Brian Banks (American football)

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Brian Banks
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Personal information
Born: (1985-07-24) July 24, 1985 (age 35)
Los Angeles County, California, United States
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:250 lb (113 kg)
Career information
High school:Long Beach Polytechnic
(Long Beach, California)
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at

Brian Banks (born July 24, 1985) is a former American football player. He is best known for having a woman say that he raped her but she had was not really raped. He was in prison for 5 years. He had consensual sex with the person who lied about being raped, Wanetta Gibson, and she later told Brian on Facebook that she lied about being raped because she didn't want her mother to know they had sex.

Career[change | change source]

He attended Long Beach Polytechnic High School and played football there, but he was expelled after Gibson lied about being raped.

He signed with the Las Vegas Locomotives of the United Football League on September 20, 2012. He made one tackle, and played 2 games, before the UFL suspended their season.

On April 3, 2013, he signed with the Atlanta Falcons, and he was in their offseason workouts, OTA's and their training camp. His first game was a preseason game against the Cincinnati Bengals where he made 2 tackles. was released on August 30, 2013.