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Youngstown State Penguins (Official Thread)

Discussion in 'College Football' started by BuckeyeWriter, Oct 23, 2004.

  1. BuckeyeWriter

    BuckeyeWriter 'Cane Exterminator

    Does anybody know what Tressel's tendencies were at YSU, in terms of hiring/firing/moving around members of his staff? Did he ever fire an OC or DC to save face after a 3-8-type season? Or did he stay "loyal" and give them chances to improve their performance?
     
  2. MililaniBuckeye

    MililaniBuckeye The satanic soulless freight train that is Ohio St Staff Member Tech Admin

    He doesn't do anything to "save face"...he does what he thinks is best for the team, regardless of what others think. His record speaks for itself. If you're looking for a parallel of the 1995 Penguins and the 2004 Buckeyes, or an indicator of what he might do later, or after, this season based on what may have happened nine years ago, you're barking up the wrong tree. Oh yeah, last time I checked, we're not 3-8 yet...
     
  3. Saw31

    Saw31 High Seas Rogue

    He was the Athletics Director at YSU as well as coach.

    Here's the Link

    Are you asking, does he know how to make the changes necessary to turn things around? I would have to say Yes.
     
    Last edited: Oct 23, 2004
  4. ScriptOhio

    ScriptOhio Everybody is somebody else's weirdo.

    Ex-Youngstown St. coach, 93, dies

    CLEVELAND (AP) -- Dom Rosselli, the winningest basketball and baseball coach at Youngstown State, has died. He was 93.
    The university says Rosselli died Tuesday morning.
    Rosselli totaled 1,000 career wins in the two sports over 38 years. He also served as an assistant football coach for 21 years.
    Ohio State football coach Jim Tressel said Rosselli will be missed because he affected so many lives. Tressel coached Youngstown State for 15 years before moving to the Buckeyes.
    Rosselli is survived by his wife, Connie, four children and several grandchildren.

    Article: Longtime Youngstown St. coach Dom Rosselli dead at 93 - NCAA Basketball - SI.com
     
  5. ScriptOhio

    ScriptOhio Everybody is somebody else's weirdo.

    Cincinnati RBs coach Doug Phillips named as Bo Pelini’s replacement at Youngstown State

    Bo Pelini has officially been replaced.

    Late last month, Bo Pelini stepped down as the head coach at Youngstown State after five seasons to become the defensive coordinator at LSU. Two weeks later, the FCS program confirmed that Doug Phillips has been named as the replacement for Bo Pelini.

    The hiring of Phillips is a homecoming of sorts as he was a graduate assistant at YSU in 1991-92. The Penguins head coach at the time? Jim Tressel, the former Ohio State head coach who is now YSU’s president.

    Entire article: https://collegefootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2020/02/08/bo-pelini-cincinnati-youngstown-state/
     
  6. Bestbuck36

    Bestbuck36 Kyle Young man crush. Not ashamed

    Damn, that's some serious football weather!!! They should challenge the SEC to come up and play one. LOLOL :slappy:
     
  7. Jake

    Jake here we go again ‘17 The Deuce Champ '18 The Deuce Champ Fantasy Baseball Champ

    Attending live football in February because it’s there. Only 3000 fans but I will take it.
     
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  8. Jake

    Jake here we go again ‘17 The Deuce Champ '18 The Deuce Champ Fantasy Baseball Champ

    The Penguins have scored 7 points in 8 quarters of football. Their defense hangs in for about 3 quarters but they run out of gas late.

    Last week they trailed 15-7 after 3 quarters before losing 25-7. Today they were down 6-0 after 3 quarters before losing 21-0. It's probably going to get worse, too.

    The team who beat the Pens last week - mighty North Dakota State - just got their asses kicked by Southern Illinois. Take a guess who the Penguins play next week.
     
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  9. Jake

    Jake here we go again ‘17 The Deuce Champ '18 The Deuce Champ Fantasy Baseball Champ

    YSU takes their first lead of the season with an opening drive TD vs Southern Illinois, 6-0 (XP blocked). Three plays later they pick off a pass and the offense scores again.

    Two TDs in the first quarter after only 1 in the first two games. Did Tressel join the coaches room this week?

    Ahh, but the STPC comes up short and it's 12-0.
     
  10. Jake

    Jake here we go again ‘17 The Deuce Champ '18 The Deuce Champ Fantasy Baseball Champ

    Welp, despite a 19-13 halftime lead YSU falls 30-22. Still, it was a lot better than last week.
     
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  11. Jake

    Jake here we go again ‘17 The Deuce Champ '18 The Deuce Champ Fantasy Baseball Champ

    YSU falls to 0-4 on a last second field goal at South Dakota State, 19-17.

    All four opponents are currently ranked in the top ten. Brutal.
     
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  12. Cratylus

    Cratylus Connoisseur of Classy Brunettes

    Just think... if YSU were in the SEC they'd be ranked #5 right now with those four "quality losses".
     
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  13. Jake

    Jake here we go again ‘17 The Deuce Champ '18 The Deuce Champ Fantasy Baseball Champ

    Finally played an unranked team today.

    YSU 28
    South Dakota 10
     

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