2016 Youngstown State Penguins Football Team
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2016 Youngstown State Penguins Football Team
2016 Youngstown State Penguins football
Youngstown State Penguins logo.svg
ConferenceMissouri Valley Football Conference
Ranking
STATSNo. 2
FCS CoachesNo. 2
2016 record12-4 (6-2 MVFC)
Head coach
Offensive coordinatorShane Montgomery (7th season)
Defensive coordinatorCarl Pelini (2nd season)
Home stadiumStambaugh Stadium
(Capacity: 20,630)
Seasons
← 2015
2017 →
2016 Missouri Valley Football Conference standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 3 North Dakota State +^   7 1         12 2  
No. 6 South Dakota State +^   7 1         9 4  
No. 2 Youngstown State ^   6 2         12 4  
Illinois State ^   4 4         6 6  
Northern Iowa   4 4         5 6  
Western Illinois   3 5         6 5  
South Dakota   3 5         4 7  
Indiana State   2 6         4 7  
Missouri State   2 6         4 7  
Southern Illinois   2 6         4 7  
  • + – Conference co-champions
  • ^ – FCS playoff participant
Rankings from STATS Poll

The 2016 Youngstown State Penguins football team represented Youngstown State University in the 2016 NCAA Division I FCS football season. They were led by second-year head coach Bo Pelini and played their home games at Stambaugh Stadium. They were a member of the Missouri Valley Football Conference. Youngstown State finished the season 12-4 overall with a 6-2 mark in MVFC play to finish in third place. They received an at-large bid to the FCS playoffs, where they defeated Samford, Jacksonville State, Wofford, and Eastern Washington to advance to the National Championship Game, where they lost to James Madison.

Schedule

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 17:30 pmDuquesne*ESPN3W 45-1012,219
September 102:00 pmat West Virginia*No. 20RTPTL 21-3856,261
September 174:00 pmRobert Morris*No. 20
  • Stambaugh Stadium
  • Youngstown, OH
ESPN3W 38-619,033
October 14:00 pmSouth DakotaNo. 20
  • Stambaugh Stadium
  • Youngstown, OH
ESPN3W 30-2015,151
October 83:00 pmat No. 23 Illinois StateNo. 15ESPN3W 20-612,570
October 157:00 pmNo. 21 Northern IowaNo. 14
  • Stambaugh Stadium
  • Youngstown, OH
ESPN3W 14-1013,373
October 223:00 pmat No. 7 South Dakota StateNo. 13ESPN3L 10-2417,730
October 294:00 pmIndiana StatedaggerNo. 15
  • Stambaugh Stadium
  • Youngstown, OH
ESPN3W 13-1015,082
November 53:30 pmat No. 4 North Dakota StateNo. 15ESPN3L 3-2418,332
November 1212:00 pmSouthern IllinoisNo. 17
  • Stambaugh Stadium
  • Youngstown, OH
ESPN3W 21-1411,262
November 193:00 pmat Missouri StateNo. 15ESPN3W 65-205,070
November 265:00 pmNo. 23 Samford*No. 13
ESPN3W 38-245,322
December 32:00 pmat No. 2 Jacksonville State*No. 13ESPN3W 40-2418,838
December 102:00 pmNo. 19 Wofford*No. 13
ESPN3W 30-23 2OT8,066
December 176:30 pmat No. 3 Eastern Washington*No. 13ESPNUW 40-385,233
January 7, 201712:00 pmvs. No. 5 James Madison*No. 13ESPN2L 14-2814,423

Roster

Game summaries

Duquesne

1 2 3 4 Total
Dukes 3 7 0 0 10
Penguins 10 14 7 14 45
Overall record Last meeting Result
2-0 2014 YSU, 34-23

at West Virginia

1 2 3 4 Total
#20 Penguins 0 14 0 7 21
Mountaineers 7 7 17 7 38
Overall record Last meeting Result
0-1 1938 WVU, 27-6

Robert Morris

1 2 3 4 Total
Colonials 0 0 6 0 6
#20 Penguins 14 3 14 7 38
Overall record Last meeting Result
1-0 2015 YSU, 21-14 OT

South Dakota

1 2 3 4 Total
Coyotes 3 0 3 14 20
#20 Penguins 10 10 0 10 30
Overall record Last meeting Result
4-0 2015 YSU, 31-3

at Illinois State

1 2 3 4 Total
#15 Penguins 0 3 0 17 20
#23 Redbirds 0 0 6 0 6
Overall record Last meeting Result
12-13 2015 ILST, 31-29

Northern Iowa

1 2 3 4 Total
#21 Panthers 0 10 0 0 10
#14 Penguins 0 0 0 14 14
Overall record Last meeting Result
7-21 2015 UNI, 22-20

at South Dakota State

1 2 3 4 Total
#13 Penguins 3 0 0 7 10
#7 Jackrabbits 14 3 7 0 24
Overall record Last meeting Result
6-11 2015 SDSU, 38-8

Indiana State

1 2 3 4 Total
Sycamores 10 0 0 0 10
#15 Penguins 0 6 0 7 13
Overall record Last meeting Result
20-5 2015 INST, 27-24

at North Dakota State

1 2 3 4 Total
#15 Penguins 0 3 0 0 3
#4 Bison 17 0 0 7 24
Overall record Last meeting Result
4-6 2015 NDSU, 27-24

Southern Illinois

1 2 3 4 Total
Salukis 0 0 7 7 14
#17 Penguins 7 7 0 7 21
Overall record Last meeting Result
14-12-1 2015 SIU, 38-31

at Missouri State

1 2 3 4 Total
#15 Penguins 14 20 17 14 65
Bears 0 10 0 10 20
Overall record Last meeting Result
13-5 2015 YSU, 47-7

FCS Playoffs

First Round-Samford

1 2 3 4 Total
#23 Bulldogs 7 0 0 17 24
#13 Penguins 7 3 14 14 38
Overall record Last meeting Result
3-0 2002 YSU, 37-29

Second Round-Jacksonville State

1 2 3 4 Total
#13 Penguins 17 3 14 6 40
#2 Gamecocks 7 10 7 0 24
Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting

Quarterfinals-Wofford

1 2 3 4OT2OT Total
#19 Terriers 9 0 7 700 23
#13 Penguins 0 13 7 307 30
Overall record Last meeting Result
1-0 1996 YSU, 28-0

Semifinals-Eastern Washington

1 2 3 4 Total
#13 Penguins 7 10 3 20 40
#3 Eagles 10 14 7 7 38
Overall record Last meeting Result
1-0 1997 I-AA Playoffs YSU, 25-14

Championship-James Madison

1 2 3 4 Total
#13 Penguins 0 7 0 7 14
#5 Dukes 14 7 7 0 28
Overall record Last meeting Result
3-1 2006 FCS Playoffs YSU, 35-31

Ranking movements

Ranking movements
Legend: Increase in ranking. Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. ? = Tied with team above or below. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll Pre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Final
STATS FCS RV 20 20 16 20 15 14 13 15 15 17 15 13 2
Coaches RV 22 20 17 15 13 12 12 14 13 15 14 12-T 2

References


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