Oklahoma Running Back Rodney Anderson Will Not Face Charges In False Rape Claim

The Cleveland County District Attorney’s office will not pursue charges against Oklahoma running back Rodney Anderson. Following a “thorough investigation” by Norman police department and the district attorney’s office District Attorney Greg Mashburn made the announcement on Thursday.

A friend of Anderson’s accuser stated that the alleged victim had stated she was excited to be spending time with Anderson and had hoped to pursue a relationship with. Anderson was also able to provide text messages between himself and his accuser indicating that he was not guilty of the allegations against him.

“I think in this case it was importnat to tell the whole story,” Mashburn said. “If an allegation is made the Norman police are going to do a thorough investigation.” He went on to say that charges were “definitely” not warrented in Anderson’s case.

Anderson, a sophomore from Katy, Texas, was Oklahoma’s leading rusher this season with 960 yards and 11 rushing touchdowns.

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