Joe Kuzma | Founder/Executive Editor

Steel City Underground

Joe Kuzma
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Joe is a graduate of Youngstown State University, with a degree in Professional Writing and Editing. Born and raised in another “Steel City”, Youngstown, Ohio, he often commutes to his second-home of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania for all sorts of tomfoolery, including craft brewery visits, Pens, and Pirates games… and of course, nearly every Steelers home game (and some road games as well).

Flanked by his wife and young daughter, between family, work and everything else, Joe doesn’t know the definition “free time”. A web developer and social media manager by trade, he pounds away with his passion for the Pittsburgh Steelers whenever there’s an open moment; whether that’s recording a new podcast, writing a new article, or searching for an upgrade to his tailgating setup, he lives and breathes the “black and gold”.

In 2014, Joe founded Steel City Underground to satisfy his need to discuss Steelers. In 2016, he expanded the SCU platform to weekly podcasts.

Some of Joe’s hobbies (outside of Pittsburgh sports) include traveling and bingeing on movies and TV shows. Joe also has over 20 years of soccer officiating experience, working everything from youth to amateur levels, and also professional games. He still spends time every Fall working collegiate games in multiple conferences and divisions throughout Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia and New York.

Combining a unique blend of high-level sports experience with a writing degree, Joe helps maintain that Steel City Underground will always be a website full of opinions based on professionalism and integrity.

Recent posts by Joe Kuzma:

Stop! The Steelers do NOT have a quarterback controversy!!

Stop! The Steelers do NOT have a quarterback controversy!!

Joe and Brian bring their usual nonsense to a special bye week bonus edition of the Steel City Underground Podcast to discuss all of the things some of Steelers Nation should stop talking about! Social Media has been abuzz with a lot of spam stories, or others which are simply ...

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Steelers shock Chargers on the road for second win of the season

Steelers shock Chargers on the road for second win of the season

Tune in as Joe and Brian are jubilant over the Steelers stealing a road win from the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday Night Football in a 24-17 victory. But that wasn’t what was expected of anyone as the Steelers strolled into an away venue that felt like a home away ...

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Pittsburgh Steelers QB Devlin Hodges

SCU Week in Review – October 13th

In case you missed it (or anything) the SCU week in review recaps all articles, videos, posts and more, shared via Steel City Underground's various platforms throughout the week.

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Steelers seek revenge for 2018 Sunday Night loss to the Chargers

Steelers seek revenge for 2018 Sunday Night loss to the Chargers

Joe and Brian are back to breakdown the Steelers chances of winning on the road against the Los Angeles Chargers this Sunday, in primetime on Sunday Night Football. Faced with potentially playing a fourth string quarterback, Pittsburgh’s backs are against the wall. However, the Chargers have their own injury problems ...

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Second Steelers victory of the 2019 season falls through their fingertips

Second Steelers victory of the 2019 season falls through their fingertips

Joe and Brian return after a short hiatus of collecting their thoughts to bring you an in-depth look at every angle from the Steelers-Ravens game last Sunday. Among the topics discussed include Mason Rudolph’s concussion off of Earl Thomas’ helmet hit, Mike Tomlin’s overtime decision, and calls made by NFL ...

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