BU running back remains on the team, 2 other players gone

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WACO, Texas (KWTX) Despite a social media post that seemed to indicate that Baylor running back Terence Williams was off the team, Williams remains on the roster after he was given a second chance to meet team standards, head coach Matt Rhule said Tuesday.

The post read: "It was nice while it lasted BU," followed by a peace sign emoji.

But senior offensive lineman Ish Wilson and fourth-year junior defensive back Jourdan Blake are no longer on the team, Rhule said.

Rhule declined to say why they were dismissed, but said the dismissals had nothing to do with criminal activity.

Wilson, who transferred in 2014 from Texas A&M, was listed as a preseason All-Big 12 player.

Blake, who was moved to cornerback during spring practice and was listed as second team entering fall camp, played in eight games in 2016.

He’s the son of John Blake, the former Buffalo Bills defensive line coach and Oklahoma head coach.

Williams was spared after he met with the team’s leadership council, which then voted to give him a second chance.

Sources with knowledge of the situation said Williams claimed coaches didn't like his attitude.

The junior was Baylor's leading rusher last year, but missed the first three games this year with an injury.