Protective order filed against OU running back Rodney Anderson

Protective order filed against OU running back Rodney Anderson

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - A woman who filed a petition for a protective order against Oklahoma running back Rodney Anderson is accusing him of sexually assaulting her in her apartment and says she fears for her safety.

Per OKC-KWTV Sports Director Dean Blevins, a young woman filed the Victim's Protective Order, though the specific allegation is yet to be released.

The woman alleges that she had just met Anderson on the night in question, and was going to hire an Uber to pick her up, but Anderson's friends were "insistent" that she go with him.

While the woman indicated she did not initially remember what happened, she said a conversation she had with a friend over the weekend led to her "recalling images and feelings of (Anderson) forcing his fingers" inside her and biting her. No charges have been filed against Anderson, though a criminal investigation is ongoing, a Norman Police Department detective told Pryor. Oklahoma will take on the Georgia Bulldogs in the College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Rose Bowl on January 1st at 5:00pm ET. She says she tried to get away to put clothes on, but he followed her and asked what she was doing.

Under Oklahoma law, emergency protective orders are typically granted if a court finds good cause "to protect the victim from immediate and present danger of domestic abuse, stalking, or harassment".

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A hearing regarding the protective order is scheduled for December 18 at 10 Cleveland County.

A lawyer representing Anderson called the allegation false and sais Anderson "will be exonerated of any wrongdoing". Mr. Anderson is shocked and disturbed by [the alleged victim's] claims.

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

An OU spokesman said Monday night the school was aware and gathering more information.

Anderson, through a statement issued by his attorney, says the allegation is "patently false". The Cincinnati Bengals selected Mixon in the second round of this year's draft.