YSU coach on paid leave pending investigation

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Richard McNutt

The Youngstown State Penguins will begin their 2018 season this weekend, but one of the team’s assistant coaches won’t be on the sidelines.

University officials confirmed Wednesday that Richard McNutt, who is the Penguins’ co-defensive coordinator, was placed on paid administrative leave last week.

McNutt is the subject of what’s being called an “internal investigation,” but officials will not say why.

McNutt has been with the Penguin staff the last four years.

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