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Instant Peay Play: APSU Football putting all the pieces together as first scrimmage approaches

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – After opening the first fall camp under new head coach Mark Hudspeth, last Friday morning, the Austin Peay State University (APSU) football team enters it’s first full week of practices in preparation for its first scrimmage, 9:25am, Saturday, August 10th, at Fortera Stadium.

The Govs enter the week having five more days of practice at camp before the first scrimmage, with the coaching staff making sure both sides of the ball get as much of the playbook in before Saturday with the install of their respective schemes.

Austin Peay Football to host first scrimmage on Saturday, August 10th at Fortera Stadium. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Football to host first scrimmage on Saturday, August 10th at Fortera Stadium. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University student-athletes average 3.0 GPA for a record fourth straight semester

 

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) student-athletes posted a departmental grade-point average of 3.0 or better for a program-record fourth consecutive semester finishing the Spring 2019 semester with a 3.096 mark.

A department-record 70 percent of Austin Peay’s 289 varsity student-athletes earned academic honors for the spring semester. The last eight semesters dating back to Fall 2015 have yielded eight of the top-10 semester GPA’s since tracking data began in 1993. For just the fourth time, more than 100 Govs earned a spot on the Dean’s List, with 48 posting perfect 4.0 GPA’s for the semester.

Austin Peay student-athletes post department-wide 3.0 GPA for a record fourth straight semester. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Governors student-athletes set department record with 3.15 GPA in Fall 2018

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) student-athletes set a department record with a 3.15 grade-point average for the Fall 2018 semester.

For the first time, Austin Peay student-athletes have posted a department-wide GPA of 3.0 or greater in three consecutive semesters. A record 209 student-athletes received academic recognition for the Fall 2018 semester, including 107 recognized on the dean’s list. It’s the third time 100 or more student athletes have been named to the dean’s list.

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APSU Football shows off it’s Talent at 2018 Spring Showcase

 

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APSU FootballClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University football team completed its 2018 spring session with the annual spring game Saturday at Fortera Stadium.

“I thought the back and forth was really good, which is what you want to see during a spring game,” said head coach Will Healy.

Austin Peay Football held its 2018 Spring Game Saturday at Fortera Stadium. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Football held its 2018 Spring Game Saturday at Fortera Stadium. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Football travels to Cincinnati to begin 2017 season

 

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August 31st, 2017 | 6:00pm CT | ESPN3
Cincinnati, OH | Nippert Stadium

APSU FootballClarksville, TN – Year Two of the Will Healy era kicks off under the lights with a road trip to Ohio to take on FBS foe Cincinnati, Thursday Night, August 31st, 2017 at Nippert Stadium. Opening kick is scheduled for 6:00pm on ESPN3.

With talented, high-upside underclassmen complementing a bevy of veterans, expectations continue to rise for Healy’s charges.

Austin Peay Football faces the Cincinnati Bearcats Thursday at Nippert Stadium. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Football faces the Cincinnati Bearcats Thursday at Nippert Stadium. (APSU Sports Information)

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Slow Start hinders APSU Football in loss to Eastern Kentucky

 

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APSU Football - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Freshman running back Kentel Williams totaled a record-breaking 399 all-purpose yards, including a 97-yard kickoff return touchdown, but his effort wasn’t enough as the Austin Peay State University football team fell 67-30 against Eastern Kentucky, Saturday, in the home finale at Fortera Stadium.

APSU running back Kentel Williams had 399 all purpose yards in loss to Eastern Kentucky Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

APSU running back Kentel Williams had 399 all purpose yards in loss to Eastern Kentucky Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Football hangs with #16 Eastern Illinois Saturday

 

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APSU Football - Austin Peay State UniversityCharleston, IL – Austin Peay State University’s football team showcased its offensive prowess against one of the nation’s top teams, but fell short on the road at No. 16 Eastern Illinois, 56-35, Saturday at O’Brien Field.

Austin Peay junior wide receiver Jared Beard scored two touchdowns Saturday in loss to Eastern Illinois. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay junior wide receiver Jared Beard scored two touchdowns Saturday in loss to Eastern Illinois. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Govs Finish Preseason after Football Scrimmage Saturday Morning

 

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APSU Football - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University football team completed its final scrimmage of the 2016 preseason with a 102 play scrimmage Saturday morning at 9:45am after the the threat of weather derailed the original start time of 2:45pm.

Austin Peay Football held final scrimmage of the season Saturday morning. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Football held final scrimmage of the season Saturday morning. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Football’s Will Healy nets top ranked signing class

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University head coach Will Healy‘s first APSU football signing class will be a memorable one.

Healy brought in the top-ranked class in the Ohio Valley Conference according to 247sports.com and one of the nation’s top FCS classes, staking his claim to the state of Tennessee in the process—16 of his 26 commitments hailed from the Volunteer State, including McCallie’s JaVaughn Craig and Corey McDonald, who had drawn interest from Healy’s previous school, Chattanooga.

Austin Peay football head coach addresses Governors Club members at the Roxy Regional Theatre Wednesday night. Healy discussed signing day and the Governors football program. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay football head coach addresses Governors Club members at the Roxy Regional Theatre Wednesday night. Healy discussed signing day and the Governors football program. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Governors Football National Signing Day

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – Wednesday, February 3rd is National Signing Day–the first for Austin Peay State University under football head coach Will Healy. As commitments come in, be sure to check back at www.LetsGoPeay.com throughout the day for rapid reaction, highlights and more.

And for Governors Club members, be sure to head over to the Roxy Regional Theatre on Franklin Street Wednesday night at 6:45pm to hear Coach Healy discuss Signing Day and the Governors football program.

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