247 Innocence Project helps free former football player

A former high school football star who spent five years in prison after being falsely accused of rape was the special guest at the Illinois Innocence Project’s awards dinner next month.

In 2002, Brian Banks had orally committed to continue his football career at the University of Southern California but was accused of kidnapping and rape.

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Posted on May 13, 2014