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Friday, August 29, 2014
Lawyer: Frank Shannon a 'scapegoat'

By Brandon Chatmon

The attorney for Oklahoma linebacker Frank Shannon claims the university has "failed" Shannon, who was suspended for one year by the school in early August.

Shannon's attorney, Aletia Timmons, had stern words about the school's handling of the situation and came to the player's defense during a news conference Friday in Oklahoma City.

"[Shannon] has been painted in a way that is in no way how he is," Timmons said before going on to say the school was making Shannon a "scapegoat."

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