YOUNGSTOWN STATE PENGUINS NEWS

Pelini takes over at Youngstown State

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) Bo Pelini says he didn't take the coaching job at Youngstown State to be a ''stepping stone'' for his next move. Fired at Nebraska, Pelini was introduced as the Penguins coach Wednesday and said his goal is to make ''this the best football program in the country.'' The 47-year-old grew up, played and coached high school football in the Youngstown area and said...
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Bo Pelini takes swipe at Nebraska

Bo Pelini was formally introduced as the new head football coach at Youngstown State on Wednesday, and he wasted no time taking a shot at his former employer. Pelini now works for Jim Tressel, who many of you may know from his days of leading Ohio State to three national championships and winning one of...Read More
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6 hours ago  |  Discuss

New Youngstown State Coach Bo Pelini Roasts Nebraska President

New Youngstown State head coach Bo Pelini blasted his former boss at the University of Nebraska with a very direct shot. Pelini, fired following his seventh consecutive 9-plus win season with the Huskers, was hired by current Youngstown President (and former Ohio State head coach) Jim Tressel this week to the same position. In discussing what Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Youngstown State names Bo Pelini head coach

Youngstown State has named Bo Pelini its new head football coach, confirming what multiple sources told FOX Sports' Bruce Feldman Tuesday morning. WYTV's Chad Krispinsky was the first to report on the Pelini hire. "It is with great passion and enthusiasm that I become the Head Football Coach at Youngstown State University." Pelini said in an announcement released on the school's...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bo Pelini Is At Youngstown State And Twitter Is Pumped

Bo Pelini is now at Youngstown State, and Twitter is excited to keep its favorite cat-loving coach.
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Youngstown State To Hire Bo Pelini

According to reports, former Nebraska head coach Bo Pelini has been tabbed the next head coach at Youngstown State. Sources confirmed to WKBN Tuesday that Bo Pelini will be the next coach of the Youngstown State University football team. Pelini will be the seventh head football coach in Penguins’ program history.   Pelini replaces Eric Wolford, who was fired after five...
Via BlackSportsOnline
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Reports: Pelini returning to roots, to take over at Youngstown State

It appears Bo Pelini's road to redemption may begin where he first planted his football roots. According to multiple reports, the man fired last week after seven seasons at Nebraska is considering an offer to become the head coach at FCS power Youngstown State. Pelini, 46, was born in the Cleveland suburb and went to Cardinal Mooney High School in Youngstown. Footballscoop.com, the...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Youngstown State To Name Bo Pelini Head Coach

Jim Tressel is the man for pulling this off. According to various reports, Bo Pelini will be the next head football at Youngstown St. Sources tell FootballScoop that Bo Pelini plans to accept the head coaching position at Youngstown State http://t.co/gkayvPt9KK — FootballScoop Staff (@FootballScoop) December 10, 2014 Pelini, 46, had a record of 67-27 in his seven seasons...
Via Thacover2
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Youngstown State To Name Bo Pelini Head Coach

Jim Tressel is the man for pulling this off. According to various reports, Bo Pelini will be the next head football at Youngstown St. Sources tell FootballScoop that Bo Pelini plans to accept the head coaching position at Youngstown State http://t.co/gkayvPt9KK — FootballScoop Staff (@FootballScoop) December 10, 2014 Pelini, 46, had a record of 67-27 in his seven seasons...
Via BlackSportsOnline
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Bobby Hain earns Horizon League Player of the Week

Photo: Mitchell Layton/Getty Images With a pair of double-doubles in three games last week, Youngstown State junior forward Bobby Hain took home Horizon League Player of the Week honors Monday. Hain averaged 18.3 points and 10.3 rebounds per game last week as Youngstown State went 3-0. In road wins against South Dakota and Robert Morris, the 6-foot-10 forward recorded double-doubles...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Keene, Hain pace Youngstown State past Thiel 70-45

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) Marcus Keene scored 21 points, Bobby Hain chipped in 15 and Youngstown State rolled past Division III Thiel 70-45 on Sunday. The Penguins (7-4) shot 37.7 percent from the field and scored 20 points off turnovers. Sidney Umude had 10 points with seven rebounds and DJ Cole scored nine points for Youngstown State. Keene hit four 3-pointers, grabbed six rebounds...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Youngstown State beats South Dakota 87-79

VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) Shawn Amiker had 22 points, Bobby Hain scored 16 and both had 12 rebounds, helping Youngstown State hold off South Dakota 87-79 on Friday night. Marcus Keene gave Youngstown (6-4) a 15-point lead on a 3-pointer with 11:21 left, but South Dakota (3-6) rallied back to 73-70 with 2:51 to go. Youngstown tried to pull away, but the Coyotes stayed within three points...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Vince Marrow is a Head Coaching Candidate at Youngstown State

