Football News

  • Wells Receives MVFC President's Council Academic Award
    February 15, 2018
    Former Youngstown State quarterback Hunter Wells was named a recipient of the Missouri Valley Football Conference's President's Council Academic Excellence Award the league announced on Thursday. Also a total of 16 YSU football student-athletes were also recognized with the Commissioner’s Academic Excellence Award. 
  • Penguins Set To Begin Spring Football Drills on Sunday
    February 10, 2018
    The Youngstown State football team will get an early jump on Spring Drills when the Penguins practice for the first time in 2018 on Sunday.
  • Guins Announce February NLI Signing Class
    February 06, 2018
    Listed below are biography sketches on players who signed National Letters of Intent today with the Youngstown State football program. Additional bios will be added as the Penguins add signees throughout the day.
  • Penguins Announce Early Football Signees
    December 20, 2017
    Listed below are biography sketches on players who signed National Letters of Intent with the Youngstown State football program. Additional bios will be added as the Penguins add signees over the next few days.
  • 2018 Football Season Tickets Make Great Last-Minute Gift
    December 19, 2017
    Season tickets for the 2018 Youngstown State football season make a great last-minute Holiday gift. YSU's six-game 2018 home schedule features Butler, Valparaiso, South Dakota, Southern Illinois, UNI and Indiana State.
  • Three Former YSU Football Players Endow Scholarship to Honor Father
    December 12, 2017
    The Youngstown State University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics is pleased to announce the Lambert Peterson Jr. Scholarship to enhance the YSU Athletics Scholarship Endowment Fund.
  • 2017 Season Recap | Penguins End Year on Three-Game Winning Streak
    December 05, 2017
    The Youngstown State football team won its final three games to end the 2017 campaign with a 6-5 overall record and went 4-4 in the Missouri Valley Football Conference. YSU had a pair of first-team All-MVFC selections in OT Justin Spencer and TB Tevin McCaster.
  • Penguins Set to Travel to Maryland in 2027
    November 30, 2017
    The Youngstown State football team will play a non-conference game against Maryland in September 2027 both schools announced on Thursday. The contest will be Sept. 11, 2017 at Capital One Field at Maryland Stadium in College Park.
  • Three Penguins Earn Academic All-Missouri Valley Football Conference Honors
    November 28, 2017
    The Youngstown State football team had three student-athletes named to the Missouri Valley Football Conference's All-Academic team the league announced on Wednesday.
  • Reed, Turner, Gibson Named to MVFC All-Newcomer Team
    November 28, 2017
    The Youngstown State football team placed freshmen Bryce Gibson and Christian Turner and junior Justus Reed on the 2017 Missouri Valley Football Conference All-Newcomer Team the league announced on Tuesday.
  • McCaster, Spencer Named First-Team All-MVFC; 10 Guins Honored
    November 27, 2017
    Youngstown State junior tailback Tevin McCaster and senior offensive tackle Justin Spencer were named first-team All-Missouri Valley Football Conference the league announced on Monday. Overall 10 Penguins were received all-conference accolades for the 2017 season.
  • Spencer, St. Surin Earn Weekly MVFC Awards For Performance vs. MSU
    November 20, 2017
    Senior offensive tackle Justin Spencer and redshirt freshman wide receiver Samuel St. Surin received MVFC Player of the Week honors for their performances in the Penguins' 38-10 win over Missouri State.
  • Penguins Turn In Solid Performance in 38-10 Senior Day Victory Over MSU
    November 18, 2017
    Tevin McCaster rushed for 181 yards and two touchdowns and the YSU special teams and defense all chipped in with big plays as well as the Youngstown State football team defeated Missouri State on a rainy Saturday afternoon at Stambaugh Stadium.
  • Penguins Set to Take On Missouri State on Senior Day
    November 14, 2017
    The Youngstown State football team concludes the 2017 regular-season campaign against Missouri State on Saturday afternoon. Kickoff for the Senior Day contest at Stambaugh Stadium is set for noon. The game is available on Watch ESPN, WKBN 570 AM and iHeartRadio.
  • Penguins Pick Up 28-20 Hard-Fought Victory at Southern Illinois
    November 11, 2017
    Carbondale, Ill. - The Youngstown State football team picked up a hard-fought 28-20 win over Southern Illinois on Saturday afternoon at Salukis Stadium. YSU overcame a season-high four turnovers to knock off SIU.
  • Fan Watch Party Set For Kennsington Grill; YSU-SIU Television Information
    November 09, 2017
    The Youngstown State football team's contest on Saturday at Southern Illinois will be shown locally on television on The Valley's CW, WBCB. Penguins fans can gather at the Kennsington Grill for the official Watch Party for the 2 o'clock contest.