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APSU Govs Football Don Shells in Third Practice Monday

APSU Sports Information

APSU Football - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay football team suited up in shells for their third practice in 2016 on the turf of Fortera Stadium Tuesday afternoon.

APSU ran through two hours and 15 minutes of drills with ramped up intensity and contact.

Austin Peay Football practices in shells again today at 3:45pm. (APSU Sports Information)
Austin Peay Football practices in shells again today at 3:45pm. (APSU Sports Information)

“I was excited at the physicality and our level of intensity we showed today in practice,” head coach Will Healy said.  “It was a great chance to see our young guys react to contact.”

The Govs will return to the field for their fourth practice of the season Tuesday at 3:45pm again wearing shells due to the NCAA acclamation period.

“I’m proud of the direction this team is headed, but we still have to keep improving on a daily basis to get to where we need to be by the time we take the field against Troy,” Healy added.

Saturday, August 13th APSU is slated to hold its first scrimmage at 7:30pm.

Want to track the Govs during the preseason? Just follow the #PreseasonGovs hashtag on Twitter.

Fans can also follow all the action from the 2016-17 season on www.LetsGoPeay.com, on Twitter @LetsGoPeay & @AustinPeayFB and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/LetsGoPeay.

Preseason Camp Practice Schedule

Practice 4 (Shells) – Tuesday, August 9th at 3:45pm

Practice 5 (Pads) – Wednesday, August 10th at 3:45pm

Practice 6 (Shells) – Thursday, August 11th at 8:30am

Practice 7 (Pads) – Thursday, August 11th at 7:30pm

Practice 8 (Pads) – Friday, August 12th at 3:45pm

Practice 9 (Shells) – Saturday, August 13th at 8:30am

Scrimmage 1 – Saturday, August 13th at 7:30pm

Practice 10 (Pads) – Sunday, August 14th at 6:30pm

Practice 11 (Pads) – Monday, August 15th at 3:45pm

Practice 12 (Shells) – Tuesday, August 16th at 8:30am

Practice 13 (Pads) – Tuesday, August 16th at 7:30pm

Practice 14 (Pads) – Wednesday, August at 17th at 3:45pm

Practice 15 (Shells) – Thursday, August 18th at 8:30am

Practice 16 (Pads) – Thursday, August 18th at 7:30pm

Practice 17 (Pads) – Friday, August 19th at 3:45pm

Scrimmage 2 – Saturday, August 20th at 2:45pm

 

 

2016 APSU Football Schedule

Date Opponent Special Event Location Time
9/3/2016 Troy Troy, Ala. 5:00pm
9/10/2016 * Tennessee Tech AP Family Day Clarksville – Fortera Stadium 6:00pm
9/24/2016 * Eastern Illinois Charleston, Ill. 1:00pm
10/1/2016 * Murray State Local Heroes Day, Pink Game Clarksville – Fortera Stadium 4:00pm
10/8/2016 * UT Martin Martin 2:00pm
10/15/2016 * Jacksonville State Jacksonville, Ala. 1:00pm
10/22/2016 Mercer Homecoming 2016 Clarksville – Fortera Stadium 4:00pm
10/29/2016 * Southeast Missouri Cape Girardeau, Mo. 1:00pm
11/5/2016 * Tennessee State Military Appreciation Day Clarksville – Fortera Stadium 4:00pm
11/12/2016 * Eastern Kentucky Senior Day / GOMB Day Clarksville – Fortera Stadium 4:00pm
11/19/2016 Kentucky Lexington, Ky. TBA

* denotes a Ohio Valley Conference contest

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