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Oklahoma Supreme Court Upholds Sooners' Year-Long Suspension Of Senior LB Frank Shannon

The Oklahoma supreme court has upheld the University of Oklahoma's decision to suspend senior linebacker Frank Shannon for a year. 

The university suspended Shannon for a year--from both school and football--on June 18 following an investigation into an alleged sexual assault incident from January. The Cleveland County, Okla. district attorney did not file criminal charges in the matter.

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Following the suspension, Shannon, a former four-star recruit who totaled 92 tackles in 2013, took his case to court. Shannon received a stay from district Judge Tracy Schumacher, which allowed Shannon to practice with the team and remain enrolled in school while the judge reviewed the case. Oklahoma then appealed that decision to the Oklahoma supreme court. 

Shannon now must serve his one-year suspension. 

Oklahoma hosts Tennessee in Norman, Okla. this Saturday.