Transcript for Manti Te'o Attends NFL Tryout Weekend, Reporters Follow
manti te'o suffered an acute case of public embarrassment over that fake girlfriend hoax. Reporters shooting questions at him about the effects of that scandal. Reporter: Good morning. Manti te'o said during the entire ordeal one of the hardest parts was just walking through the grocery store getting stared at by strangs. Now, he says that he's not embarrassed anymore, he's moved on and focused on football. The media at the biggest tryout of his life had other ideas. Getting his first glimpse what life could be like as a pro. This is pretty crazy. Reporter: Manti te'o was mobbed by hundreds of reporters saturday at an nfl draft event. I have been -- I have been in front of a few cameras. Rep THE FORMER NOTRE Dame linebacker in indianapolis to showcase his athleticism in front of potential nfl employers, was instead forced to answer questions about a girlfriend that never existed. There was just a whirlwind of stuff. You let the chaos die down. Reporter: It was his first time facing the press since his exclusive sit-down interview with katie couric last month. I found everything that i believe my reality wasn't actually reality at all. Reporter: Last fall,o originally told reporters that his grandmother and his girlfriend died on the same day. My grandma just passed away and you take the love of my life -- Reporter: Support soon ballooned in his favor when he took the field. That the bubble burst when it was revealed that his girlfriend was all a hoax. Reporter: The tough questions from reporters didn't stop there. Manti, why didn't you play well in the national championship in. Because I didn't. Reporter: Even getting personal about his current love life? Aou dating anybody in real life? No, not right now. Reporter: He does not have a girlfriend in his life right now. As for his future, he said that he'll meet with 20 nfl teams. So far the houston texans and the green bay packers have asked him speckly about the catfish scandal. Lot of experts predict that he'll go pretty high. John schriffen, thank you for your reporting this morning.
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