Oklahoma RB Rodney Anderson will not face charges after rape accusation, DA says

Oklahoma running back Rodney Anderson will not face criminal charges after being accused of sexual assault by a former Oklahoma student, Cleveland County District Attorney Greg Mashburn announced Thursday afternoon.

Police had been investigating Anderson after a woman filed  for a protective order against him. In her petition, she said Anderson assaulted her at her apartment on Nov. 16 after they met at a bar. She said she feared for her safety.

Anderson denied the allegations, creating a Twitter account to say the accusations were not true.

He passed a polygraph test given by former FBI examiner Bill Brown, who interviewed Anderson about the allegations. Attorney Derek Chance said the woman had “attempted to pursue a relationship” with Anderson after the night of the alleged incident.

Oklahoma has not yet announced whether Anderson will play in the Rose Bowl on Jan. 1 against Georgia, but on Thursday before Mashburn’s press conference, Lincoln Riley said Anderson was “still fully on the team.”

This story will be updated.

The post Oklahoma RB Rodney Anderson will not face charges after rape accusation, DA says appeared first on Diehards.

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