Two Penguins On USFL Rosters

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The “reboot” USFL’s inaugural season has shown mixed receptions and concern.  With that being said, it’s been a good resource for players getting opportunities.  Two of these players on rosters are former Penguins who look to help their teams this season and get a shot back in the NFL. Two Penguins On USFL Rosters: Charles […] READ MORE


Green Bay Packers Select North Dakota State’s Christian Watson

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With the trading of Davantae Adams, the Green Bay Packers were in need of a wide receiver.  In the first round, the Packers decided to take both Georgia Bulldogs Quay Walker and DeVonte Wyatt.  The question was when were the Packers going to replace Adams’s position.  Well, it seems as if they have found a […] READ MORE


YSU CB Coach Ashton Youboty Heads To Purdue

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The off-season has brought many changes in the Youngstown State Football Program.  It first started with the firing of Terry Grossetti. Then there was the departure of defensive coach Kenny McClendon, and YSU graduate and former NFL linebacker Tim Johnson.  Now, even more news as YSU CB coach Ashton Youboty heads to Purdue in the […] READ MORE


YSU’s New Strength and Conditioning Coach

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One of the biggest part about playing college and professional football is your form and strength.  Off-season weight room and conditioning sprints are important parts, especially keeping your body hydrated with the right amount of water and Gatorade/Powerade.  The athletic trainers are important, but the leader in that category is the strength and conditioning coach. […] READ MORE


Throwback to YSU vs Ohio State 2007

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In the early 2000s and 2005s, the Youngstown State Penguins started to play teams from the Football Bowl Subdivision.  The first game when they met an FBS opponent was during the 2001 season against Marshall, the same team they knocked off to win their first FCS championship.  YSU nearly got the win, but fell 38-24. […] READ MORE


Penguins End 2021 With Strong Win Over Southern Illinois

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It was not the season Youngstown State had hoped for and there is a lot of work to be done.  However, nothing is quite refreshing as getting a road win in the regular season finale against the 15th ranked Salukis. As the Penguins end 2021 with a strong win over Southern Illinois, it was the […] READ MORE


Penguins Fall To ND State In Home Finale 49-17.

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The 2021 FCS College Football season has not been a strong point for the Youngstown State Penguins.  Following an upset 41-33 victory back in week five against Missouri State, the Penguins have shown fight but were unable to finish games.  Part of which coming from last week after a 21-10 collapse against the Fighting Hawks […] READ MORE


Penguins Fall To The Fighting Hawks Late

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With last week’s disappointing loss to South Dakota State, the Penguins looked to bounce back in a big way against the three and five North Dakota Fighting Hawks, the first meeting between the two teams since 1962, the third meeting all time.  It didn’t end well for YSU as the Penguins fall to the Fighting […] READ MORE


Penguins Fall To JackRabbits.

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With the Penguins coming off of a disappointing 28-17 loss last Saturday to Indiana State and the injury to Demeatric Crenshaw, it was time to regroup for South Dakota State with experienced quarterback Joe Craycraft.  In order to make it to the FCS playoffs, this was the first step, afterwards it was winning out.  The […] READ MORE


Penguins Fall to Sycamores 28-17.

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After a big upset two weeks ago and keeping their playoff hopes alive,  it was time for the Penguins and coach Doug Phillips to rest up during their bye week and prepare for another big time road matchup.  This time, against Indiana State at Memorial Stadium, a team they lost to at the same place […] READ MORE