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The mystery woman who had her identity stolen in this elaborate hoax inside edition get an exclusive video of 23 year old -- O'Meara.
Who became the face some anti -- fake girlfriend and she doesn't even know him.
So how did she end up in photos as a so called girlfriend.
Well it turns out she went to school of the man allegedly behind the hoax.
And tonight we're learning more about that alleged mastermind CBS sports commentator Tim Brando as host of college football today.
He joins is Tim I understand that the man behind the hoax made a phone call to someone at his church is that right.
That's what we're hearing -- But frankly this is as difficult to story is I've ever had to decipher.
In my thirty plus years of covering intercollegiate athletics.
And I will say this based on what you just heard a moment ago from the gentleman from TMZ.
This may be what our modern day Internet athletes culture's all about but were all still on the learning curve.
And and I think that at this stage as we move forward.
There should be more about what what what the future holds for those that are being targeted because.
It doesn't matter whether you're -- football player or just someone that successful in any in any profession you're gonna be a target at this stage I don't think there's any doubt about that.
Aren't you met men tied tail on December 8 what's your impression of him.
Very good everything that I thought that.
His pre pre pre advertisements were all about.
Just yes sir no sir kind of individual.
The Heisman finalists all came to our studio on the day of the army navy game which was the same day that the Heisman trust would give -- that the trophy that night.
The question was asked by my.
-- colleague Spencer Tillman of him about the situation.
With the grandmother and his.
And his girlfriend and I will tell you that even -- his body language at the time now that I've looked back at the tape was a bit in different.
And I did not notice it obviously until after I went back and look at the tape.
And he was maybe not the Heisman runner up but he also won six other major awards including -- Lombardi award.
And character in discipline all comes into play with many of these awards.
And I think it's incumbent upon him as soon as possible.
To speak up.
Not wait necessarily for the NFL draft -- to be vetted by all of these general managers because yes he's going to be a first round draft pick.
I think that there are a lot of concerns from.
Those people those that governing bodies of those particular awards in their trusts.
With regard to what he did or didn't know after he got that call on December the sixth.
About talent but he -- -- today's grand -- but I may never in the minority but -- I think of -- only 220 yeah and went you know this is -- -- if we knew something about it.
That was really stupid if he got duped and that was pretty stupid but he is only 22.
Let him cannot make a statement.
Didn't they arrest someone and move on give him operate well I just Toni TO Greta I'm right.
They're with yeah -- -- got a daughter that's 22 years of age I understand what can happen in anybody in our culture that successful.
Is what the rest of the country apparently wants to bring down we live -- a world where good is bad and bad is good.
And I think that may anti tale of -- thing he's guilty of not even today.
But beyond that it becomes okay once you did know -- you understood what was at stake financially.
That's where the question comes into play.
It's a little bit like that theory of the last investors in the Bernie Bernie Madoff.
Ponzi scheme if it was just about embarrassment and you couldn't go there.
Come out and tell us that because I think most of America would understand it.
But until such time as he does it.
I think he -- Hume.
Is gonna continue to fall he needs to come out -- answer what the athletic director -- Warburg said.
And that is tell his side of the story the athletic directors already put Notre Dame.
On the hook with him they are all in.
It's time that -- -- -- come forward.
And once he does a Leon here in Delhi I'll listen we not talk about let's say -- the live along we're understanding as well then -- -- -- -- absolutely and thank you you -- -- And we want to hear from anti Taylor as badly as his fellow Notre Dame students Notre Dame president body.
The student body president -- wrote -- says when the anti speaks the entire campus will stop and listen Brack joins us.
Brett didn't tell me -- -- and tell me out of what was your thought when you heard this news.
Thanks Simeon grad when I hear the news Wednesday afternoon I was shocked and confused -- reading the article on that -- Trying to see what had happened in the story.
I think it was students had more questions than answers and -- started to speculate.
On what actually happens.
Fortunately for us.
Our athletic director checks -- Rick.
I have the press conference was -- night.
-- -- questions were answered and obviously we saw some questions but one man -- comes forward and toss aside the story I think we'll hear the final answers.
Isn't that the students are rallying around him so to speak or the students who are scandalized and off and don't serve -- Putting him off to the side.
You have right now let's say a majority of students are behind -- -- believing that in this story and believing that he was a victim of this cruel hoax.
That being said soon still have a few questions but they believe one man tyco's forward and speaks to real answer those and we'll be able to keep our full faith in them.
I tell -- the one thing that I thought was the -- -- stories they'd have a boyfriend or girlfriend on the Internet we have never mapped out is that something that -- it is -- you do yours answers standard operating procedure and I can have a boyfriend or girlfriend on the Internet.
And in college and yet.
Never meet the person.
Yeah I think he'll be -- -- -- this year that has point of view but with my generation a lot more relationships have been started on the and then that.
So I don't think it's that out of the ordinary for him to meet a -- online and continue relationship through the Internet.
But at some point you want I'm seeing the person meet the person I was so -- -- -- -- seat in -- been introduced to the person.
And communicate any Internet but I you know after -- -- say thank you might want to see the person.
Yeah exactly and that will be -- -- -- -- when I'm anti toss aside Astoria -- -- Be a part of football team he had to be and self vandalized in a lot different -- such -- -- the summer.
So maybe wasn't able to meet him but I'll definitely conscious -- -- hear his side of the story.
One instance here it is well and I and I hope that you know -- and as I said earlier to our other -- to say here I hope that once have I heard it you know was -- -- move on them.
Trying to -- to seems old TO but some pretty much everybody else's you know with bend area it's it's young anyway at any candidate who has some bad judgment tea anyway.
Bret thank you -- -- -- -- --
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