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Acquitted of sexual assault, Baylor's Oakman looks to NFL

2 years 9 months 6 days ago Saturday, March 02 2019 Mar 2, 2019 March 02, 2019 8:59 AM March 02, 2019 in Sports - AP - Texas

WACO, Texas (AP) - Former Baylor football player Shawn Oakman says he wants to try to enter the NFL after being acquitted of sexual assault.

A defensive end, Oakman was Baylor's career leader in sacks and was pursuing a professional career when he was arrested in April 2016, two weeks before the NFL draft, and accused of raping another student.

A jury in Waco found Oakman not guilty on Thursday.

Oakman told KWTX-TV on Friday, "I want to play football at the highest level and just really finally get my chance." Now 26, Oakman says he has been working out and is in good shape.

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