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 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


Three Teams the Penguins Should Look Out for in 2020

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With all the COVID-19 drama going on, the start of football all together is bleak at the moment. However, if there is a season for Youngstown State, this may well be a reboot again.  A new coach, new turf, and a new class coming in.  With that being said, let’s look at three teams the […] READ MORE


YSU vs Akron Historic Battle

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Youngstown State will be heading to InfoCision Stadium Summa Field to take on their old rivals, the Akron Zips during week one of the 2020 college football season. The YSU and Akron rivalry has a long history that deserves a deeper examination. YSU and Akron Rivalry Background There is history between these two teams going […] READ MORE


YSU Upsets Illinois State

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The season may have not gone as planned for the 2019 Youngstown State football team, but on Saturday, they wanted to go out on top for the seniors. They did just with 21-3 win as YSU upsets Illinois State.  The Penguins, who where coming off of their third straight loss, hosted the 8-3 Illinois State […] READ MORE


North Dakota State Too Much for the Penguins, Beats YSU 56-17

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Youngstown State showed promise after the 59-14 win last week against Western Illinois and was looking to upset the number one North Dakota State Bison this past Saturday.  The opposite of that happened as the Penguins struggled to move the ball throughout the game, and the defense could not stop the NDSU pass and run […] READ MORE


YSU 0-2 in Conference Play Losing to South Dakota State 38-28

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Penguins Blow Lead Against Jackrabbits Usually, one loss in conference play is not always a bad thing, two losses, however, especially when you are up at halftime can sense disaster.  That is what YSU fans are the most worried about as the Penguins blow the lead against Jackrabbits from South Dakota State.  The biggest story […] READ MORE


YSU Is 3-0 For The First Time Since 2012.

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The Youngstown State football team last week had a slow start against the Howard Bison. But a strong second half performance had the Penguins pull away 54-28.  Even after the win, head coach Bo Pelini was very unhappy and wanted the next game against the Duquesne Dukes to have more of a blowout feeling to […] READ MORE