Even though Tuiasosopo has “set the record straight” (puns!) and has proven Theory #1 to be “correct,” I’m still confused. Call me a pessimist or a conspiracy theorist, but I’m calling bull on the Te’o story.
For a college football program seeking redemption after years of underperforming, Te’o wasn’t just their star. He was their symbol. But this Wednesday, Deadspin revealed that Manti Te’o’s “tragic dead girlfriend” story was a hoax.