On Tuesday, reports emerged that Oklahoma running back Rodney Anderson has been accused of rape by a former Oklahoma student.
The woman filed a protective order against the OU running back, stemming from an alleged incident on November 16.
After the news was released, Anderson launched a Twitter account and vehemently denied the allegations against him.
The Oklahoman reports that charges against the Sooners running back are “unlikely,” and that he has text messages from the accuser since the alleged Nov. 16 incident that back up his story. His lawyer says that the accusations come after Anderson “did not reciprocate a desire to pursue a relationship” from the woman.
Anderson, 21, has not been arrested and a criminal charge is considered unlikely under the circumstances. Among the evidence in Anderson’s favor are text messages sent to him by the woman since Nov. 16, sources told The Oklahoman.
His attorney said the woman “attempted to pursue a relationship” with Anderson following Nov. 16 and the running back “declined several social invitations” from her.
The University of Oklahoma says that it is working with Norman police on the issue, but there has been no change to Anderson’s status with the football program as of now.