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impressed with the young man so far, this would be a tough interview at best
I never saw the interview. Please tell me what u find impressive about him.
He's impressively gay
impressed the young man had enough courage to volunteer to interview, and handle it in a classy manner. Example when asked about the NC game he reflected to Alabama being a better team. For the down votes has any one on this board ever considered he is just a honest, gullible and naive young man? Not ever player for every team is a street cred thud. Do I think he is as good of a player as advertised? No, I think he is a late first or second round player.
Well I didn't down vote you but I still have a hard time believing that. A star CFB player dating a girl for three years that he has never met. Sure I have met gullible people bit that's taking to a new level of weird. I just don't think it's possible.
Deciding otherwise isn't necessarily the same thing as failing to consider.
It just turns out that most of us are not gullible and naive enough to buy the cover-up.
"That's the way it goes. But don't forget, it goes the other way too."
So the other scenario is that you believe he orchestrated a huge scandal. So a couple years ago he thought he would be up for the heisman his senior year and then decided the best day to kill off his girlfriend was on the same day his grandma died?
Which do you believe is more possible?
To put things in perspective this is the same guy that believes he can dance around on the field before game day and summon the gods to help him on the field. Gullible doesn't begin to define this guy.
I mean there are people everyday that give away their life savings to people on the internet they have never met. Maybe I'm gullible but I just don't see it being as far fetched as some believe.
This post was edited by cwaters2 14 months ago
Was it gullible or dishonest to make up the story about meeting her after the ND Stanford game and taking her to Hawaii?
Never said he wasn't being dishonest. In fact, in other threads I have said I thought he was dishonest. I just don't believe the kid orchestrated a story that started 3 years ago and ended on the same day his grandma died.
I think he thought he met a girl online and at times thought what he was doing was weird. The media got the story of the GF dying on the same day as his grandma and made a huge deal out of it. And then like most people he embellished a story for more attention.
It was all a lie. Not one thing he said about the story has been fact. So to say he made up a story 2 years ago is ridiculous. It isn't true so he made it up in April. No he didn't know it would lead to the Heisman but he did know it would lead to a helluva lot of face time for the pro teams to see. It blew up in his face with the Heisman and the NC getting more exposure. If Deadspin or another media outlet doesn't break the story we never hear that it all was a lie. He was riding the story even "after he found out the truth". As far as people giving their life savings away to people on the internet, I agree people do that. Although those people have a half functioning brain I tend to believe that Te'o has a functional brain
This post was edited by BamaTaint 14 months ago
I'm sure you're right. His pastor and family made up these telephones calls they have had the last few years to cover him up.
Also, he decided I want to tarnish my grandma's reputation and life by faking a death and taking away from her on the day she died. This way I can get more attention. I haven't been in any heisman talk but if I fake this I'm sure I will be.
I'm sure a guy that everyone has commented on as being a great guy schemed this up.
If you put it that way then neither sound that plausible. Three years? I am a guy, I went to college. Three fcking years of jacking off in your dorm room as a star football player to someone that didn't exist. Never even tried Facetime or skype or whatever the hell people use now?
Obviously did not meet her when he played at Stanford in 2011 where she supposedly went to school? He didn't meet her and didn't think - "well that's weird?". Then he told reporters he did meet her, a blatant lie.
Maybe it started for another reason and he decided to kill her off when it got out of control. I don't know and i don't really care but yea call me extremely skeptical.
This post was edited by manbearpig7 14 months ago
So, in your opinion he should have come out 2 weeks before the NC game and said he got a phone call?
I'm sure no one would be bashing him for that then. Taking the limeout away from his team and their accomplishments and causing a distraction for himself and the team.
I totally think he thought it was weird. Which is why when the media kept asking him about it he kept going with the story.
Sure I think he was dishonest. I just find it hard to believe that he decided to kill her off on the same day his grandma died. Thus, taking all the attention away from her and onto something he made up. If you have ever lost someone close to you then you know how tough that is. To think then that he thought now I'm going to make this other death up is just hard for me to believe.
I think it was the other guy pulling all the strings. I think Teo thought it was weird. I'm sure he tried to break away a time or two. Then of course this dude makes up a car wreck to bring him back in, then cancer, then a grandma's death, and then finally when Teo's grandma is sick and dying this girlfriend all of a sudden dies.
Teo is far from innocent. Embellished a lot of it and surely enjoyed the attention.
Also, I highly doubt he didn't have girls in college that visited him from time to time. It wouldn't be the first time a guy was getting laid while his GF was somewhere else.
This post has been edited 2 times, most recently by cwaters2 14 months ago
complete fraud. not impressed with him at all
You know whatever. I am extremely skeptical and think he might have had a hand in all this nonsense...just from what I have read. I agree that the argument that he knew about it the whole time has a lot of holes in it as well. Neither make any sense to me. He did tell reporters that he meet her in person after the ND Stanford game and had a fairly detailed story about that meeting. That was lie and he knew it was lie and he knew they were going to print it and if he really believed that this person existed he also knew that she could easily confirm it was a lie which is weird. Very very weird.
Bingo!!! We have a winner!!!
Telling 7 different stories to cover your ass destroys any theory of honesty.
Particularly when his original story was that he did meet her. His dad also claimed to have met her.
This is the same guy that said he met the girl after the Sansford game and flew to Hawaii with her to hang out and let me meet his parents. He was in on it from the start. I still say he's laying pipe.
You left off the University of Notre Shame.
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