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Brian Banks Shares His Story With Students Following Wrongful Rape Conviction, Being Cut From NFL

Brian Banks is finding his calling as an inspirational speaker after having spent years in prison on a wrongful conviction.

02/19/2014

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Exonerated Football Player Plans Comeback After Getting Cut From Atlanta Falcons

CBS2’s Randy Paige sat down with Brian Banks, a football player imprisoned for a crime he didn’t commit and exonerated years later. He was recently cut from the Atlanta Falcons but continues to amaze with his positive spirit and a comeback that transcends the football field.

09/08/2013

Brian Banks wearing #53 for the Atlanta Falcons. (credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Falcons Cut Exonerated Ex-Football Star Ahead Of Season Opener

Just weeks after his first NFL game, a former Long Beach high school football star who spent five years in prison for a rape he didn’t commit was cut Friday by the Atlanta Falcons.

08/30/2013

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School District Wins $2.6M In False Rape Case

The Long Beach Unified School District has won a $2.6 million judgment against a woman who falsely accused a former high school football star of rape that landed him in jail.

06/15/2013

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Exonerated Football Star Brian Banks Shows Support For ‘Innocence March’

Atlanta Falcons linebacker Brian Banks, who spent years in prison for a crime he didn’t commit, walked in support of a march on behalf of the California Innocence Project (CIP) on Saturday.

05/12/2013

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Long Beach Unified Sues Brian Banks Accuser For $2M

A Long Beach woman who falsely accused football standout Brian Banks of sexual assault is facing legal action and possible criminal charges.

04/12/2013

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Brian Banks Makes Pro Football Debut With Locomotives

Brian Banks, the former Long Beach Poly High School football star falsely accused of rape, made his professional football debut Wednesday evening in Las Vegas.

09/26/2012

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Only On CBS2: Exonerated Football Player Trains For First Pro Game

A high school football star exonerated of a rape conviction after serving five years in prison never gave up on his dream to play professionally. Next Wednesday, Brian Banks will get to step out onto a field as a linebacker for the Las Vegas Locomotives.

09/20/2012

Brian Banks at an undisclosed training facility in Southern California. (courtesy of
Heidi Cruise / California Western School of Law)

Exonerated Ex-Football Star Signs Pro Contract With Las Vegas Team

Brian Banks, a former Long Beach Poly High School football star falsely accused of rape, has been signed to a professional football team, CBS2 learned Tuesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/18/2012

Brian Banks at an undisclosed training facility in Southern California. (courtesy of
Heidi Cruise / California Western School of Law)

Brian Banks To Return To Seattle For Seahawks Minicamp

Exonerated former Long Beach Poly football star Brian Banks will return to Pacific Northwest Wednesday where he will workout at the Seattle Seahawks minicamp.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/12/2012

Brian Banks at an undisclosed training facility in Southern California. (courtesy of
Heidi Cruise / California Western School of Law)

Exonerated Ex-Football Star Set For NFL Tryout With Former USC Coach

Former Long Beach Polytechnic High School football star Brian Banks, who was exonerated of rape charges, is set to tryout Thursday for the Seattle Seahawks.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/07/2012

Brian Banks at an undisclosed training facility in Southern California. (courtesy of
Heidi Cruise / California Western School of Law)

Exonerated Ex-Football Star Set For NFL Tryout With Former USC Coach

A former Long Beach Polytechnic High School football star exonerated of rape and kidnapping charges last week is set for his first NFL tryout.

06/06/2012

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Exonerated Football Star Invited To Try Out For 6 NFL Teams

Former Long Beach Polytechnic High School football star Brian Banks, who was exonerated of rape charges last week, has been contacted by six NFL teams for the chance to live out his dream.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/30/2012

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Former Long Beach Football Star Exonerated After Being Convicted Of Rape

A judge Thursday overturned the rape conviction of former Long Beach Polytechnic High School football star Brian Banks, who served more than five years in prison.

CBS Los Angeles–05/24/2012

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Man Who Claims He Was Wrongfully Convicted Of Rape To Face Judge

A former Long Beach Polytechnic High School football star is expected to stand before a judge Thursday and ask that his rape conviction be overturned.

05/24/2012

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