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APSU Governors Football Wears Full Pads For First Time Wednesday


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APSU Football - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay football team took to the field at Fortera Stadium Wednesday morning wearing full pads for the first time in 2016.

Head coach Will Healy ran the squad through two and a half hours worth of drills, special teams work and offensive and defensive install.

Austin Peay Football continues practice Thursday, August 11th at 8:30am. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Football continues practice Thursday, August 11th at 8:30am. (APSU Sports Information)

The Govs will return to the field for their sixth practice and their first two-a-day of the preseason.

APSU will workout at 8:30am before returning to the turf at 7:30pm for practice number two of the day.  A reminder to fans the Govs will hold their first scrimmage on Saturday 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, on Twitter @LetsGoPeay & @AustinPeayFB and on Facebook at

Preseason Camp Practice Schedule

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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