The family of Ronaiah Tuiasosopo — Manti Te’o’s longtime friend who is accused of creating the girlfriend hoax embroiling the Notre Dame linebacker — is apparently ready to open up.
Manti Te’o, the Notre Dame linebacker embroiled in a controversy involving a hoax he says he had no part in, has broken his silence.
Dupe or dope?
Notre Dame star Manti Te’o, the alleged victim of hoax involving his dead girlfriend, is expected to address the media Thursday about the scandal.
The story captivated the nation.
If you were watching the BCS National Championship game last night, you probably got bored after the first quarter because Alabama totally dominated the Notre Dame Fighting Irish.
Alabama is heading back to the national championship game — by a mere 4 yards.
Theo Riddick rushed for 146 yards and a touchdown, Kyle Brindza kicked five field goals, and No. 1 Notre Dame secured a spot in the BCS championship game with a 22-13 victory over Southern California on Saturday night.
Coach Brian Kelly was doing the same thing Notre Dame fans around the country were doing last Saturday night, flipping back and forth between the Kansas State and Oregon games and cheering loudly for one of the top two teams in the BCS standings to lose so the Fighting Irish could have a shot at the title game.
Name-calling is the least of Notre Dame’s worries these days.
Southern California linebacker Chris Galippo has apologized for claiming Notre Dame quit in the final minutes of the 20th-ranked Trojans’ victory in South Bend last weekend.
Jawanza Starling returned a fumbled snap 80 yards for a third-quarter touchdown and Matt Barkley passed for three scores Saturday night as Southern California beat Notre Dame 31-17 to end the Irish’s four-game winning streak.
For the first night game at Notre Dame Stadium in 21 years, the Fighting Irish will wear sparkly new helmets and perhaps green jerseys, all to spice up a rivalry that has seldom needed it.
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Cierre Wood has the job of starting running back at Notre Dame — for now.