The Manti Te'o girlfriend hoax story has dominated sports conversation since it broke Wednesday afternoon. Details are still emerging regarding the motivation of the hoax and who exactly was involved, but one thing is certain: Te'o is unlikely to escape the story's reach any time soon. He'll be training for the NFL draft, but the rest of the sports world will still be asking questions about a tragic story that was, apparently, all a lie.


What's your take?

Te'o and Notre Dame athletic director Jack Swarbrick have said in statements that he was the victim of a cruel hoax.

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What do you believe about Manti Te'o and his relationship to the story about his non-existent girlfriend?

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Fall in the draft?

Te'o was a Heisman finalist this season and has been projected to go high in the draft, but this story might scare some teams off.

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If it is proven Manti Te'o was involved in the hoax about his non-existent girlfriend, how much will it hurt his draft stock? (Mel Kiper has Te'o going No. 8 to Bills)

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Would you want him?

Although widely considered one of the finest defensive players in college football, Te'o didn't end up being much of a factor in the Discover BCS National Championship.

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Would you want your favorite team to draft Manti Te'o in the first round?

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