LOS ANGELES (AP) — The woman who was unknowingly the face of Lennay Kekua said the man who concocted the hoax confessed he wanted to end the ruse that snared Notre Dame star Manti Te’o many times before it unraveled.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — 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 story about her death.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — A story that Notre Dame football star Manti Te’o’s girlfriend had died of leukemia, which inspired him to help lead the Fighting Irish to the BCS championship game, was a hoax against the linebacker.