This is crazy. ABC reports:
Notre Dame Athletic Director Jack Swarbrick cited the documentary “Catfish” in trying to explain how he said star linebacker Manti Te’o became the victim of an elaborate hoax that duped him into believing that his online girlfriend died during the 2012 college football season.
For Te’o, 21, the scam was allegedly worse. The Hawaiian said during the season that his girlfriend, Lennay Kekua, died of leukemia in September on the same day Te’o's grandmother died, triggering an outpouring of support for Te’o at Notre Dame and in the media.