If helping coverup a double murder doesn't hurt your NFL career, you really think a fake girlfriend story hurts Teo's chance to play?
What we learned today? Notre Dame will hire Private Investigators for Catfish stories, but not sexual assault cases.
Peter Burns said it better than I could. I think Te'o was in on it, for whatever reason. People lie, that's just a fact of life, even people that you would think have no reason to lie.