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49 APSU Student Athletes Receive Degrees

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – A record 1,222 students were conferred degrees, Friday, as Austin Peay State University held its 84th Spring Commencement in the Dunn Center and 49 of those were Govs and Lady Govs student-athletes.

The morning commencement saw students earn degrees from the College of Arts and Letters, the College of Science and Mathematics and the School of Technology and Public Management will participate in commencement.

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

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

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Austin Peay Governors Football to scrimmage first time Monday morning

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – After two days in full pads, Austin Peay State University football team will conduct its first scrimmage, 9:30am, Monday, in Governors Stadium.

The Governors are expected to run some 80 plays Monday morning as head coach Rick Christophel and staff attempts to evaluate a veteran but still young Governors football team. The Governors are coming off a pair of spirited days of full pad work, Friday and Saturday—the Govs conducted a non-padded kicking practice on Sunday.

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

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

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Focal point of Academy Award-winning documentary transferring to Austin Peay to play football

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – O.C. Brown, a 2009 four-star offensive line prep recruit who was the focal point of the 2012 Academy Award-winning documentary, “Undefeated,” has transferred to Austin Peay State University from Southern Miss. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay Governors Football’s Red-White game set for Thursday

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s football team will culminate spring practice 7:00pm, Thursday, with the Red-White Spring game, in Governors Stadium.

The 69 players were selected through a draft after Tuesday’s practice. Head coach Rick Christophel divided up his 14 seniors and then placed them in charge of the draft.

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

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

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Austin Peay Governors Football at Tennessee Tech

 

November 19th, 2011 • 1:30pm CST
Cookeville, TN • Tucker Stadium / Overall Field (16,500)

Austin Peay State University GovernorsCookeville, TN – In its season finale, Austin Peay’s football team still has something to play for – the coveted Sgt. York Trophy.

The Govs remain in contention for the in-state trophy, needing a win against Tennessee Tech, 1:00pm, Saturday, in order to bring the trophy to Clarksville for the first time.

The Golden Eagles, meanwhile, are in a similar situation. Heading into the final regular-season weekend,  Tennessee Tech is on the verge of their first Ohio Valley Conference football championship since 1975.

Austin Peay Governors Football. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Governors Football. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay Governors vs. Murray State

 

November 12th, 2011 • 1:00pm CST
Murray, KY • Roy Stewart Stadium (16,800)

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Last Saturday’s game with Central State was Senior Day. It marked the last home performance for eight Govs’ seniors: safety Amius Smith, running back Ryan White, wide receiver Scott Thomas, offensive lineman Devon McVea, offensive tackle James Barker, offensive tackle J.P. Washington, center Tim Schmid and long snapper Nick Newsome. After owning a school-record 26 seniors in 2009, the Govs had half that many (13) in 2010.

Devin Stark makes a spectacular catch for a touchdown. APSU Football.

Devin Stark makes a spectacular catch for a touchdown. APSU Football.

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Govs come up short in second half as Redhawks rally for win

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsCape Girardeau, MO – Running back Renard Celestin ran 22 yards for a touchdown, turning an Austin Peay State University turnover into a third-quarter go-ahead score, as Southeast Missouri defeated the Governors, 17-13, Saturday in Ohio Valley Conference action in Houck Stadium.

The loss extended Austin  Peay’s losing streak to three games and dropped the Govs to 2-5 overall and 2-3 in the OVC. Meanwhile, Southeast Missouri, meanwhile, improved to 2-5 overall and 2-3 in conference play.

APSU Football. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

APSU Football. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Austin Peay Governors vs. Jacksonville State

 

October 15th, 2011 • 6:00pm CDT
Clarksville, TN • Governors (10,000)

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – When Austin Peay defeated Tennessee State, 37-34, it allowed the Govs to open 2-0 in the OVC for the first time since 1977.

When APSU rallied from being down 27-6 to be at Tennessee State, October 1st, that 21-point deficit was the largest overcome by the Governors in school history. The previous largest deficit was 17 points, October 28th, 1978, when the Governors rallied from a 17-0 deficit to defeat Middle Tennessee, 28-17.

After owning a school-record 26 seniors in 2009, the Govs had half that many (13) in 2010. This season the Govs have even fewer, eight.

APSU Football. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

APSU Football. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Austin Peay Governors vs. UT Martin

 

October 8th, 2011 • 2:00pm CDT
Martin, TN • Hardy M. Graham Stadium (8,500)

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Saturday’s victory against Tennessee State allowed Austin Peay to open 2-0 in the OVC for the first time since 1977, the same season the Govs opened 3-0 for the last time.

When APSU rallied from being down 27-6, that 21-point deficit was the largest overcome by the Governors in school history. The previous largest deficit was 17 points, October 28th, 1978, when the Governors rallied from a 17-0 deficit to defeat Middle Tennessee, 28-17.

Stansell kicking the game winning field goal against Tennessee State. APSU Football. (Courtesy: Mateen Sidiq/Austin Peay)

Stansell kicking the game winning field goal against Tennessee State. APSU Football. (Courtesy: Mateen Sidiq/Austin Peay)

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Austin Peay Governors vs. Tennessee State

 

October 1st, 2011 • 6:00pm CDT
Clarksville, TN • Governors Stadium (10,000)

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – A victory against Tennessee State, Saturday, would allow the Govs start 2-0 in the OVC for the first time since 1977.

The Govs-TSU match up will serve as each program’s first of the 2011 Sergeant York Trophy Series. In fact, Tennessee Tech is playing at UT Martin also in a Sgt. York Trophy game on Saturday.

After owning a school-record 26 seniors in 2009, the Govs had half that many (13) in 2010. This season the Govs have even fewer, eight.

Ryan White ran for 132 yards on 27 carries to help the Governors defeat Eastern Kentucky, 23-17 last Saturday.

Ryan White ran for 132 yards on 27 carries to help the Governors defeat Eastern Kentucky, 23-17 last Saturday.

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