NFL Draft prospect arrested on sexual assault charges
ARLINGTON, TX - OCTOBER 03: Shawn Oakman #2 of the Baylor Bears before a game against the Texas Tech Red Raiders at AT&T Stadium on October 3, 2015 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Related: Baylor reportedly didn’t investigate sexual assault in a timely manner 

Former Baylor defensive end Shawn Oakman was arrested on sexual assault charges on Wednesday.

The NFL Draft prospect allegedly “forcibly removed” the woman’s clothes, “forced” her onto the bed and sexually assaulted her, according to the affidavit, per

Two Baylor players have already faced sexual assault trials in the past couple of years. The first was Tevin Elliott, who was convicted in 2014 and was the impetus for a Title IX lawsuit filed against Baylor a few weeks ago. The second case was of Sam Ukwuachu, who was convicted of a sexual assault charge in the summer of 2015.

Oakman could have gone anywhere between the 3-5 round before these allegations arose.

Prashad is the Senior Content Editor for Cox Media Group's He considers Muhammad Ali, Ray Allen and Paul Pierce some of the all-time greats. Boston is TitleTown, in case you were wondering.
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