stigma with on-line dating, especially if they're a big football player in the public eye.

Alabama doesn't seem like a fit for him but stranger things have happened. In ND news, Cierre Wood is forgoing his final year of eligibility to enter the NFL Draft. They have a lot of talent at the RB position, especially if the recruiting class holds, but not much experience. Lennay Kekua did not talk to Manti Te'o every night on the telephone. 10, nor did Brian Te'o congratulate her for this over the telephone. Lennay Kekua's last words to Manti Te'o were not "I love you." A friend of Ronaiah Tuiasosopo told us he was "80 percent sure" that Manti Te'o was "in on it," and that the two perpetrated Lennay Kekua's death with publicity in mind. I didn't see anything that said he met her parents, though he did say he spoke to her on the phone.

With more than 40 million men and women online looking for love, there are bound to be some scam artists out there.