Brian Banks isn’t going to pass up an offer from Seattle coach Pete Carrollto keep his NFL dreams alive.
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Banks’ agent, Bruce Tollner confirmed Sunday that after flying to Kansas City for a workout with the Chiefs, Banks is expected to head to the Pacific Northwest and participate in the Seahawks’ minicamp. The minicamp starts Tuesday, and Banks’ first day taking part with the Seahawks is expected to be Wednesday.
The 26-year-old Banks was a one-time high school star at Long Beach Poly who was recently exonerated in a California rape casein which he was falsely accused. Banks served more than five years in prison and was on probation wearing an electronic monitoring bracelet around his ankle when a judge threw out the conviction late last month. Banks pleaded no contest 10 years ago on the advice of a lawyer after a childhood friend falsely accused him of attacking her on their high school campus.
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In a strange turn of events, the woman later recanted her claim and offered to help Banks clear his name after he was out of prison, a process that led to his conviction being overturned and his record cleared
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