Originally Posted by DaneMcCloud
The university had to know. They were out there pimping him to Heisman voters and feeding the story to NBC. It's just part of their hype machine and they got busted along with Te'o.
I'm sure they did.
But hell, at this point either come clean or lie well
. This half-lie crap isn't going to do you any good. In fact, a half-assed coverup is the worst possible scenario for them.
If I'm ND's bosses here, I issue a non-statement about how this is a shock to the department and an issue to be resolved by Manti and his family, then I slink off into the darkness and hope the pitchforks follow him instead of me.
I don't go out there and issue moronic defense of him.