The school said in a news release Thursday that senior running back Chevon Walker, senior defensive end Colin Luczynski (loo CHIN’ skee) and junior offensive lineman Eric Rettke were kicked off the team.
The school did not provide further details.
Luczynski was expected to compete for a starting spot with the team. Walker and Rettke were expected to play as back-ups.
The Panthers open their season Sept. 4 at Iowa.