The Steelers signed cornerback Antonio Crawford on Wednesday, and released running back Brandon Brown-Dukes.
Crawford, a rookie who was undrafted, played one season at West Virginia after transferring from the University of Miami.
Crawford played in every game during his time with the Hurricanes, 38 total, and started two seasons at the nickel spot. He recorded 58 tackles, eight passes defensed and one interception with the Hurricanes, where he was a teammate of Artie Burns and Anthony Chickillo.
He finished his college career with 80 tackles, three for a loss, one interception and one sack. He also had 14 passes defensed and a forced fumble.