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


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


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


YSU’s 2012 Win Over Pitt; A Look Back

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The Eric Wolford era at Youngstown State from 2010 to 2014 was very up and down.  They did have Kurt Hess, who was one of the best quarterbacks at YSU. The defense often struggled. Yet, there was a special moment to come. We take a walk down memory lane with YSU’s 2012 Win Over Pitt. […] READ MORE


A Look Back at Youngstown State’s 1991 Championship Run

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Youngstown State’s 1991 Championship Run College football is about five months away, but the start of the off-season with recruiting and spring ball has been on hold due to the outbreak of the Coronavirus.  With barely any sports going on at the moment, it’s a good time to go back to the past and recap […] READ MORE


Top Five Youngstown State Running Backs

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Youngstown State football has been known for their powerful running backs over the last two decades.  Some won championships, while others had experience playing in the NFL. However, only five running backs make this list.    Top Five Youngstown State Running Backs 5. Adrian Brown (1996-1999) Adrian Brown has been forgotten by some Youngstown State […] READ MORE


YSU Hires Doug Phillips as Head Coach, Reed Enters Transfer Portal

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It doesn’t look like anyone saw this hire coming. Bo Pelini announced that he was resigning as the Head Coach of Youngstown State to become the defensive coordinator at LSU.  After that, rumors started circulating that either Carl Pelini, Mark Brungard, Akron Hoban coach Tim Tyrell or possibly, but not likely, Bob Stoops were going […] READ MORE


Kentucky Signs Four Star Michael Drennen

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A Huge Late Pick Up For The Cats Following this past season the Wildcats lost one of their all-time best players in Lynn Bowden. The Paul Hornung award winner set many school records in his time in Lexington. However Mark Stoops thinks they have a player who can help fill the void left by Bowden as Kentucky […] READ MORE


Bo Pelini Hired as LSU’s Next Defensive Coordinator

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At the end of 2014, Youngstown State was in need of a new head coach after moving on from Youngstown boy Eric Wolford.   They would eventually replace Wolford with another Youngstown boy.  That man being Bo Pelini who had just been fired a few weeks ago from Nebraska.   His first season at YSU was a […] READ MORE