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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
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma LB Evans poised for breakout year

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) Oklahoma linebacker Jordan Evans might need to give the Sooners a little more than the typical freshman-to-sophomore jump in production. The school has taken steps to suspend starting inside linebacker Frank Shannon for a year, but has been unable to enforce the decision. In a news release on Monday, Oklahoma president David L. Boren said the school's internal...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

CFB AM: Watch horde of burly Mizzou linemen 'twerk' at practice

When CFB AM was created, few rules were crafted to govern this space. Just be an informative, entertaining and clean place to stop by in the morning for a few minutes, get current on some college football news and entertainment and move along with your day. One rule I did give myself for this column and life in general? Avoid mentioning the word “twerk” at all costs. There...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
10 days ago  |  Discuss

CFB AM: Watch horde of burly Mizzou linemen 'twerk' at practice

When CFB AM was created, few rules were crafted to govern this space. Just be an informative, entertaining and clean place to stop by in the morning for a few minutes, get current on some college football news and entertainment and move along with your day. One rule I did give myself for this column and life in general? Avoid mentioning the word “twerk” at all costs. There...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
10 days ago  |  Discuss

CFB AM: Watch horde of burly Mizzou linemen 'twerk' at practice

When CFB AM was created, few rules were crafted to govern this space. Just be an informative, entertaining and clean place to stop by in the morning for a few minutes, get current on some college football news and entertainment and move along with your day. One rule I did give myself for this column and life in general? Avoid mentioning the word “twerk” at all costs. There...
Via Fox Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Frank Shannon faces 1-year ban

The University of Oklahoma has suspended starting linebacker Frank Shannon for one year, but the punishment has not yet gone into effect. Shannon was found guilty of violating Oklahoma's sexual misconduct policy, but has the right to appeal the ruling to a district court, which would be the reason why the university would be unable to enforce its decision at the moment. According...
Via Pro Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma LB Frank Shannon faces 1-year suspension

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) The University of Oklahoma has voted to suspend linebacker Frank Shannon for a year, but the school has been unable to enforce the decision. In a news release on Monday, school president David L. Boren said the school's internal disciplinary process voted on June 18 to remove Shannon for a violation of its Title IX policy, which covers sexual misconduct. Shannon...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma dealing with setback at linebacker position

NORMAN, Okla. - It appears Frank Shannon will be suspended for the season which will leave the Sooners without their leading tackler from a year ago. The result means another setback at linebacker for the second year in a row. Last season, Oklahoma lost senior Corey Nelson to an injury right before the Texas game. This year? Who knows. Here are a pair of scenarios for what could...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma suspends top tackler Frank Shannon for a year

The University of Oklahoma has suspended the leading tackler on its football team, junior Frank Shannon, for a year. This spring The Oklahoman obtained a Title IX sexual assault allegation report that accused Shannon of trying to have intercourse in January with a woman who had not consented. University president David Boren released a statement Monday afternoon that read: "...
Via Pro Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  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
10 days ago  |  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
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma suspends leading returning tackler Shannon for 2014 season

Oklahoma has suspended linebacker Frank Shannon, its leading returning tackler, for the 2014 season after an internal investigation into sexual assault allegations. Shannon led the Sooners with 92 tackles in 2013 and was a second-team All-Big 12 selection. More to come.
Via Fox Sports
10 days ago  |  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

Report: Oklahoma Star LB Frank Shannon Accused Of Sexual Assault

Oklahoma Sooners star linebacker Frank Shannon has been accused of sexual assault, according to a report from The Oklahoman.
Via Gamedayr
April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

OU linebacker Frank Shannon faces sexual assault allegations

Frank Shannon, Oklahoma's starting middle linebacker and leading tackler last season, is facing a sexual assault allegation, according to a Title IX sexual misconduct allegation report obtained by the Oklahoman. Shannon, a junior linebacker, did not take part in last Saturday's spring football game at OU. When inquired about the reason why, OU coach Bob Stoops said, "...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Oklahoma LB Frank Shannon accused of sexual assault but he denies it

Oklahoma linebacker Frank Shannon missed practice Thursday and did not play in the team’s spring game Saturday for “personal reasons,” and now we know why: he’s been accused of sexual assault. Shannon, who led the Sooners with 92 tackles as a sophomore last season, is accused of trying to force a woman to have sex […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas, Oklahoma both benefit from Skyline High's success

DALLAS -- It doesn't take a genius to figure out why they call it Skyline High School. Stare west down Forney Street alongside the south edge of the sprawling, 4,500-student campus full of aged white brick buildings. The signature ball atop Reunion Tower in downtown Dallas sprouts from the tree line to form a jagged horizon. Atop the ferris wheel at the State Fair of Texas,...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
October 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Texas, Oklahoma both benefit from Skyline High's success

DALLAS -- It doesn't take a genius to figure out why they call it Skyline High School. Stare west down Forney Street alongside the south edge of the sprawling, 4,500-student campus full of aged white brick buildings. The signature ball atop Reunion Tower in downtown Dallas sprouts from the tree line to form a jagged horizon. Atop the ferris wheel at the State Fair of Texas,...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
October 11, 2013  |  Discuss
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