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Penguin Football Announce 2021 Mid-Year Transfers
« on: January 11, 2021, 01:46:13 PM »

A wide-ranging talented group of mid-year additions have joined the Youngstown State football program as the spring semester begins, Head Coach Doug Phillips announced on Monday.

The group includes Division II, FCS, Junior College, Group of Five and Power Five and a native of Australia will be eligible immediately. 

A complete list of YSU's newcomers is below. Wide receiver Malick Mbodj and defensive back Allen Stritzinger were part of the program this past fall.

Name Pos. Ht. Wt. Yr. Hometown High School Previous
Grant Dixon LB 6-3 225 Sr. Succasunna, N.J. Roxbury Marist
Ty Eddington DL 6-3 325 Sr. Bakersfield, Calif. East Eastern Michigan
Dorian Holloway LB 6-3 215 So. Columbus, Ohio Marion-Franklin Cincinnati
Quincy Lenton DB 6-0 200 Sr. Meridian, Miss. Meridian Florida
Paddy Lynch P  6-2 190  Fr. Queensland, Australia    
Malick Mbodj WR 6-4 210 Sr. Atlanta, Ga. Arabia Mountain Cincinnati
Jaleel McLaughlin TB 5-9 175 Jr. Marshville, N.C. Forrest Hills Notre Dame (Ohio)
James Morrow OL 6-7 280 Jr. Salina, Kan. Salina Butler CC
Andrew Ogletree WR 6-7 250 Sr. Dayton, Ohio Northridge Findlay
Nick Rosen OL 6-3 295 Sr. Ellicott City, Md. Marriotts Ridge Lehigh
Isaac Steele DB 6-0 170 Sr. Phoenix, Ariz. Centennial Liberty 
Allen Stritzinger DB 6-0 190 Sr. Detroit. Mich. De La Salle Syracuse 


Grant Dixon

6-3 | 225 | Linebacker

Succasunna, N.J.
Roxbury High School/Marist

Marist (2016-19): Credited with 183 total tackles, 20 TFLs, 8.5 sacks and three forced fumbles...appeared in 33 games and started 24 contests...was a two-year a junior in 2019, was a first-team All-Pioneer Football League selection...finished with 86 total tackles, including 49 solo stops...had 10.5 TFLs and four sacks...had double figures in tackles on three nine games, had six-or-more 2018, was a second-team All-PFL selection...had 58 total tackles, including 32 solo stops and two forced fumbles...returned an interception for a touchdown vs. 2017, had 39 tackles, including 26 solo stops...earned PFL academic accolades his last three seasons.

Ty Eddington

6-3 | 325 | Defensive Lineman

Bakersfield, Calif.
East High School/Eastern Michigan

Eastern Michigan (2018-19): Played in 15 games at EMU...credited with 27 total 2019, appeared in four games and made three starts on the defensive line...had five tackles on the season...recorded two tackles against both Buffalo and Northern 2018, appeared in 11 games, earning starts at Western Michigan, Kent State and Georgia Southern in the Raycom Media Camellia Bowl...posted 22 tackles on the season...gathered a career-best eight tackles against Army...recorded his first career a$$isted sack against Central Michigan...attended Bakersfield Community College in 2016-17.

Dorian Holloway

6-3 | 215 | Linebacker

Columbus, Ohio
Marion-Franklin High School/Cincinnati

Cincinnati (2019-20): Was a member of the Bearcats' program for two seasons...did not see action in 2020 and redshirted in 2019...was a three-star recruit from and

Quincy Lenton

6-0 | 200 | Defensive Back

Meridian, Miss.
Meridian High School/Florida

Florida (2016-20): Did not play in 2019, appeared in a career-high 13 games...was credited with six total tackles...had four solo stops...was a member of special teams throughout his career.

Malick Mbodj

6-4 | 210 | Wide Receiver

Atlanta, Ga.
Arabia Mountain High School/Cincinnati

Cincinnati (2016-19): In 2019, played in 10 games...had 23 catches for 249 yards and a touchdown...hauled in five pa$$es for 37 yards against East Carolina...had four grabs for 45 yards against UConn...had three receptions for 24 yards at Houston...had two receptions for 63 yards against Memphis in The American Athletic Conference Championship Game...had a season-long 32-yard grab against the the Ticketsmarter Birmingham Bowl against Boston College had three receptions for 17 yards and caught a eight-yard touchdown pa$$...had two receptions against USF and Temple...caught single pa$$es against Memphis and 2018, played in 13 games...caught three pa$$es for 74 yards...had a 51-yard reception against UConn...caught a 17-yard pa$$ against ECU and had a six-yard reception against Virginia Tech in the 2018 Military Bowl...played in three games in 2017...redshirted in 2016.

