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Oklahoma RB Rodney Anderson accused of raping woman

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An emergency protective order was filed Monday against Oklahoma's Rodney Anderson, accusing the running back of rape.

As of Tuesday morning, no charges had been filed against Anderson.

In the protective order filing, the woman said she was drinking at a bar on November 16 when she met Anderson for the first time. She claims she was planning to take an Uber home, but Anderson's friends "were insistent that he take" her home.

"All I remembered from the night was kissing him and vomiting for about 20 minutes", the woman wrote in the request.

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. "She said she tried to get away to put clothes on, but he followed her and asked what she was doing". My nipples hurt for the next three days and I felt sick the entire next day.

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In a statement, Anderson's attorney Derek Chance vehemently denied the allegations.

The protective order was filed by a woman Monday. Mr. Anderson is shocked and disturbed by [the alleged victim's] claims.

Anderson's attorney has responded to the allegations saying they are "patently false". A year after Joe Mixon headed to the Sugar Bowl after a videotape of a violent act against a woman was released after being sealed away for much of his playing career, Rodney Anderson is faced with an allegation of rape.

Anderson is Oklahoma's leading rusher with 960 yards and 11 touchdowns on the season. He's also caught 16 passes for 283 yards and another five touchdowns coming out of the backfield. Anderson's impressive production in OU's final four games was a big factor, however, in the Sooners' success down the stretch in the regular season. He also has 16 receptions for 283 yards and five scores for No. 2 Oklahoma, which will face No. 3 Georgia in a College Football Playoff semifinal game at the Rose Bowl on January 1.

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