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


Youngstown State Falls To NDSU, 25-7

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In what seemed like an eternity since the last game Youngstown State falls to NDSU. It was 457 days since the last game. Now, Youngstown State and FCS football finally returned to the spotlight. The new-look YSU Penguins with a brand new coaching staff led by first-year head coach Doug Phillips took the field at […] READ MORE


Youngstown State Signees for Fall 2021

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This recruiting class was going to be a different one from the others that we have seen from past seasons at Youngstown State.  Part of this was from the 2019 season as the Penguins finished with a 6-6 record. But, it was also when Bo Pelini announced he would be leaving the program to head […] READ MORE


The GRIT is Back: Youngstown State 2021 Signees

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The GRIT is back with Doug Phillips as the head coach of Youngstown State.  The goal was simple this signing day, don’t only go local in Ohio, but expand a bit in the state. And bring the future of winning back to Youngstown or as it’s called, GRITU. It was a different experience this year […] READ MORE


YSU Look Back To 2006

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So the last throwback games that we covered for Youngstown State were the 1994 and 2012 games against Boise State and Pitt.  This time, the game that we take a look at is the first round of the 2006 FCS playoffs when the Penguins took on the Dukes. YSU Look Back To 2006 1st Quarter […] READ MORE