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YSU Penguin Athletics / Re: Spring Practice
« on: March 18, 2019, 03:24:25 PM »
I think Mark Schuler graduated and he isn't playing anymore.

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YSU Penguin Athletics / Re: Football Recruiting
« on: February 12, 2019, 07:04:43 AM »
What is Bricillo doing? Seeing as how the game is win a lost in the trenches I would have expected more.  That is not good in my opinion.

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YSU Penguin Athletics / Re: Pelini Contract
« on: January 17, 2019, 05:33:54 AM »
Good conversation. Wolf's biggest issue was his hiring of two poor DC's. Then he booted so many players his first year, it scared off recruits. Then when we were able to land coach Shane we were losing games while putting up record numbers on offense. Look at the numbers, there is not one Wolf era top-9 player in Tackles, Solo Tackles, Assists, Sacks, Break-ups. One thing that I will say about Bo ...I think that he is used to top-notch recruits (and recruiting staff) at Nebraska. The average recruit at out level needs work. I am not sure that Bo and staff put enough into the fundamentals. If Tress came back, to the sidelines, I would like to think that he would hire Heacock before Bo. Heacock brings MVFC history. They are Complimenting coaches & less chance of conflict.

And Montgomery put up yards agathe little sisters of the poor but couldn't score on elite teams either.  Those are the facts take it or leave it.  Now we have an OC woth no scheme.  Montgomery had a short yardage death by a thousand cuts strategy that allowed defenses to load the box and shut down the entire thing.  The only time I saw it change was during the run to the NC with Bo.  Wells threw deep passes and we won a lot of games.  That being said, I watched us piss down out legs way too many times to offset one good season

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YSU Penguin Athletics / Re: Pelini Contract
« on: January 06, 2019, 12:45:06 PM »
Winning consistently will bring funds.  YSU is a football school and football is all that matters.

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YSU Penguin Athletics / Re: Trib: Decision to stay, or go, is on Pelini
« on: November 23, 2018, 07:34:28 PM »
I thought his articles had been neither pro nor against the program for all these years. He had some good insight and analysis on the YSU games. I actually enjoyed the football and basketball report/analysis better on the Warren Tribune than on the Vindy. Vargo had some good reports on YSU MBB.
There was not a single article on Vindy on the YSU's win over Westminister (Tribune had an article)....... So much for home town news paper.
Deadline was 9:30 on Wednesday night. Game started at 7. We shot the game and held for the final score and a few details. Nature of the beast with Thanksgiving inserts and such. Same deal for as long as I can remember.

Ed,

 Why were Sclazo's write-ups available to non-subscribers? I live in Georgia and don't subscribe because most vindy news isn't relevant.  I would subscribe to a football season only sports package.    most papers make you answer some sort of survey to read.  Vindy now doesn't allow it.  Have you thought about changing the business model?

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We had a locker room problem this year, broke in a new coaching staff, lost a defensive coach for several weeks, and had some key injuries in fall camp that took away the ability for them to compete with the elite teams. The team did not reach its potential for those reasons.

Pelini may be a pain in the a$$, but he's also not stupid. I heard he has been recruiting hard. He knows he was a few players away from fielding a contender and he didn't have the depth to get it there. He is also an excellent defensive coach and I felt like they did improve on defense but far from being elite at the FCS level.  The loss of Carl and addition of D'Alesio was dramatic.  We have some nice DT's and missing an elite DE.  we also had smart but undersized LB's.  The back end was a mess due to inexperienced players that were in there because the starters had season ending injuries and it hurt us.   The OL was a weak point.  The offense lacked a noticable scheme and QB play was inconsistent.  As bad as that sounds we still had playoff potential. The only 2 teams that handled the OL have a bye week in the playoffs. 

The thing is that in today's recruiting world you need facilities and we have the indoor facility, lockerroom, and gym etc.  The stadium is going to need an overhaul soon, but otherwise the campus has top notch first class D1 facilities and in my book you need that to assist in recruiting.  But at the end of the day the performance comes down to people and we lacked the experience,  and a few talented players that would have given more consistency and a higher level of play. 

USF Bulls started a program out of a trailer and became instantly competitive a few years back. 

UCF Knights went from worst to a top ten team in 2 years. 

