A History of Athletes Catching Sexual Assault Charges

Brian Banks

Sport: Football
Year(s): 2002
Charge: Rape and kidnapping of Wanetta Gibson

Outcome: Banks pleaded no contest and served over five years in prison. After he was released, the victim friended him on Facebook and later admitted to fabricating the whole story. Banks was exonerated and profiled on Real Sports, among other programs, and is now pursuing his professional football career.

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