Kentucky has already lost one assistant coach to a head coaching job this off-season, and it appears that another could be on the short list for an open position. According to a report by Football Scoop, Vince Marrow is one of a handful of candidates for the head coaching vacancy at Youngstown State. The move […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
14 days ago  |  Discuss

GOLDENFLASHESTV: Men's Basketball at Youngstown State

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November 16, 2014

Illinois State tops Youngstown State 35-21

NORMAL, Ill. (AP) Tre Roberson threw for two touchdowns and ran for another and Marshaun Coprich ran for two scores Saturday to give Illinois State a 35-21 comeback win over Youngstown State. Roberson hit Cameron Meredith on a 29-yard pass for the go-ahead score in the fourth quarter after Collin Keoshian blocked a 45-yard field-goal try by Joey Cejudo. Roberson iced the game with...
Via AP on Fox
November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Western Illinois tops Youngstown State 30-24

YOUNGSTOWN, Oh. (AP) Trenton Norvell threw for 291 yards and four touchdown passes to lead Western Illinois to a 30-24 win over Youngstown State on Saturday night. Jody Webb put Youngstown State up 17-14 at half with a 9-yard touchdown. But Western Illinois scored 16 unanswered. Joey Borsellino caught a touchdown from Norvell for 35 yards, then Norvell hit Hi-C Scott for a 3-yard...
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October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Youngstown State holds on; beats Missouri St. 14-7

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) Jody Webb rushed 10 times for 117 yards, including an 81-yard score, to lead Youngstown State to a 14-7 win over Missouri State on Saturday. Youngstown State (4-1, 1-0 Missouri Valley Football Conference) struck first as Dante Nania threw an 8-yard touchdown pass to Andrew Williams early in the first. Webb's long TD run in the second quarter put the Penguins...
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October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Youngstown State beats St. Francis (Pa) 52-23

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) Dante Nania threw three touchdowns to lead Youngstown State to a 52-23 win over St. Francis (Pa.) on Saturday night. Nania was 11 of 22 and 180 yards for the Penguins (3-1). His favorite targets were Andrew Williams, Jody Webb and Demond Hymes who each had a receiving touchdown. Webb also had a rushing TD. Martin Ruiz scored two rushing touchdowns and had 82...
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September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Wells, Youngstown State roll past Butler 44-13

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) Hunter Wells threw for 297 yards and four touchdowns and Youngstown State raced past Butler 44-13 on Saturday. The Penguins (2-1) used a 28-point outburst in the second quarter to push ahead, fueled by three touchdowns from Wells to Jelani Berassa. The duo connected on scores of 25 yards, 72 and 26 to grab a 31-13 halftime lead. Wells finished 16 of 22 and...
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September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

By the Numbers: Illinois vs. Youngstown State

Illinois was able to overcome a 9-7 deficit heading into the fourth quarter and defeated a very gritty Youngstown State team. Illinois, led by highly-touted Oklahoma State transfer Wes Lunt, outscored Youngstown State 21-8 in the very critical fourth quarter. It wasn’t a pretty victory, but, thankfully for there Illini, the only thing that matters in the final score. Here is a...
Via Sports Mockery
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Youngstown State brings us, the 'Butt Punt'

One of everyone's favorite blunders over the past few years is Mark Sanchez and the Jets' famous 'Butt Fumble' Well, yesterday Youngstown State did their best to one up the famous blunder by providing the college football world with the 'Butt Punt' (via @TomFornelli) It's still not as funny as Sanchez's 'Butt Fumble', but this will still go...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

College Football's Play of the Day: Youngstown State Punter Joey Cejudo Must Be a Mark Sanchez

When Joey Cejudo woke up today he probably did not think that he would have something in common with Mark Sanchez when the day was done. Yes, yes I know--he's a punter and Sanchez is a quarterback so what could they have in common.The butt.via TwitterI'd still say Sanchez and the Butt Fumble is worse, but being associated with a play that is already being called the '...
Via FatManWriting
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Wes Lunt Sets Record in Debut

It’s been a long wait, but Illini fans finally got a taste of highly anticipated Oklahoma State transfer Wes Lunt in live action Saturday against the Youngstown State Penguins. The game didn’t start off exactly how most had envisioned, with Lunt struggling to find a groove and the Illini trailing an FCS opponent late in the third quarter. But, Lunt’s hype finally met his production...
Via Sports Mockery
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Youngstown State Has a Massive Fail on Punt Against Illinois

Illinois’ 28-17 victory over Youngstown State certainly wasn’t a thing of beauty, but neither was this punt executed by the Penguins....
Via Athlon Sports
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Illinois defeats Youngstown State 28-17 to escape upset

The Illinois Fighting Illini bumped up their home-opening win streak today to 17 consecutive wins with a 28-17 victory after a rocky start against the Youngstown State Penguins. Illinois is now 14-0 all-time against FCS teams. Youngstown State led 9-7 going into the fourth quarter and out-gained the Illini in net yards by 372 to 363. The Illini offense is expected to improve further...
Via College Football Universe
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss
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