Putting it together and getting it to work together is like playing Jenga.  There is a fragility to the whole thing and the pieces need to be put together in a certain way to maximize potential.
How those pieces fit matter and it is different from year to year but always fragile if you want to reach the highest level of play.

We weren't too far off.  Just my $.02. 



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YSU Penguin Athletics / Re: U.N.I. Game week
« on: November 10, 2018, 10:37:16 PM »
Nice victory. Where was this kind of play all year? Let's finish strong next week. Seems like the defense is playing really well as of late


I really think that the coaching changes (OC and DC) as well as the issues with the other defensive coach, and all of the injuries with a new QB really effd us up.  We are now settled in and playing more kids.  Finally playing loser to potential

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YSU Penguin Athletics / Re: U.N.I. Game week
« on: November 08, 2018, 10:31:42 AM »
I hate UNI.

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YSU Penguin Athletics / Re: NDSU In-Game Thread
« on: November 05, 2018, 09:20:45 PM »
  The offensive scheme and play calling is broken.  McCaster only 8 carries?   Mays carrying the ball 24 times, he would never make it through a season.  At the end of the half is on the coaches, Mays has to be told over and over, if receiver open in end zone take a shot, if not, throw it away and kick the field goal.  Even if it is a first down at the 2 or 3 yard line, YSU had no timeouts.  Still would have to spike for field goal.  Brian Crist is lost as the coordinator.


OL can't block.  They ran the QB to get an extra hat on them, especially with the RPO.  We couldn't block their DL and that was a big factor in the game.  I thought the game plan was solid.  However, we had too many penalties and two major mistakes by the Qb.

1 the slide where he could have gotten the first down and didn't.  We hung hunter out to dry for the same thing.  May's made a big mistake there nobody is saying anything.
2 the worst mistake in the game, spiking the ball on 4th down.
3 dropped pass by the receiver that was wide open (not the QBs fault)
Those mistakes costs us points and ultimately the game.  Surprisingly they matched up well with them.

I watch a lot of football and know what I saw.  Anyone disagree?

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YSU Penguin Athletics / Re: Football recruiting
« on: November 05, 2018, 09:12:05 PM »
Call it what you want.  The OL didn't get the job done against NDSU, but out one's matched up with NDSU and when they decide to play, they can be outstanding.  If the OL was better we would have scored on many of those drives.  Now I am pissed that the team doesn't have the internal leadership to win.  Sad, especially when you can play with the best.

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YSU Penguin Athletics / Re: SIU In-Game Thread
« on: October 29, 2018, 11:45:12 AM »
There are issues in the locker room.  The reason we are not performing to standards

I said this October 6th.  I am bringing this back up again.  Savon Smith said it all in the post game presser vs Indiana State


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YSU Penguin Athletics / Re: Indiana State
« on: October 29, 2018, 07:58:57 AM »
Bo has good relationships with his players.  Not so much with administrators. 

His problem is that he hired rookie coaches because we don't pay "Jack Squat" to the staff.  You get what you pay for.  We are  getting what we deserve when it comes to coaching salaries
 Sorry, but had to say it.
Power, these are the same salaries that coached us to a national championship game just a few years ago. They are right in the middle of the national average and slightly higher then North Dakota State and South Dakota state and the rest of the Missouri. That was part of the reason why Nic McKissic Luke joined the staff


I am not sure you are correct.  We are paying only 60-70k for assistants a d Bo gave up some of his salary so he could pay his coordinators more (my understanding).  You could be a truck driver and make more than the assistant coaches so why would anyone want to do it?

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YSU Penguin Athletics / Re: North Dakota State Week
« on: October 28, 2018, 08:27:02 PM »
Get ready for an ash whoopin

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YSU Penguin Athletics / Re: Indiana State
« on: October 28, 2018, 08:26:25 PM »
If you do not win and get the support of boosters, alumni and the general public revenue will be down.  This is not good for the athletic budget.  When you let men's basketball and football become below average you are going to have money issues.  Good results in basketball and football is also good PR for the university.   

we should have .over up  into the AAC if the MAC didnt want  yo. 

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YSU Penguin Athletics / Re: Indiana State
« on: October 28, 2018, 07:35:16 PM »
Bo has good relationships with his players.  Not so much with administrators. 

His problem is that he hired rookie coaches because we don't pay "Jack Squat" to the staff.  You get what you pay for.  We are  getting what we deserve when it comes to coaching salaries
 Sorry, but had to say it.

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