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Ma'lik Richardson had two tackles in Youngstown State's win Saturday, one day after an appeals court rejected the school's request to prevent him from playing.
Ma'lik Richmond played in Youngstown State's 59-9 win over Central Connecticut State on Saturday, a day after a federal appeals court declined a university request to keep the defensive end from playing.
A federal appeals court declined to block a judge's decision to allow Ma'lik Richmond to play football for Youngstown State for at least the next 14 days. Richmond, 21, was convicted of rape as a teenager.
A U.S. district judge has ruled that Ma'lik Richmond, who was convicted of rape as a teen, will be temporarily reinstated to the Youngstown State football team.
Nathan Mays ran for a touchdown, threw for another and Youngstown State rolled over Robert Morris 30-0 on Saturday.
Jester Weah hauled in an 11-yard touchdown pass on the opening possession of overtime to give Pittsburgh the lead and Bricen Garner picked off Youngstown State's Hunter Wells in the end zone to help the Panthers hold off Youngstown State 28-21 in the...
Ma'lik Richmond, who was convicted of rape as a juvenile, has been allowed to walk on to the Youngstown State football team. As espnW's Kavitha Davidson writes, education is a right, but sports are a privilege, one that confers both status and advantages.
Youngstown State drew criticism for taking Ma'Lik Richmond, who was convicted of rape as a teen in 2012, on the team as a walk-on and has announced it will not allow Richmond to play in any games this season.
A Youngstown State University student has started a petition to have Ma'lik Richmond, one of the players at the center of the 2012 Steubenville rape case, removed from the football team.
Jordan Raanan ESPN Staff Writer
The Giants selected DE Avery Moss in the fifth round (167th overall). Moss has a checkered background and missed the 2014 season but is an athletic pass rusher.
Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer
Youngstown DE Derek Rivers, the Patriots' initial third-round pick (No. 83), just held a conference call with reporters and one of the biggest takeaways was how he said the Senior Bowl was a great experience for him because he comes from a smaller school. "For an FCS guy, it's very important," he said. "Everybody questions the competition ... when I got to practice and play with some of those guys that I see on TV, on ESPN, it was pretty cool."
Patriots use first pick on Derek Rivers
The Super Bowl champions had to wait 83 picks before drafting the Youngstown State DE, whom Mel Kiper Jr. calls an under-the-radar pass-rusher with impressive tape and workout numbers.
Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer
The Patriots have selected Youngstown defensive end Derek Rivers with their initial draft choice, No. 83 overall (third round). Rivers set a school record with 41 sacks, totaled 35 repetitions on the bench press, and his 2.53-second 20-yard split was among the best at the position and an indication of his burst. He was a pre-draft visitor to the Patriots at Gillette Stadium.
James Madison has rewarded head coach Mike Houston with a restructured contract after leading the Dukes to this year's FCS championship.
James Madison played all season as if it knew something the rest of the FCS didn't know, but on Saturday, there was no denying who's the best team in the nation.
Khalid Abdullah ran for 101 yards and two touchdowns as James Madison won its second Football Championship Subdivision title by beating Youngstown State 28-14 on Saturday.
Late Youngstown State TD not enough
Hunter Wells found Jermiah Braswell for this score late in the fourth quarter, but it wasn't enough, as the Penguins fell to James Madison 28-14 in the FCS championship game.
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