The players were arrested last week and charged with felony burglary and misdemeanor petit larceny after allegedly breaking into an apartment on campus and stealing $950 worth of electronics. Both appeared at a preliminary court hearing Monday. According to the Syracuse Post-Standard, Pierce-Brewster had his case waived to a grand jury. Walls is to appear in court Sept. 12.
Pierce-Brewster started all 13 games last season, with 30 tackles — including eight for a loss — and was expected to be a major factor on the defensive line this upcoming season as a senior. Walls played as a backup in 2012.