Found July 07, 2013 on isportsweb.com:
PLAYERS: Brian Banks
TEAMS: Atlanta Falcons
Eleven years ago Brian Banks would not have any reason to doubt that he would one day be a starting linebacker for an NFL team. After being highly recruited out of high school, the Long Beach native had decided to take his talents to the nearby University of Southern California to play for the Trojans led by the idolized Coach Pete Carroll. At this point in time, Banks was looking at four years of college life in sunny Los Angeles playing linebacker for a national championship caliber football team before entering the NFL draft where he would have a successful professional football career barring any serious injury. Wanetta Gibson had different plans for this football star. What Brian Banks thought was an innocent jaunt to the notorious Long Beach Polytechnic High School make-out spot with his classmate turned out to be enough evidence to falsely convict him of kidnap and rape. Though his mother sold her car and house to be able to afford a lawyer for her innocent son, Banks was ill...
1 Comment:
  • I have not seen his skill set, or how well he uses it in live game sets. Yes, if he does have "what it takes" then he not only deserves it, but earned it! I hope the girl was arrested for her part, and whoever else was involved. Good luck Brian .. I'm rooting for you!
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