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WWN has learned that Notre Dame’s Manti Te’o is not from Hawaii.  He’s from a wealthy Mexican family!


Manti Te’o got duped into believing he had an online girlfriend. broke the story yesterday.   But WWN learned today more shocking news about the Notre Dame linebacker who is about to turn pro – he’s not from Hawaii.   It’s another fraud that he may be involved in.


Manti’s really name is Manny Torres and he was born and raised in Monterrey, Mexico – the richest town in the country.   “Manny is laughing all the way to the NFL,” said childhood friend, Alberto Colinas.  “There were a lot of people involved in that whole I-am-from-Hawaii thing.  We laughed about it every day.  Manny has never even been to Hawaii.  He never even left Mexico. And his parents are both from Guatemala.”

Apparently, Manti thought that if he pretended he was of Samoan descent he would have a better chance of getting a college scholarship.  “How many Mexicans get scholarships to play college football?  Come on, now,” said friend Marco deAndrade.  “He knew he had no shot at college as a Mexican, so he became Hawaiian.  And it has worked out well for him.”



NBC Sports Director, Greg Hayes, told WWN the network was duped by Manti (Manny) and his family.  “We fell for the whole lei thing pretty hard.  We never even thought to send a reporter to Oahu to check up on him.  Even President Obama thought Manti was from Hawaii.  It was all one big hoax.”

The question the NCAA is asking is about this: what did Notre Dame know and when did they know it?

“Did they know he wasn’t from Hawaii?  Did they play along so that they could get the fans united with leis?  Have they played pranks on fans before?  Was Charlie Weis really a football coach?”  There’s so many questions and angles we need to investigate,” said Hayes.


WWN has also learned that Manti’s imaginary girlfriend, Lennay Kekua, who was found alive is now – dead again.  WWN sends it’s condolences to Manny…