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Brian Banks Reached Out To Jameis During His Sexual Assault Investigation

    Brian Banks is all too familiar with getting falsely accused on a sexual assault and serving time for it, so its only fair he reached out to Jameis Winston and offered words of encouragement. TMZ: Exonerated football star Brian Banks tells TMZ Sports he’s now focused on becoming a life coach — and last year contacted Jameis Winston to offer advice and encouragement...
Via BlackSportsOnline
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons expected to release Brian Banks

The Falcons are expected to release Brian Banks, who was making a comeback after wrongly serving 10 years in prison. But he may still have a future with the team.

Via Los That Sports Blog
August 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Falcons' Banks looks to survive first round of cuts

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. Brian Banks is attempting to do something virtually unprecedented. Having not participated in competitive athletics for nearly a decade, he is trying to earn a spot on the roster of the Atlanta Falcons in the NFL, which features some of the fastest and strongest athletes in the world. Its as if hes trying to catch one of those Chinese bullet trains that travel...
Via Fox Sports South
August 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Brian Banks makes NFL debut

After being falsely imprisoned for five years on a false rape charge, linebacker Brian Banks made his NFL debut on Thursday night for the Atlanta Falcons. 

Via The Other Paper
August 09, 2013  |  1 Comment

After wrongfully imprisoned for five years, Brian Banks plays in NFL game

In the fourth quarter of the Atlanta Falcons' preseason game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Brian Banks was finally given the opportunity to step onto a football field.
Via Gamedayr
August 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Brian Banks finds redemption in opportunity with 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...
July 07, 2013  |  1 Comment

Report: Banks' accuser ordered to pay 2.6M

A woman who falsely accused Long Beach Poly football standout Brian Banks of rape in 2002 was ordered to pay 2.6 million to the Long Beach Beach Unified School District. Wanetta Gibson sued the district for lax security during the trial and received 750,000 from a 1.5 million settlement. A Los Angeles Superior Court judge ordered her to pay 1.5 million, plus an additional 1.1...
Via Fox Sports West
June 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Banks rape accuser being sued

The woman who falsely accused Brian Banks of raping her is being sued by the school district, which is hoping to recoup the money.

Via BlackSportsOnline
June 15, 2013  |  1 Comment

The female who accused Brian Banks of rape ordered to pay 2.6 million

A woman whose false claim of rape sent former prep football star Brian Banks to prison was ordered to pay a $2.6 million judgment in connection with the case. A Los Angeles Superior Court judge on Friday ordered Wanetta Gibson to pay a $1.5 million, plus an additional $1.1 million in fees, including for making a false claim and court-related costs, the Long Beach Press Telegram reported...
Via NFL Draft Zone
June 15, 2013  |  Discuss

From a Prison cell to running first team defense for the Falcons, Brian Banks is BACK

From a Prison cell to running first team defense for the Falcons, Brian Banks is BACK  Brian Banks is 27 years old. It’s not a normal age for an NFL rookie, but normal really isn’t in the equation when talking about Banks’ life and football career. A former high school star who essentially lost 10 years of his life over a crime he didn’t commit, Banks is getting his shot...
Via NFL Draft Zone
May 11, 2013  |  Discuss
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