Pitt's Chryst dismisses two players; freshman QB suspended

Pitt's Chryst dismisses two players; freshman QB suspended

[dropcap]P[/dropcap]itt coach Paul Chryst has dismissed two of the three players detained in a SWAT drug bust last Friday.

chrystTight end Drew Carswell and defensive back Eric Williams, both juniors, are no longer with the program, the school announced in a statement Tuesday.

Reserve defensive lineman Khaynin Mosley-Smith, a sophomore, was also involved in the indecent. He was not dismissed from the team, but remains suspended indefinitely.

Chryst also announced that freshman quarterbackn Tra’Von Chapman has been suspended indefinitely following an incident over the weekend away from campus.

Chapman was a 2013 signee and early enrollee from Roosevelt High in Kent, Ohioe. He was a four-star recruit and the nation’s No. 12 dual threat quarterback by Rivals.com.

Williams, a redshirt junior from Yardley, Pa. finished fifth on the team with 52 tackles in 2012. He also made 4.5 tackles for loss, two fumble recoveries and an interception.

Carswell had 13 receptions for 163 yards and two touchdowns in 10 games last season. A redshirt junior from Sto-Rox High School in Pittsburgh, he caught 13 passes for 140 yards and a touchdown in 2011.

Photo credit: Keith Srakocic / AP

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