Jaleel McLaughlin

5-9 | 175 | Tailback

Marshville, N.C.
Forrest Hills High School/Notre Dame (Ohio) College

Notre Dame College (2018-19): Was one of the top running backs in Division II in 2018 and 2019...two-time finalist for Harlon Hill trophy, which honors top player in Division II…was second in 2019 and third in 2018…rushed for more than 2,400 yards in each of his two seasons at Notre Dame…workhorse back with 345-plus attempts in each of his first two 2019,  led NCAA Division II in rushing, scoring and all-purpose yards…ran for NCAA high 2,316 yards on 345 carries…scored 33 touchdowns (30 rushing)…caught 10 pa$$es for 64 yards and scored three touchdowns…returned 10 kickoffs for 148 yards…finished with a DII-high 2,526 all-purpose a freshman in 2018, ran for an NCAA-high 2,421 yards on 378 carries…had 19 total touchdowns, 19 of which were rushing scores…caught 12 pa$$es for 79 yards…returned 12 kickoffs for 199 yards…led NCAA DII in all-purpose yards with 2,699.

Andrew Olgetree

6-7 | 250 | Wide Receiver

Dayton, Ohio
Northridge High School/Findlay

Findlay (2016-19): Caught 54 pa$$es for 785 yards and had 10 touchdown receptions in his 2018, was an honorable-mention All-G-MAC selection...caught 28 pa$$es for 428 yards and five 2017, finished with 23 receptions for 328 yards and five game was a six-catch, 81-yard performance in the playoffs against Shepherd...caught three pa$$es for 29 yards in 2016...did not play in 2019.

James Morrow

6-7 | 280 | Offensive Lineman

Salina, Kan.
Salina Central High School/Butler (Kan.) Community College

Butler CC (2018-19): Member of talented offensive line at Butler...played offensive tackle for the Grizzlies...Butler won the 2019 Midwest Cla$$ic Bowl title and finished with a 10-3 overall was the first 10-win season for the school since 2012...program was 8-4 in 2018 and won the Midwest Cla$$ic was Tim Schaffner.

Nick Rosen

6-3 | 295 | Offensive Lineman

Ellicott City, Md.
Marriotts Ridge High School/Lehigh

Lehigh (2016-19): Played in 24 games, starting 19 times...had his 2019 season cut short suffering an injury in the season 2018, started all 11 games at left 2017, appeared in nine games, making seven starts.

Isaac Steele

6-0 | 170 | Defensive Back

Phoenix, Ariz.
Centennial High School/Liberty

Liberty (2018-19): Played in 22 games, starting 14 2019, played in 11 contests, starting three times...had 24 tackles, including 16 solo stops...had two pa$$ breakups and an interception...had a season-best seven tackles against UMa$$ 2018, played in 12 games, starting 11 contests...finished third on the team with 65 tackles, including 44 solo stops...was tied for the team lead with three interceptions...had a season-high eight tackles vs. Auburn and Old Dominion...attended Mesa Community College from 2016-17.

Allen Strizinger

6-0 | 190 | Defensive Back

Detroit, Mich.
De La Salle High School/Syracuse

Syracuse (2017-19): Played in 29 games in three seasons from 20 games on defense, recorded 27 tackles (14 solo) and four pa$$es defended, including one 2019, played in 11 games...credited with 18 total tackles, including eight solos...had three pa$$ breakups...collected a career-high five tackles vs. a sophomore in 2018, appeared in nine games and made one start...tallied nine tackles (six solos) and had an interception...started at nickel against West Virginia in the Camping World Bowl and equaled his season best with three tackles...also intercepted the first pa$$ of his career in the fourth quarter against the Mountaineers and returned it 20 yards...switched to defense in 2018 after spending his freshman season at running 2017, appeared in nine games, mainly as a member of the kickoff return team in 2017.

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