Football News

  • Armand Dellovade Named to FCS ADA Academic All-Star Team
    January 04, 2019
    Youngstown State senior linebacker Armand Dellovade was named to the Football Championship Subdivision Athletics Directors Association Academic All-Star Team it was announced on Friday, Jan. 4.
  • YSU Announces Early-Signing Period NLI Additions
    December 19, 2018
    Listed below are biography sketches on players who signed National Letters of Intent with the Youngstown State football program. Additional bios will be added throughout the day.
  • Wethli, McCaster Earn HERO Sports All-America Accolades
    December 19, 2018
    Youngstown State seniors Steven Wethli and Tevin McCaster were named 2018 All-Americans by HERO Sports, the organization announced on Wednesday. Wethli was named first-team as a special teams player while McCaster was a second-team pick as a running back.
  • Steven Wethli Named Second-Team All-American By STATS FCS
    December 18, 2018
    Youngstown State senior long snapper Steven Wethli was named a second-team All-American for his performance during the 2018 season, STATS FCS announced on Tuesday.
  • Veteran Players Wrap Up Impressive Careers at Youngstown State
    December 03, 2018
    The Youngstown State football team finished with a 4-7 overall mark while posting a 3-5 record in Missouri Valley Football Conference play in 2018. The Penguins earned wins over UNI, Southern Illinois, South Dakota and Valparaiso during the year and played three FCS playoff teams and West Virginia, who finished third in the Big 12 Conference.
  • Dellovade, Hrynkiewicz Represent YSU on MVFC All-Academic Team
    November 28, 2018
    Senior linebacker Armand Dellovade and senior center Vitas Hrynkiewicz were named to the Missouri Valley Football Conference's All-Academic team, the league announced on Wednesday.
  • Three Penguins Garner MVFC All-Newcomer Honors
    November 27, 2018
    Youngstown State placed three players on the Missouri Valley Football Conference's 2018 All-Newcomer Team, the league announced on Tuesday.
  • Three Named First-Team All-MVFC; Nine Penguins Honored
    November 26, 2018
    Youngstown State seniors Tevin McCaster, Gavin Wiggins and Steven Wethli were named first-team All-Missouri Valley Football Conference, the league announced on Monday. A total of nine Penguins received honors, with three more on the second team while three more were named honorable mention.
  • Penguins Drop Season Finale At Illinois State
    November 17, 2018
    Normal, Ill. - The Youngstown State football team suffered a tough 35-28 setback to Illinois State on a cool and rainy Saturday afternoon at Hancock Stadium.
  • Penguins Play Final Road Contest at Illinois State
    November 13, 2018
    The Youngstown State football team plays its final contest of the season at Illinois State on Saturday. Kickoff at Hancock Stadium is set for 1 p.m. Eastern time/Noon Central time. The game is available on WBCB TV, ESPN+, WKBN 570 AM and iHeartRadio.
  • Gavin Wiggins Earns MVFC Offensive Lineman of the Week Honors
    November 12, 2018
    Youngstown State senior offensive lineman Gavin Wiggins was named the MVFC Offensive Lineman of the Week for his performance against UNI this past Saturday.
  • Seniors Shine in Final Home Game as Penguins Defeat Northern Iowa 31-10
    November 10, 2018
    The Penguins' defense forced two turnovers and held the Panthers' offense to 192 total yards, as the Youngstown State football team defeated Northern Iowa 31-10 on Senior Day from Stambaugh Stadium. Today's win is the largest margin of victory over UNI since 1979. 
  • GAMEDAY SCHEDULE: Penguins vs. Panthers | Nov. 10
    November 08, 2018
    The Youngstown State football team plays host to UNI at Stambaugh Stadium on Saturday afternoon. A special part of the contest is the recognition of the 2018 YSU Football seniors prior to the game. Kickoff for the contest is set for 12:04 p.m.
  • Penguin Insiders Podcast: Armand Dellovade
    November 09, 2018
    YSU senior football player Armand Dellovade joins hosts Drae Smith and Mike Yourstowsky in the 10th episode of season two of the Penguin Insiders Podcast
  • Penguins Host UNI on Senior Day This Saturday
    November 06, 2018
    The Youngstown State football team plays its final home game of the season against No. 22 UNI on Saturday. Kickoff at Stambaugh Stadium is set for Noon. The game is available on ESPN+, WKBN 570 AM and iHeartRadio.
  • Penguins Come Up Short After Hard-Fought Battle With No. 1 North Dakota State
    November 03, 2018
    Fargo, N.D. - The Youngstown State football team lost a hard-fought game to No. 1 North Dakota State on Saturday afternoon from the Fargodome. Ten fourth quarter points from NDSU helped the Bison defeat the Penguins 17-7.