Protective Order Filed Against OU Running Back Rodney Anderson
CLEVELAND COUNTY, Oklahoma - A protective order has been requested against Oklahoma running back Rodney Anderson in Cleveland County, according to court documents.
I just reported that #News9 has learned a Victim's Protective Order was filed in Cleveland County court today by a young lady, against OU star RB Rodney Anderson. The specific allegation has not been released. An OU official tells me they "are aware & looking into." @OU_Football— Dean Blevins (@DeanBlevins) December 5, 2017
"We’re aware and are gathering more information," Univesity spokesperson Michael Houck told News 9.
According to court documents, a temporary emergency protective order has been issued and a hearing has been set for Monday, December 18.
Anderson led the Sooners in rushing with 960 yards on the ground and 11 touchdowns. He added 283 yards and five scores receiving, doing most of his damage in the second half of the season. In the last six weeks of the regular season, the sophomore tallied 1,041 yards from scrimmage and 14 touchdowns.
Second-ranked Oklahoma faces No. 3 Georgia on Jan. 1 in the College Football Playoff semifinal.
(Update: The Cleveland County District Attorney, Greg Mashburn, announced Dec. 14 that he would not pursue any charges against Anderson. Read that story here.)
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