In an interview with Katie Couric, Manti Te'o says that he did lie about his girlfriend but only for a month. You know, until everyone found out and he was forced to admit the truth. Manti says he did not lie until December. That left about a month until Deadspin broke the story last week. See, I think Manti got hoaxed, but I also think he is not totally innocent here but at least he is coming clean about it. He didn't have to say anything. He can lie to anyone he wants to as long as it is not the police. It is not like he had to tell the truth before some team is going to draft him to play for them.