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Frank Shannon suspension upheld by Oklahoma State Supreme Court

The Oklahoma State Supreme Court took action Monday to allow the University of Oklahoma to enforce its one-year suspension of junior linebacker Frank Shannon, according to court documents. The state’s highest court ruled that Cleveland County District Judge Tracy Schumacher should not have issued a stay allowing Shannon to remain enrolled at the university and part of the football...
Via Pro Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Supreme Court Upholds Sooners’ Year-Long Suspension Of Senior LB Frank Shannon

The Oklahoma supreme court has upheld the University of Oklahoma’s decision to suspend senior linebacker Frank Shannon for a year.  The university suspended Shannon for a year–from both school and football–on June 18 following an investigation into an alleged sexual assault incident from January. The Cleveland County, Okla. district attorney did not file criminal charges in...
Via College Spun
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Lawyer says Oklahoma LB Shannon being 'scapegoated,' should be allowed to play

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Frank Shannon's lawyer says the Oklahoma linebacker is innocent of sexual assault, and she believes coach Bob Stoops should allow her client to play in Saturday's opener against Louisiana Tech. No charges were filed against Shannon, but the university decided to suspend him for a year after a Title IX investigation. A district court judge court blocked the...
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Frank Shannon’s Attorney Says That Oklahoma Has “Failed Him,” Says He Will Be On Sideline For Games

Oklahoma linebacker Frank Shannon’s attorney Aletia Timmons had extremely strong words for the university during a 20 minute press conference about the status of her client’s case, saying that the school has “failed” her client.  Shannon was suspended for the year by Oklahoma after a university investigation found him guilty of sexual assault, although no charges were filed...
Via College Spun
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Frank Shannon Left Off Of Oklahoma’s Depth Chart

Oklahoma has huge expectations for this season as Big 12 favorites, but they’ve also had a bit of a tumultuous off-season when it comes to players’ eligibility and suspensions. We recently learned that high profile wide receiver transfer Dorial Green-Beckham will have to sit out for a year after coming to Oklahoma from Missouri, and that freshman running back Joe Mixon would...
Via College Spun
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma suspends LB Frank Shannon for the 2014 season

Oklahoma suspends LB Frank Shannon for the 2014 season.  Their chances for a Big 12 and National Championship has been hindered by the loss of Shannon.  How important was Shannon to their defense?  He led the Sooners last season with 92 total tackles. The Oklahoman reported into the investigation of alleged sexual assault against Shannon. Apparently the investigation is still...
Via NCAA Football Zone
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Oklahoma President Announces 1-Year Suspension For Leading Tackler Frank Shannon

The Oklahoma Sooners have championship aspirations in 2014, but the defense will be without starting linebacker Frank Shannon for a full year, per an announcement by school president David Boren. Oklahoma announces that LB Frank Shannon has been suspended from the school for one year. — Bryan Fischer (@BryanDFischer) August 11, 2014 Title IX panel’s decision was to suspend...
Via College Spun
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

OU Supends LB Frank Shannon after Internal Sexual Assault Investigation

The Oklahoma defense just took a huge blow. Last year’s leading tackler Frank Shannon has been suspended from school for one year: Oklahoma announces that LB Frank Shannon has been suspended from the school for one year. — Bryan Fischer (@BryanDFischer) August 11, 2014 Not many details are available at this time other than the school conducted its own investigation of the sexual...
Via BlackSportsOnline
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

OU’s leading tackler, Frank Shannon, still a Sooner

When last we dipped our toes into the Frank Shannon “situation,” the linebacker’s future at Oklahoma was “in limbo” after he was accused of sexual assault. The Cleveland County (Okla.) District Attorney’s Office, however, declined to pursue charges following a weeks-long investigation. There was still a chance that Shannon could’ve been booted from the team based...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

OU LB Frank Shannon Won’t Be Charged With Rape; Accuser Changed Mind

The accuser and Shannon are the only two people who know what happened in that room. The accuser’s version is Shannon attempted to have sex with her, she said no, he went to the bathroom and she left. Shannon’s version is the accuser attempted to have sex with him, he decided against it because he believe she was on her period, he went to the bathroom and she left upset at him...
Via BlackSportsOnline
April 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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