Manti Te'o: Life after scandal

Manti Te'o begins his NFL career with the San Diego Chargers. Despite his impressive stats at Notre Dame, his reputation is still tainted by the scandal involving a fake girlfriend.


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San Diego Chargers draft pick, inside linebacker Manti Te'o, from Notre Dame, listens to a question during an NFL football news conference held at the Chargers facility Saturday, April 27, 2013 in San Diego. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)
San Diego Chargers draft pick, inside linebacker Manti Te'o, from Notre Dame, listens to a question during an NFL football news conference held at the Chargers facility Saturday, April 27, 2013 in San Diego. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)
San Diego Chargers draft pick, inside linebacker Manti Te'o, from Notre Dame, listens to a question during an NFL football news conference held at the Chargers facility Saturday, April 27, 2013 in San Diego. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)
INDIANAPOLIS, IN - FEBRUARY 25: Manti Te'o of Notre Dame stretches with other linebackers during the 2013 NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 25, 2013 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)
2013 NFL Combine
INDIANAPOLIS, IN - FEBRUARY 25: Manti Te'o of Notre Dame stretches with other linebackers during the 2013 NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 25, 2013 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)
INDIANAPOLIS, IN - FEBRUARY 23: Manti Te'o of Notre Dame speaks to the media during the 2013 NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 23, 2013 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)
2013 NFL Combine
INDIANAPOLIS, IN - FEBRUARY 23: Manti Te'o of Notre Dame speaks to the media during the 2013 NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 23, 2013 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)
In this Jan. 24, 2013, photo provided by CBS Television Distribution/Peteski Productions, talk show host Dr. Phil McGraw, left, interviews Ronaiah Tuiasosopo and his parents Titus and Cheannie Tuiasosopo during taping for the "Dr. Phil Show" in Los Angeles. The program, which aired Thursday, Jan. 31, and Friday, Feb. 1, was the first on-air interview of Ronaiah, the man who allegedly concocted the girlfriend hoax that ensnared Notre Dame football star Manti Te'o. (AP Photo/CBS Television Distribution/Peteski Productions)
In this Jan. 24, 2013, photo provided by CBS Television Distribution/Peteski Productions, talk show host Dr. Phil McGraw, left, interviews Ronaiah Tuiasosopo and his parents Titus and Cheannie Tuiasosopo during taping for the "Dr. Phil Show" in Los Angeles. The program, which aired Thursday, Jan. 31, and Friday, Feb. 1, was the first on-air interview of Ronaiah, the man who allegedly concocted the girlfriend hoax that ensnared Notre Dame football star Manti Te'o. (AP Photo/CBS Television Distribution/Peteski Productions)
In this Jan. 24, 2013, photo provided by CBS Television Distribution/Peteski Productions, talk show host Dr. Phil McGraw, left, interviews Ronaiah Tuiasosopo and his parents Titus and Cheannie Tuiasosopo during taping for the "Dr. Phil Show" in Los Angeles. The program, which aired Thursday, Jan. 31, and Friday, Feb. 1, was the first on-air interview of Ronaiah, the man who allegedly concocted the girlfriend hoax that ensnared Notre Dame football star Manti Te'o. (AP Photo/CBS Television Distribution/Peteski Productions)
In this photo taken on Jan. 22, 2013 and released by ABC Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o, second from left, and his parents Brian and Ottilia, right, listen to host Katie Couric during an interview for "Katie," in New York. Te'o told Couric that he briefly lied about his online girlfriend after discovering she didn't exist, while maintaining that he had no part in creating the hoax. The interview will air on Thursday, Jan. 24. (AP Photo/Disney-ABC, Lorenzo Bevilaqua)
In this photo taken on Jan. 22, 2013 and released by ABC Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o, second from left, and his parents Brian and Ottilia, right, listen to host Katie Couric during an interview for "Katie," in New York. Te'o told Couric that he briefly lied about his online girlfriend after discovering she didn't exist, while maintaining that he had no part in creating the hoax. The interview will air on Thursday, Jan. 24. (AP Photo/Disney-ABC, Lorenzo Bevilaqua)
In this photo taken on Jan. 22, 2013 and released by ABC Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o, second from left, and his parents Brian and Ottilia, right, listen to host Katie Couric during an interview for "Katie," in New York. Te'o told Couric that he briefly lied about his online girlfriend after discovering she didn't exist, while maintaining that he had no part in creating the hoax. The interview will air on Thursday, Jan. 24. (AP Photo/Disney-ABC, Lorenzo Bevilaqua)
