NORMAN — The University of Oklahoma’s internal Title IX investigation into an alleged sexual assault against linebacker Frank Shannon resulted in a one-year suspension, according to a statement issued by university president David Boren on Monday afternoon.
According to Boren’s statement, though, “the University is unable to enforce its process at this time. The University has and is taking every legal step possible to move this process forward.
“The University is currently seeking to enforce its decision so that it may be in compliance with federal law requiring responses by institutions to such matters in a timely manner. With the fall semester beginning August 18, time is of the essence.”
Boren said in the statement that federal law prohibits him from discussing the case further.
The university’s process concluded on June 18, resulting in the one-year suspension from both school and athletic activities for Shannon.
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