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APSU Football’s Omar Williams dismissed for academic reasons

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – Sophomore running back Omar Williams has been dismissed from the Austin Peay State University’s football team for academic reasons.

Williams finished 2013 with 636 yards rushing on 157 carries.

Austin Peay's Omar Williams released from Governors Football Team. (Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay’s Omar Williams released from Governors Football Team. (Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Football team to hold first scrimmage this Saturday

 

APSU Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – After seven practices, Austin Peay State University’s football team will scrimmage for the first time, 9:30am, Saturday, in Governors Stadium.

The scrimmage is open to the public. Entrance is expected to be on the east side or in the north end zone.

Austin Peay Governors Football. (Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Governors Football. (Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Governors Football to begin Spring Practice Tuesday

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors Sports - APSUClarksville, TN – A little more than a year ago, Kirby Cannon was named Austin Peay State University’s head coach. Tuesday (1:30pm) will see Cannon and staff open their second spring practice.

Austin Peay Football set Tuesday to being Spring Practice. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Football set Tuesday to being Spring Practice. (APSU Sports Information)

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Govs enter Spring Football ready for the chance to get better

 

Legends Bank, Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – Since the final horn sounded to end Austin Peay State University’s 0-12 football season in 2013, head coach Kirby Cannon and his Governors have gone through the off season counting the days until they could get back on the field to get better and put last season behind them.

The wait is all but over, as spring football practice opens for the Governors April 2nd, with Cannon ready to begin his second season and looking to continue building the program and improving on the foundation that was begun a year ago.

APSU Football Practice

APSU Football Practice.

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APSU Governors Football to tackle Fort Campbell’s Outdoor Recreation Challenge Course

 

Teamwork. Leadership. Trust. Qualities any coach looks for in his football players.

Austin Peay State University Governors Sports - APSUClarksville, TN – Kirby Cannon is just such a coach. In his second offseason at the helm of Austin Peay State University’s football program, Cannon is overseeing a program culture change that has claimed two winning seasons since the turn of the century.

As he has revamped recruiting, conditioning and other program aspects, so too has he attempted to instill the above qualities in his players.

Austin Peay Football. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Football. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University’s Governors Stadium grows in front of players eyes during spring practice

 

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APSU - Austin Peay State University SportsClarksville, TN – As new Governors Stadium is being built right in front of its eyes, Austin Peay State University’s football team will begin spring practice, Tuesday, April 1st, in the stadium.

Yes, a few short weeks ago it would have impossible for the Govs to look at the field and even consider practicing.  Long trenches were cut across the field to allow conduit and electrical cables to be installed. Heavy equipment was parked on different areas of the field. APSU will not be able to use the entire field—in particular the home side—but they will have enough field available on the east side to provide adequate areas.

Austin Peay's Governors Stadium starts to take shape. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay’s Governors Stadium starts to take shape. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University’s Iosua Siliva finalist for Ashe Award

 

APSU Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Governors Sports - APSUFairfax, VA – Austin Peay State University football player Iosua Siliva has been named a finalist for the 2014 Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar Award, an annual award given by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education.

APSU Football's Iosua Silva. (Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

APSU Football’s Iosua Silva. (Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Red Coat Society to induct President Tim Hall, Jack B. Turner Saturday

 

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APSU - Austin Peay State University SportsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University President Tim Hall and local businessman Jack B. Turner will be inducted into the Red Coat Society, in between games of the Lady Govs-Governors 5:15pm, Saturday doubleheader with Eastern Kentucky.

The Red Coat Society, now in its 11th year, serves as a Hall of Fame of service for the Governors Club, APSU’s Athletics booster club.

Austin Peay Governors Club Red Coat Society. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Governors Club Red Coat Society. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University’s Kirby Cannon announces first football recruiting class

 

Austin Peay State University Governors Sports - APSUClarksville, TN – Head coach Kirby Cannon is hopeful his first Austin Peay State University recruiting class will be remembered as the one that helped turnaround the Governors football fortunes.

As of Wednesday, the Governors will enter the 2014 season with 29 new faces on an ever-changing roster. That class could expand in coming days.

APSU announces first football signing class under Kirby Cannon. (APSU Sports Information)

APSU announces first football signing class under Kirby Cannon. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Football’s The Kirby Cannon Show to hold “Signing Day Edition” Wednesday at The Gilroy

 

APSU - Austin Peay State University SportsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University alumni, students and fans are invited to join head football coach Kirby Cannon and staff for a “Signing Day Edition” of “The Kirby Cannon Show,” 5:00pm, Wednesday, at The Gilroy for the announcement of the 2014 Governors football signing class.

Austin Peay Football Coach Kirby Cannon.

Austin Peay Football Coach Kirby Cannon.

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