Penguins Lose To Leathernecks in Conference Opener

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With the bye week, the Youngstown State football team was able to rest up, get some rehab, get into the weight room and have an extra week to prepare for the Western Illinois Leathernecks.  In the Spring, the Penguins were up big, but a costly kick and punt return gave the Leathernecks the momentum, winning […] READ MORE


YSU Falls To Michigan State 42-14, Falls 3-0 in All-Time Series

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For the first time since 2013, the Youngstown State Penguins under head coach Doug Phillips would head to East Lansing and Spartan Stadium to take on the Michigan State Spartans and head coach Mel Tucker.   The first meeting between the two was back in 2011 with familiar faces in Kirk Cousins and Le’Veon Bell beating […] READ MORE


YSU Preview Against Michigan State

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We will be taking a look at the YSU preview against Michigan State in a moment. First, we want to take a quick look back at week one. Recapping Week One’s 44-41 OT win against Incarnate Word After a thrilling overtime victory in Thursday’s home opener against Incarnate Word, the Youngstown State football team is […] READ MORE


Throwback To YSU’s Spectacular Game

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In 2016, Youngstown State finished the regular season with a record of 8-3 and made it to the FCS Playoffs for the first time since 2006.  After three wins against Samford, Jacksonville State, and Wofford, the Penguins were just one win away from going back to the Championship.  During the off-season we have been taking […] READ MORE


YSU Penguins In The Pros; Part 1

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It’s been nearly two months since the NFL Draft.  With the draft over, the NFL season is kicking off in just a few months from now. It’s a good time to  flash back to YSU Penguins in the pros. We look at the  past and see what Penguins had opportunities to shine at the next […] READ MORE



Youngstown State Gets First Win of the Season

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Youngstown State Gets First Win of the Season, First, win for Doug Phillips. There was wondering when the first win would come for head coach Doug Phillips.  Over the last two weeks, the Penguins had the lead in the later quarters, only to end up losing it.  This time, they would host the South Dakota […] READ MORE


Jackrabbits Hop Over Youngstown State

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With the shortened season, playoffs are more important than ever.  For South Dakota State, the eighth-ranked team in the nation has been consistent despite an early week two loss to North Dakota.  For Youngstown State, it’s been a rebuild, getting used to the new coaching staff and having to put new guys in the starting […] READ MORE


Youngstown State Drops Game To Southern Illinois

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The last couple of weeks have been tough for Youngstown State.  First, at Fargo against North Dakota State, the Penguins defense held really well.  However, they couldn’t move the ball down the field as they would lose against the Bison 25-7.  The next week, the same thing but this time they were shutout against Northern […] READ MORE


Youngstown State Falls To UNI In Home Opener

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After a tough loss last week in Coach Phillips debut at the FargoDome, the Youngstown State Penguins welcomed the limited 3,500 fans as they hosted the fifth ranked Northern Iowa Panthers, who were coming off of a 24-20 loss last Friday to South Dakota State. Someone was going to get their first win of the […] READ MORE