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Instant Peay Play: APSU Governors Football showing some encouraging signs in spring practice

 

Legends Bank, Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – As the Austin Peay football team goes through its third spring practice under head coach Kirby Cannon what has been at times a steep learning curve for the Govs in the past doesn’t seem as steep with more than a few encouraging indications shown in the first scrimmage.

The Governors return a veteran group on defense this spring, but they also have more that their share of talented playmakers at the skill positions poised to make their own statement come fall.

Austin Peay Football Spring Practice.  (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Football Spring Practice. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Governors Football has strong Spring Scrimmage Saturday

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – In Saturday’s first scrimmage – a short 33-play affair at Governors Stadium – Austin Peay State University football team showed fight and moxie on the field, encouraging signs for head coach Kirby Cannon in his third spring at the helm.

Austin Peay Football held first Spring Scrimmage, Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Football held first Spring Scrimmage, Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Governors Football to hold first Spring Scrimmage Saturday

 

APSU Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – With a handful of practices in the books, Austin Peay State University football team will take the field to scrimmage for the first time this spring, noon, Saturday, at Governors Stadium.

After a 2014 spring interrupted by stadium construction, the Govs have enjoyed excellent weather and a more tranquil Governors Stadium this spring, giving coaches and players a calmer ground upon which to hone their craft.

Austin Peay Football's first Spring Scimmage is set for Saturday at noon. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Football’s first Spring Scimmage is set for Saturday at noon. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Governors Football’s 2015 Schedule released

 

Austin Peay Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – Five home dates, including the season opener, dot the schedule for Austin Peay State University football in 2015, its second in refurbished Governors Stadium.

Austin Peay Football. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Football. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Governors Football to begin Spring Practice Tuesday

 

Austin Peay Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University football opens its third spring practice under head coach Kirby Cannon, 3:30pm, Tuesday, at Governors Stadium eager to get back on the field as it begins preparations for the 2015 campaign.

Austin Peay Football set to begin Spring Practice tomorrow. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Football set to begin Spring Practice tomorrow. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Governors Football sign kicker Blake Levin

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – It took until Week 10 for Austin Peay State University’s football team to attempt a field goal.  The Govs are hopeful they have solved their kicking and punting concerns with the signing of Blake Levin.

The Cheyenne, Wyoming native will have three seasons of eligibility remaining after serving as kicker at Santa Barbara (CA) City College in 2014.

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Austin Peay State University Governors Football 2015 Recruiting Class focused on Linemen

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University literally could re-title a popular old Glen Campbell song with its 2015 football recruiting class.

Instead of “Wichita Lineman” it easily could be titled “Austin Peay Linemen” as the Governors expect to bring some 17 new linemen to campus in 2015.

Austin Peay State University Governors Football 2015 National Signing Day. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Football signing day class to be previewed Wednesday at The Gilroy

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University alumni, students and fans are invited to join head football coach Kirby Cannon and staff for a special “Signing Day Edition” of “The Kirby Cannon Show,” 5:00pm, Wednesday, at The Gilroy for the announcement of the 2015 Governors football signing class.

Austin Peay Football head coach Kirby Cannon. (Brittney Sparn - APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Football head coach Kirby Cannon. (Brittney Sparn – APSU Sports Information)

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Grant Leaver, Ed Bunio, Bob Bradley inducted into APSU’s Athletics Hall of Fame

 

Written by Brad Kirtley
Austin Peay Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – One of the greatest Golf Governors in Austin Peay State University history plus a former football standout who returned to his alma mater to help guide the program to its only Ohio Valley Conference title were inducted into the APSU Athletics Hall of Fame, Saturday morning in a breakfast ceremony in the Dunn Center’s Hall of Fame lobby.

In addition, a former superb basketball player from Austin Peay’s small college era was enshrined as part of the Hall of Fame’s Honors category.

(L to R) Grant Leaver, Ed Bunio, Bob Bradley were inducted into Austin Peay State University's Athletics Hall of Fame Saturday morning. (APSU Sports Information)

(L to R) Grant Leaver, Ed Bunio, Bob Bradley were inducted into Austin Peay State University’s Athletics Hall of Fame Saturday morning. (APSU Sports Information)

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Ed Bunio forged Hall of Fame playing, coaching career at Austin Peay State University

 

Written by Brad Kirtley
APSU Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – It’s a long way from Carnegie, PA, to Tucson, AZ, in more ways than one. Raised by his grandparents, Ed Bunio needed an athletic scholarship if he wanted to attend college. After his outstanding prep career, Michigan came offering so did Miami…but Bunio chose Arizona.

Some 2,100 miles from home, Bunio literally went from a small town of barely 5,000 people to a campus of 15,000. Bunio loved the campus, the city and all the extracurricular activities that were available. In fact this new world was eye opening, except during the daytime…during class time.

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