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Incarnate Word
« on: August 25, 2021, 09:30:21 AM »
Let’s get the party started! 
THE DRIVE FOR 5

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Re: Incarnate Word
« Reply #1 on: August 25, 2021, 02:42:47 PM »
  Incarnate Word very good QB, they have skill and can score.  Defense is not good.  We should be able to run he ball all night against them.

 On a side note, I hear Mark Waid is no longer looked at as a QB.  He will be a hybrid RB/TE/Wildcat look.

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« Reply #2 on: August 25, 2021, 03:48:22 PM »
Well that mark waid news is interesting fan. If we have to get into a shoot out with a good offense in incarnate ward I'm concerned. Hopefully our defense gets some stops, because if our offensive plays like last year we will get crushed. Our chances of winning will solely depend on how much our offense has improved.

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« Reply #3 on: August 25, 2021, 05:24:55 PM »
QB is going to be a big, big problem for this team.

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« Reply #4 on: August 25, 2021, 05:49:01 PM »
From the Incarnate Word athletic site:

They were 3-3 in the spring, starting fast but losing the last three games.

They pa$$ed for 377 yards per game.  They also ran well (175 ypg.)  However, as 1990 noted, their defense is bad.  They gave up 318 in the air and 215 on the ground.

They averaged 42 points per game; they gave up nearly 42 points per game.

They scored 34 touchdowns in six games but gave up 32.

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« Reply #5 on: August 25, 2021, 05:52:12 PM »
QB is going to be a big, big problem for this team.

Explain this chief.  Not a Crenshaw fan? 

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« Reply #6 on: August 25, 2021, 06:52:01 PM »
QB is going to be a big, big problem for this team.

Explain this chief.  Not a Crenshaw fan?

He's probably got the best potential out of all the QB's but there's a big difference from looking good in practice and in a real game throwing a pa$$ which he has yet to do. He's a definite dual threat but there are going to be growing pains in the pa$$ing game. I expect it to be more of like the spring with a short check down game plan. I also would not rule out Craycraft from getting playing time as well.

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« Reply #7 on: August 26, 2021, 03:07:25 PM »
Chief, what are your thoughts on the new WRs? Also yeah that's concerning.

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« Reply #8 on: August 26, 2021, 07:14:28 PM »
Chief, what are your thoughts on the new WRs? Also yeah that's concerning.

Good group. Oliver, the transfer from Kentucky is going to be a really nice addition for the team.

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« Reply #9 on: August 31, 2021, 05:48:55 PM »
True freshman and a RS freshman who was playing DE last year starring at guard on the OL this year for the Guins.... Not great. Defense should be soldi again. All depends on the line and QB play.

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« Reply #10 on: August 31, 2021, 06:24:16 PM »
Chief, what are your thoughts on the new WRs? Also yeah that's concerning.

Good group. Oliver, the transfer from Kentucky is going to be a really nice addition for the team.

If Craycroft starts at QB, it doesn’t really matter who plays at WR. He won’t find them.

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« Reply #11 on: August 31, 2021, 07:15:16 PM »
I'm so glad that Phillips retained he and Tressel's buddy Peterson.  Must've been a prerequisite for the job so he could pad his state pension.  He brings nothing to the team.  If you need anymore convincing look at the OL that he was solely responsible for recruiting and coaching.   If this isn't true, how/why is he still on staff?   

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« Reply #12 on: August 31, 2021, 11:18:04 PM »
Good hype vid except Phillips looks like a lil b—— wearing a muzzle.

https://fb.watch/7KGtyAr15P/

"These two cats that we played against from Youngstown State were as good of pa$$ rushers as I've seen"

--WVU Head Coach Dana Holgorsen

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« Reply #13 on: September 01, 2021, 05:46:11 AM »
From today’s Tribune/Vindy:

Penguins eager for 1st test

LOCAL SPORTS
SEP 1, 2021

JOEL WHETZEL
Staff writer
jwhetzel@tribtoday.com
 
 

Correspondent photo / Robert Hayes Youngstown State coach Doug Phillips looks onward after breaking a team huddle prior to individual sessions on August 14th, 2020, during Fall Camp.

YOUNGSTOWN — How far has the Youngstown State football team come since the odd spring season? We’ll get our answer Thursday night.


The Penguins kick off their 40th season at Stambaugh Stadium with a game against the Southland Conference’s Incarnate Word. The Cardinals are a high-octane team that will present plenty of challenges for YSU.

Youngstown State head coach Doug Phillips says he is excited to see the progress his team has made during the offseason and fall camp.

“I get excited to see the work we put in and see what we can do,” he said. “I think you see what you see in practice, but our guys are tired of going against each other. They’re excited to go against an opponent. I’m more excited to see the work they put in and how does it look? Then we’ll make our tweaks and adjustments after that.”

Running back Jaleel McLaughlin echoed the excitement.


“It feels really good, and seems like it went by quickly. But it’s really good and I’m excited,” he said of being back into game week.

The Penguins will feature some new faces at some different positions, beginning with the quarterback spot.

Last year’s starter, Mark Waid, is now third on the depth chart and is repping at the H-back position.

“Mark is too good of a football player not to play somewhere on the football field,” Phillips said. “We have an opportunity to do a lot with him, and we’re moving in that direction. He’s too good, and we believe as a football player he can help us win a lot of games in the future.”

As for the QB1 spot, it’s down to Joe Craycraft and Demeatric Crenshaw, who both were listed as the potential starter on this week’s depth chart.

Though Phillips won’t say who is going under center when the game kicks off Thursday, he did note that the team isn’t keen on splitting reps between the group moving forward.

“We kind of did that in the spring, and it’s hard getting one guy ready to play football, nonetheless two. We went through this camp, and everyone had the opportunity to compete,” Phillips said. “When you get to it, you have to give reps to one person more than the others. We’re starting the season, and that’s our mindset.”

The receiving position also got a bit of a makeover, as transfer receivers Bryce Oliver (Kentucky) and Jorge Porterreal (Lehigh) will start alongside C.J. Charleston. Sam St. Surin also is back in the mix this year.

All of that is done in hopes of jumpstarting the YSU offense, which ranked 86th out of 97 teams in terms of total offense (269.6 yards per game) and 88th in scoring offense (15.7 points per game).

“We have to score points. … Incarnate Word averages 42 points a game. For us to be successful with the style of football we play in our league, you want to score 28-30 points a game,” Phillips said. “Touchdowns win games; field goals won’t cut it. You have to be able to score touchdowns. Offensively, we had to look at that, evaluate it and find a better way of doing things than we did in the spring.”

A full preview of YSU’s matchup with Incarnate Word will be in Thursday’s edition.

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« Reply #14 on: September 01, 2021, 08:41:31 AM »
Goodnews, you nailed it on the offensive line.  Since Carm Bricillo left for the Patriots the O line has declined.  Peterson and his son on staff is a joke.  Let's hope he and Phillips prove us wrong.