In a photo provided by ESPN, Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o pauses during an interview with ESPN on Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, in Bradenton, Fla. ESPN
In a photo provided by ESPN, Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o pauses during an interview with ESPN on Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, in Bradenton, Fla. ESPN says Te'o maintains he was never involved in creating the dead girlfriend hoax. He said in the off-camera interview: "When they hear the facts they'll know. They'll know there is no way I could be a part of this." (AP Photo/ESPN Images, Ryan Jones)