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Youngstown State senior tailback Jaleel McLaughlin has been named a preseason first-team All-American by Phil Steele, the organization announced this week. A group of 10 Penguins earned preseason All-MVFC honors by the outlet.

McLaughlin has been receiving numerous preseason accolades which includes being named to the Walter Payton Award Watch List, as well as being a preseason second-team All-American by Stats Perform. He was recognized as a preseason first-team All-Missouri Valley Football Conference selection.

YSU players who were tabbed first, second, third or fourth team includes: McLaughlin (first team), offensive lineman Jaison Williams (second team), linebacker Greg Benton Jr. (second team), wide receiver Bryce Oliver (third team), defensive end Dylan Wudke (third team), placekicker Colt McFadden (third team), defensive end James Jackson (fourth team), linebacker Griffin Hoak (fourth team), long snapper Sam Merryman (fourth team) and cornerback Troy Jakubec (fourth team).

 Players Mentioned:

#48 Griffin Hoak
    LB
    6' 1"
    220 lbs
    Junior

#8 James Jackson
    DE
    6' 2"
    230 lbs
    Senior

#2 Troy Jakubec
    DB
    6' 1"
    175 lbs
    Sophomore

#19 Colt McFadden
    PK
    6' 0"
    200 lbs
    Senior

#8 Jaleel McLaughlin
    TB
    5' 9"
    195 lbs
    Senior

#0 Sam Merryman
    LS
    6' 2"
    210 lbs
    Sophomore

#0 Bryce Oliver
    WR
    6' 1"
    215 lbs
    Junior

#54 Jaison Williams
    OL
    6' 2"
    310 lbs
    Sophomore

#17 Dylan Wudke
    DE
    6' 4"
    245 lbs
    Sophomore

#5 Greg Benton Jr.
    LB
    6' 1"
    230 lbs
    Senior