Football Star Brian Banks Signs Deal With Las Vegas Locomotives
Black Enterprise Magazine September/October 2018 Issue

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Former high school football star, Brian Banks, who was exonerated in a rape case he was falsely accused of, signed a deal with the Las Vegas Locomotives of the United Football League.

The 26-year-old linebacker and the Locomotives are set to make the announcement at a news conference on Thursday. Banks served five years in prison following a conviction on rape and kidnapping charges that occurred ten years ago. The woman who accused Banks later recanted her claims.

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Gerren Keith Gaynor (@MrGerrenalist) is a freelance journalist based in New York City. He has been published in the New York Times, ESSENCE magazine,, New York Amsterdam News, and Gaynor received his master degree in Journalism from Columbia University and his bachelor's in English from Morehouse College.