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Notre Dame linebacker’s dead
girlfriend appears to be … a giant
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Bonkers: Tragic story of
Notre Dame linebacker’s dead
girlfriend appears to be … a giant
hoax; Update: Te’o issues statement

Hot Air, by Allahpundit

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Posted By:StormCnter, 1/17/2013 4:49:16 AM

Normally I’d stick a non-political link in Headlines or the Greenroom but odds are good that this is the most gripping, mind-bending post you’ll read on the Internet this year. You don’t have to know or like college football to follow it. If it were a movie, it’d be “Vertigo,” not “Rudy.” I’m not even going to excerpt it. Just read it, and pay attention to the timeline of Te’o´s relationship with “Kekua” near the beginning. There’s no way he wasn’t in on it, right? Who else could the details of the relationship have come from?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Sfacheem, 1/17/2013 6:02:54 AM     (No. 9121589)

Even if you were to take Manti Te´o at his word--is this the guy you want running your defense in the NFL?

His draft stock will drop like a stone in water.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: kanphil, 1/17/2013 6:10:55 AM     (No. 9121595)

If I were a real cynic, I would say that the girl was no more imaginary than Notre Dame´s #1 ranking at the time, the proof being their no show at the Alabama game. But, that aside, this situation apparently is not unique. There was a woman on Midnight Radio this morning who described at length and in detail a similar relationship her son had. The woman had hired a professional investigator who to date has not been able to find any trace of the internet lover. The internet generates many strange things.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: varkdriver, 1/17/2013 6:19:21 AM     (No. 9121598)

Please tell me his first clue was the headline: "Sophomore Dies In Kiln Explosion"??

I hope folks under 40 will get the reference. If not, can you find three dates for my friends?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Antiquegolf, 1/17/2013 6:57:09 AM     (No. 9121629)

Poster 3 , "that fawn, she´s such a minx!"

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Reply 5 - Posted by: NJVol, 1/17/2013 8:14:39 AM     (No. 9121701)

"Dreams from my Girlfriend"? What´s with it with Hawaiians and made-up lives?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: thelmalou, 1/17/2013 8:19:21 AM     (No. 9121709)

I saw a funny internet meme thing with that photo of AJ McCarron and his girlfriend Katherine Webb (you know the one Musberger likes), and the caption said, "SEC - Real Football, Real Girlfriends". hahahahahaa


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Reply 7 - Posted by: pomom, 1/17/2013 8:22:21 AM     (No. 9121714)

Wow, the media really CAN find out about someone´s past and report on it when they want to!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: T-Bubba, 1/17/2013 10:48:52 AM     (No. 9121983)

"...what a lively sense of humor!"

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Reply 9 - Posted by: smcchk, 1/17/2013 11:30:38 AM     (No. 9122072)

The story is bizarre but, as a possible explanation, Te´o is a Mormon. There aren´t many Mormon girls (probably 0) at ND. Perhaps trying to stay true to his religious tenets, he was lonely and vulnerable to this kind of "relationship." My 82 year old mother and I knew something was wrong with him at the BCS game. He´s got great heart and spirit and if you want to say something nasty about him or ND, take it up with my mom!

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