Oklahoma leading rusher Rodney Anderson accused of rape in protective order

Rodney Anderson is scheduled to appear in court Dec. 18 for a restraining order hearing

Rodney Anderson is scheduled to appear in court Dec. 18 for a restraining order hearing

A woman filed a protective order Monday against Oklahoma running back Rodney Anderson, the leading rusher for the College Football Playoff-bound Sooners.

In a written statement to the court, the alleged victim claimed that she met Anderson at one bar on the night of November 16 and then went with him to a second bar. The plan was for her to take an Uber home, but "Rodney's friends insisted that he take me home".

The woman says that over the weekend, through a conversation with a friend, she started "recalling images and feelings of him forcing his fingers" insider her and biting her.

No charges have been filed against Anderson, and a Norman police investigation is ongoing. The Sooners play Georgia in the Rose Bowl on January 1. "She said she tried to get away to put clothes on, but he followed her and asked what she was doing".

The Washington Post does not normally name the victims of sexual assault.

Online records show that the woman filed the protective order Monday in Cleveland County against the Sooners' starting running back.

Oklahoma officials have confirmed they are aware of the situation and are in the process of gathering information.

Anderson's lawyer called the allegation "patently false", according to ESPN.

A hearing regarding the protective order is scheduled for December 18 at 10 a.m.in Cleveland County. He also caught 16 passes for 283 yards and five touchdowns and was extremely potent during the final six weeks of the regular season, gaining 1,041 yards from scrimmage and scoring 14 touchdowns.

Anderson, who struggled with injuries the last two years, inherited the starting RB role from Joe Mixon, who was drafted to play in the National Football League despite an ugly incident on his record in which he punched a woman in the face.

Anderson, a redshirt sophomore from Katy, Texas, has a team-high 960 rushing yards to go along with 11 touchdowns on the ground.

In a statement, Anderson's attorney Derek Chance vehemently denied the allegations. The Cincinnati Bengals selected Mixon in the second round of this year's draft.

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