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October 10th, 2013 | 7:00pm CDT
Clarksville, TN – After five straight games on the road—plus a bye week, Austin Peay State University Football finally plays a home game in Week 6 of the 2013 season.
The Govs are the last FCS or FBS to play a home game this season.
Knoxville, TN – The curtain will rise on the Kirby Cannon Era, 5:00pm, Saturday, when Austin Peay State University plays Tennessee for the first time in program history.
Cannon, who was hired as Austin Peay’s 18th head coach in mid-March, is only the third APSU coach hired in the last 50 years that owned previous college-coaching head-coaching experience.
Clarksville, TN - Austin Peay State University’s football team will conduct its second spring scrimmage, 9:30am, Friday in Governors Stadium.
The scrimmage will feature Governors first-team offense against the second-team defense and the second-team offense against the first-team defense. With mandatory campus activities for freshmen taking place much of the day, almost no third-team scrimmaging will occur. In fact, the freshmen absence will limit the total play numbers run during the scrimmage.
Clarksville, TN – The first preseason camp of the Kirby Cannon Era will begin Sunday when Austin Peay State University’s football team reports to campus.
Actually, the Governors veterans are expected on campus during the weekend with the freshmen checking into Castle Heights, Sunday, before the team undergoes physicals and meets for the first time en mass that night. The Govs will undergo conditioning tests Monday before they practice for the first time, Tuesday.
Clarksville, TN - Austin Peay State University football’s “mini-recruiting class” will feature much-needed skill position help as well as offensive line depth.
APSU Sports: Austin Peay Football
Clarksville, TN – It will be the offense versus the defense, 11:00am, Saturday, when Austin Peay State University’s football team holds its annual Red-White spring game at Governors Stadium.
APSU Sports: Austin Peay Football
Clarksville, TN – The annual Red-White Spring football game will be held 11:00am, Saturday , in Governors Stadium.
The contest will serve as the culmination of Austin Peay State University’s first spring practice under new head coach Kirby Cannon.
Austin Peay vs. Tennessee State
September 15th, 2012 • 1:00pm • Nashville, TN • Hale Stadium (15,000)
Clarksville, TN – Death, taxes, political flip flops are sure things….so is a close football contest between Austin Peay State University and Tennessee State University, at least since the Governors rejoined the Ohio Valley Conference in 2007.
APSU and TSU have played five times since the Governors returned to the Ohio Vally Conference. No game has been decided by more than three points, including last year’s 37-34 Govs win. APSU has outscored TSU 153-148 in those five games, with the Govs having won the last three meetings.
Austin Peay vs. Virginia Tech
September 8th, 2012 • 12:30pm CT
Blacksburg, VA – In the last three years Austin Peay has played Big 10 (Wisconsin) and Big East (Cincinnati) programs for the first time in University history. This weekend the Governors will play an Atlantic Coast Conference school for the first time when they travel to Blacksburg, VA, to face Virginia Tech.
Kickoff will occur 12:34pm, CDT from Lane Stadium, considered one of most difficult places in the country to play for visiting teams. For a second straight week, APSU will have a game broadcast by ESPN3. John Sadak and John Gregory will have the call while Rontina McCann will serve as sidelines reporter.
Austin Peay Governors vs. Western Kentucky
Bowling Green, KY – A pair of former rivals will open the 2012 season, 6:00pm, Saturday, when Austin Peay travels to Bowling Green, KY, to play Western Kentucky.
Western Kentucky was a charter member of the Ohio Valley Conference from 1948-81 before becoming a football independent. They rejoined the OVC briefly as an associate member before moving to the Gateway Football Conference-that run included the 2002 I-AA National Championship.
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