This Jan. 22, 2013 photo released by ABC Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o, right, speaking with host Katie Couric during an interview for "Katie," in New York. Te'o has told Katie Couric that he briefly lied about his online girlfriend after discovering she didn't exist, while maintaining that he had no part in creating the hoax. Pressed by Couric to admit that he was in on the deception, Te'o said he believed that his girlfriend Lennay Kekua had died of cancer and didn't lie about it until December. The interview will air on Thursday, Jan. 24. (AP Photo/Disney-ABC, Lorenzo Bevilaqua)
This Jan. 22, 2013 photo released by ABC Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o, right, speaking with host Katie Couric during an interview for "Katie," in New York. Te'o has told Katie Couric that he briefly lied about his online girlfriend after discovering she didn't exist, while maintaining that he had no part in creating the hoax. Pressed by Couric to admit that he was in on the deception, Te'o said he believed that his girlfriend Lennay Kekua had died of cancer and didn't lie about it until December. The interview will air on Thursday, Jan. 24. (AP Photo/Disney-ABC, Lorenzo Bevilaqua)
This Jan. 22, 2013 photo released by ABC Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o, right, speaking with host Katie Couric during an interview for "Katie," in New York. Te'o has told Katie Couric that he briefly lied about his online girlfriend after discovering she didn't exist, while maintaining that he had no part in creating the hoax. Pressed by Couric to admit that he was in on the deception, Te'o said he believed that his girlfriend Lennay Kekua had died of cancer and didn't lie about it until December. The interview will air on Thursday, Jan. 24. (AP Photo/Disney-ABC, Lorenzo Bevilaqua)
BRADENTON, FL - JANUARY 23: Linebacker Manti Te'o (L) of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish works out at IMG Academy on January 23, 2013 in Bradenton, Florida. (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)
Manti Te'o Workout at IMG Academy
BRADENTON, FL - JANUARY 23: Linebacker Manti Te'o (L) of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish works out at IMG Academy on January 23, 2013 in Bradenton, Florida. (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)
BRADENTON, FL - JANUARY 23: Linebacker Manti Te'o of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish works out at IMG Academy on January 23, 2013 in Bradenton, Florida. (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)
Manti Te'o Workout at IMG Academy
BRADENTON, FL - JANUARY 23: Linebacker Manti Te'o of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish works out at IMG Academy on January 23, 2013 in Bradenton, Florida. (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)
BRADENTON, FL - JANUARY 23: Linebacker Manti Te'o of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish works out at IMG Academy on January 23, 2013 in Bradenton, Florida. (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)
Manti Te'o Workout at IMG Academy
BRADENTON, FL - JANUARY 23: Linebacker Manti Te'o of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish works out at IMG Academy on January 23, 2013 in Bradenton, Florida. (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)
BRADENTON, FL - JANUARY 23: Linebacker Manti Te'o of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish works out at IMG Academy on January 23, 2013 in Bradenton, Florida. (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)
Manti Te'o Workout at IMG Academy
BRADENTON, FL - JANUARY 23: Linebacker Manti Te'o of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish works out at IMG Academy on January 23, 2013 in Bradenton, Florida. (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)
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) MANDATORY CREDIT
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) MANDATORY CREDIT
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) MANDATORY CREDIT
In a photo provided by ESPN, Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o listens during an interview with ESPN's Jeremy Schaap, right, 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) MANDATORY
In a photo provided by ESPN, Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o listens during an interview with ESPN's Jeremy Schaap, right, 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) MANDATORY
In a photo provided by ESPN, Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o listens during an interview with ESPN's Jeremy Schaap, right, 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) MANDATORY

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