" Here’s what gets me: Te’o didn’t break any laws. He didn’t kill anyone. He wasn’t involved in dog fighting. He didn’t sexually assault a woman. He didn’t get busted for drunken driving. He didn’t steal computers from a public school. He didn’t get kicked off the team for breaking team rules. He didn’t beat up anyone. He didn’t fail multiple drug tests. The last five items on that list, by the way, were done by other players at this year’s Combine.
The All-American linebacker got duped. The finalist for the Heisman Trophy got suckered. The winner of the Senior CLASS Award, which goes to the player who shines brightest on the field, classroom and community, got conned. If that makes you feel good, if it makes you giggle, then good for you. "