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Young man with a bright future jailed for ten years for something he didn't do.
Brian banks with a high school football star with dreams of playing college football and the giants but a decade later his biggest dream was just to clear his name.
Trace Gallagher live in Los Angeles -- this amazing -- Trace.
And really more than dream -- -- -- because this kid was being heavily recruited by colleges to play football instead he's wrongly accused of kidnap and -- he served six years in -- out on probation.
Registers as a sex offender makes it tough to get a job and listen now as the judge clears him of all the charges.
There will be a -- there is absolutely overwhelming a decade ago Brian banks argued that the sex was consensual but instead of risking a sentence of forty years to life in prison.
His lawyer urged him to plead no contest he did.
He now regrets that decision was.
At that age.
Do you expect your returning to be the person that you can depend on and count on to.
Make those you know give -- those that the right advice and decisions to make.
-- -- -- The California innocence project was fighting to get his record -- when suddenly the woman who accused him of rape admitted that she lied when he got out of prison -- friend had him on FaceBook they met up.
She admitted that she lied but.
She also got a one point five million dollar award from the school system and she didn't want to have to give up that money she was quoted as saying again.
I will go through -- helping you but it's like at the same time all that money they gave us I mean gave me I don't wanna have to pay it back.
Right after all that banks says that he is not angry -- Probably not ever get this is why I was supposed to go through what I went through.
I know that I'm here today.
In -- remain -- broke the.
And it's unclear by the way -- that woman will have to give back that money it's also unclear she may face charges overall because baldness but he's out -- and -- ankle bracelet is the song finally.
What a huge relief for him and his loved -- I'm sure Trace thank you okay.
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