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APSU Governors Football hits the road to face Memphis Tigers Saturday, August 30th

 

Austin Peay Governors (0-0) at Memphis Tigers (0-0)

Saturday, August 30th, 2014 | 6:00pm CDT
Memphis, TN | Liberty Bowl (61,008)

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – On Saturday, August 30th, 2014, the Austin Peay State University football team kicks off the 2014 season on the road against the Memphis Tigers at the Liberty Bowl. Kickoff is at 6:00pm.

This contest begins the second season of the Kirby Cannon Era. After the Govs went 0-12 in their first season under Cannon, APSU’s roster has undergone a huge makeover, with 38 freshmen or redshirt freshmen comprising the roster and making the Governors an extremely young team.

Austin Peay State University's football team to play first game of the year this Saturday at Memphis Tigers. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University’s football team to play first game of the year this Saturday at Memphis Tigers. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Governors Football holds final Scrimmage

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – “Let youth be served” easily could have been Friday afternoon’s theme as Austin Peay State University’s football team ended contact work with its final scrimmage.

Freshmen wide receivers Malik Boynton, Jared Beard and Wesley Thomas particularly were impressive—Boynton made a one-handed 21-yard catch on one pass—while first-year tight end James Coleman also had large gain after a reception.

Austin Peay Junior Trey Taylor nailed down the starting quarterback spot in Friday's scrimmage. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Junior Trey Taylor nailed down the starting quarterback spot in Friday’s scrimmage. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Governors Football set for Friday afternoon scrimmage

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s football team will scrimmage for the final time in preparation for the 2014 football season, 4:00pm, Friday, at the APSU intramural field.

With the scrimmage Friday and classes starting Monday, it signals an  end to preseason camp as the Governors prepare to open the 2014 seasons, 6:00pm, Saturday, August 30th, against Memphis in the Liberty Bowl.

Austin Peay State University's football team will scrimmage for a second time Friday afternoon at the APSU Intramural Field. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University’s football team will scrimmage for a second time Friday afternoon at the APSU Intramural Field. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Governors Football scrimmage cut short due to Bard Wilmer Leg Injury

 

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN Barely half way through Austin Peay State University’s scrimmage came to a screeching halt, Saturday afternoon, at the Clarksville Academy Sports Complex.

One play into the second half, junior safety Brad Wilmer suffered a significant leg injury. After realizing the seriousness of the injury, APSU head coach Kirby Cannon called off the scrimmage remainder.

“Our feeling with something like that is we should not even try to resume,” Cannon said. “When you have a horrific injury like that, where there is pain and an injury that is going to end a young man’s season, it is hard to refocus the team. You put them at danger.

Austin Peay Football scrimmage ends early due to player injury. (Bill Larson - Clarksville Online)

Austin Peay Football scrimmage ends early due to player injury. (Bill Larson – Clarksville Online)

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Austin Peay Governors Football’s Running game was impressive at first Scrimmage

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Wesley Kitts made an early statement and Reco Williams later delivered a punctuation mark in Austin Peay State University’s first scrimmage, a rain-delayed event Monday that was moved to late afternoon because of thunderstorms.

The day saw the offense gain the upper hand on the defense, thanks to a strong running game along with sharp passing from senior quarterback Jake Ryan.

Austin Peay Football. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Austin Peay Football. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Austin Peay Governors Football’s Spring Game has White team outlasting Red Team

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Redshirt freshman quarterback Jacob Sexton threw two first-half touchdown passes to offset sophomore running back Ean Pemberton’s 107-yard rushing performance as the White team held off the Red team, 14-7, Thursday night, in the Red-White Spring game in Governors Stadium.

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

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

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