Three Teams the Penguins Should Look Out for in 2020

|

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

|

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


Five Improved Youngstown State Players in 2019

|

The 2019 YSU football season may have been disappointing after the team started off 4-0, and then finished 6-6 (2-6 in MVFC). But there were still some big names who made plays. There were many Youngstown State players to choose from, but these five caught the eyes of improvement to the fans and writers.  Improved […] READ MORE


YSU Upsets Illinois State

|

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

|

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


Youngstown State vs North Dakota State Preview

|

Before we look at the Youngstown State vs North Dakota State preview let’s see what happened last week. Last Saturday, the Youngstown State Penguins bounced back to beat the Western Illinois Leathernecks 59-14 to earn their first conference win after three consecutive conference losses.  Big keys to that game were that the Penguins ended up […] READ MORE


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

|

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 Falls To UNI

|

Youngstown State has had a great season so far against the non-conference opponents.  Saturday was, however, a challenge as the Penguins would head to Cedar Falls Iowa to take on the Northern Iowa Panthers at the UNI-Dome.   The 17th ranked Penguins never gave up and kept battling, but it was not enough as Northern Iowa […] READ MORE


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

|

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


Penguins Dominate in Alabama, Beat Samford in FCS Kickoff Classic

|

What better way to kick off the 2019 college football season on Saturday than the Guardian Union FCS Kickoff Classic in Montgomery, Alabama. The matchup was between the Youngstown State Penguins and the Samford Bulldogs. As first game aired on ESPN for the season, college football fans watched the Penguins dominate in Alabama, 45-22. FCS […] READ MORE