According to the FBI, O'Connell admitted to communicating with a child pornographer who sent him explicit images of an 18-month-old girl. O'Connell is charged with receipt of child pornography. Villanova University says he has been suspended and barred from the campus.
A detention hearing for O'Connell is set for Friday. A message seeking comment from O'Connell's lawyer wasn't immediately returned Thursday.
Information from: The Philadelphia Inquirer, http://www.inquirer.com