UPDATED: Tuesday, June 7, 3:30 PM EST Brian Banks, a promising football star whose hopes for a professional career were dashed when he was falsely accused of rape and convicted 13 years ago, lashed out Monday at a judge in the case of Stanford swimmer Brock Turner. Turner, 20, who is White, was convicted on three […]


Tom and the crew open the show talking about Tyler Perry‘s good deed, the release of Paula Cooper and the latest on Brian Banks.

I hope you remember the story of Brian Banks.  If not,  he was convicted of rape as a 16 year old and spent 5 years in prison.   Banks was also a football player who had a full ride scholarship to play ball for USC.  The classmate who claimed he raped her sued the school […]


Brian Banks, the former standout high school middle linebacker out of Long Beach, Calif., tweeted on Saturday evening that he has been shortlisted for two National Football League teams. He is also considering the United Football League if he doesn’t get a call from the NFL. Given that Banks spent six years of his life […]

RENTON, Wash. — Brian Banks will get a crack at the NFL, even if it’s simply a tryout. The Seattle Seahawks confirmed Wednesday they will hold a tryout for Banks, a former high school football star who was exonerated last week in a California rape case in which he was falsely accused. Seattle coach Pete […]

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A former high school football star whose dreams of a pro career were shattered by a rape conviction burst into tears Thursday as a judge threw out the charge that sent him to prison for more than five years. Brian Banks, now 26, pleaded no contest 10 years ago on […]