Youngstown State signs eight players on Wednesday

YOUNGSTOWN — Youngstown State’s football program added eight players on National Signing Day Wednesday, inclduing local talent Karter Kellgren, a 6-foot-4, 300 pound offensive lineman from Poland.

Kellgren committed to YSU in August, but officially signed his letter of intent Wednesday. The senior was an honorable All-Ohio Division IV selection and a first-team OPSWA Northeast Inland All-District selection in Division IV.

Brandon Alexander, a quarterback from nearby Alliance High School joins the team as well. Alexander was a second-team All-Ohio Division III selection this past season and was a three-year starter with the Avaitors and led them to three consecutive playoff berths.

The Penguins also added a trio of players from the Toldeo area in EJ Johnson, J’Shun Rushing and Da’Shun Tanner.


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