YSU President Jim Tressel, also the school's most successful football coach, and YSU Head Football Coach Bo Pelini, adamantly sought a standout player convicted in 2012 of the vilest form of sexual violence.

A Rapist Recruited This Season as a “Practice Dummy” Sues YSU - Ma’lik Richmond Wants Game Time!

- After being cast head first into a national scandal, what’s a 20-year-old to do but create even more?

Ma’lik Richmond, the Youngstown State University football player who made national news in early August for being allowed to practice with the football team, has filed a civil rights lawsuit demanding that YSU put him on the active player roster as early as this weekend, when the Penguins host …