February 23, 2013
Embarrassed Manti Te'o comes across as contrite dupe
By JOHN KRYK, QMI Agency

Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o addresses the media Saturday during the NFL scouting combine in Indianapolis. (JOHN KRYK/QMI Agency)

INDIANAPOLIS -- Is it hyperbole to call Manti Te'o one of the most embarrassed humans in history?

Probably. But that's what you get when you might be among the most naive.

How embarrassing has it been since Jan. 16 to be the disgraced Notre Dame linebacker? About as bad as you'd think.

"Definitely, (for) anybody to go through (that). It was definitely embarrassing," the Notre Dame linebacker said Saturday at his NFL scouting combine news conference, five weeks after his infamous 'catfishing' incident became the talk of the cyber and pop-culture worlds.



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