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The APSU Governor’s Football Team meet their loyal followers during Fan Appreciation Day


Austin Peay State University GovernorsDespite threatening skies and warm temperatures, nearly 200 people came out to greet Austin Peay football players during the University’s second Fan Day.

Fans were able to retrieve autographs from their favorite Govs. Fan Day capped a day that saw the Govs scrimmage in the morning followed by Media Day at 1:30 p.m.

APSU head coach Rick Christophel and University President Tim Hall spoke to the crowd as the Govs get ready to kick off the season, Sept. 2, against Cumberland.

President Hall recounted the 7/4 record in the first season back in scholarship football, the trip to the Fargo Dome on a chartered airplane in the second season, and the win against Eastern Kentucky last season. He pointed out that the team trained over the past few weeks in a “brutally hot Tennessee summer”. He said that the it was the job of the fans to see it through by coming to the games, taking part in the tail gate parties, and to bring their friends to the APSU home games.

Fans of APSU Football stream onto the field at Governor's Stadium as part of the 2010 Fan Appreciation Day

Fans of APSU Football stream onto the field at Governor's Stadium as part of the 2010 Fan Appreciation Day

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Become a member of the APSU Governor’s Club

Austin Peay State University’s Governors Club helps support athletic programs at the University. By providing resources, participation, enthusiasm, attendance and appreciation to all the sports teams at the University,

Membership in the Governors Club not only provides you with tangible benefits such as preferred seating and special parking privileges but also community involvement and personal connections. Governors Club members are a dedicated community of Austin Peay alumni, supporters and fans committed to supporting Austin Peay athletics programs and the Austin Peay community.

Governors Club membership dues are used to directly enhance athletic programs and support alumni events in the following ways:

  • Scholarships
  • Facility Improvements
  • Student-Athlete welfare, including holiday meals and uniforms
  • Enhancement of recruiting and team travel budgets
  • Alumni receptions and tailgate parties prior to APSU athletics events
  • OVC Tournament tickets for APSU students

Gifts can be made by cash, check or credit card; and start at as low as $100.




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