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APSU Football’s DeAngelo Wilson, Kordell Jackson sweep OVC preseason awards, 7 players named to Preseason All-OVC team

 

APSU FootballBrentwood, TN – After placing a record-setting 11 student-athletes on the 2019 All-Ohio Valley Conference squads, the Austin Peay State University (APSU) football team not only will have seven players on the league’s 2020 preseason team, but also swept the preseason player of the year awards, Monday, July 20th, 2020.

2020 Preseason All OVC Selections. (APSU Sports Information) «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU’s Josephus Smith, family fighting for daughter in Florida

 

APSU FootballClarksville, TN – Burly. Tough. Strong. That’s Austin Peay State University (APSU) football’s Josephus Smith. On and off the field.

On the field, he’s a box truck with legs, a 5-9, 285-pound mountain of a man who broke out in a big way in 2019 as a key member of the interior line for an Austin Peay State University program that won its first Ohio Valley Conference title since 1977.

Austin Peay State University football's Josephus Smith. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University football’s Josephus Smith. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University names Marquase Lovings interim head football coach for 2020 season

 

APSU FootballClarksville, TN – On Tuesday, July 7th, 2020, Austin Peay State University (APSU) Director of Athletics Gerald Harrison named Marquase Lovings as the Governors’ interim head football coach for the upcoming 2020 season.

The move follows the resignation of Mark Hudspeth, Friday, for personal reasons.

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APSU Football has Five Players named to HERO Sports preseason All-OVC squad

 

APSU FootballSeattle, WA – Five Austin Peay State University (APSU) football student-athletes have been named to the HERO Sports Preseason All-Ohio Valley Conference team, released Tuesday night

Austin Peay State University has Five Govs named to HERO Sports preseason All-OVC squad. (APSU Sports Information) «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU Football has Four Players named to HERO Sports Preseason FCS All-America Teams

 

APSU FootballSeattle, WA – Led by 2019 Consensus First-Team All-American Kordell Jackson, the Austin Peay State University (APSU) football team saw four athletes named to the 2020 HERO Sports Preseason FCS All-American Teams, Thursday, May 28th.

Austin Peay State University Football has Quartet of Govs named to HERO Sports Preseason FCS All-America Teams. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Football ranked No. 13 in HERO Sports Preseason FCS Top 25 Poll

 

APSU FootballSeattle, WA – After enjoying a historic 2019, the Austin Peay State University (APSU) football team will begin the 2020 season as the Ohio Valley Conference’s top team, earning a No. 13 ranking in the HERO Sports FCS Top 25 Preseason Poll, Wednesday.

Austin Peay State University Football ranked 13th in HERO Sports Preseason FCS Top 25 Poll. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Athletes continue success in classroom during Coronavirus pandemic

 

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) student-athletes continued their recent string of success in the classroom, the department announcing its 297 athletes combined to post a 3.292 grade-point average during the Spring 2020 semester.

It is the sixth consecutive semester the APSU athletics department has posted a 3.0 GPA or better and the eighth time in department history. In addition, each of the 15 varsity teams recorded a 3.0 GPA for the second consecutive semester.

“I must commend all of our student-athletes for their accomplishments in the classroom,” said APSU Director of Athletics Gerald Harrison.

Austin Peay State University student athletes earn a 3.292 grade-point average during the Spring 2020 semester. (APSU Sports Information) «Read the rest of this article»

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Outstanding 2019 Austin Peay State University Football season honored at Night of Champions

 

APSU FootballClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) football players, coaches, alumni and fans gathered Friday night to celebrate the historic 2019 season at the Night of Champions in the Dunn Center.

This event put the final bow on a campaign that yielded the program’s first Ohio Valley Conference title since 1977, its first-ever FCS Playoff appearance and resulting trip to the quarterfinals, as well as the program’s first consensus All-American since 2002 and myriad Coach of the Year accolades for the architect of the success, head coach Mark Hudspeth.

Austin Peay State University holds Night of Champions to honor the 2019 APSU Football team. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University holds Night of Champions to honor the 2019 APSU Football team. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Football looks to make history Saturday hosting Furman in first playoff appearance

 

#17 Austin Peay (9-3 | 7-1 OVC) vs. #16 Furman (8-4 | 6-2 SoCON)

Saturday, November 20th, 2019 | 12:00pm CT
Clarksville, TN | Fortera Stadium

APSU FootballClarksville, TN – It’s not often you can experience something that has never happened before. But if you show up to Fortera Stadium on Saturday, you’ll be able to do just that.

Austin Peay State University Football to appear in their first playoff game in history Saturday when the Governors play Furman Paladins at Fortera Stadium. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Football to appear in their first playoff game in history Saturday when the Governors play Furman Paladins at Fortera Stadium. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Football’s Mark Hudspeth named OVC Coach of the Year, 11 Govs receive Honors

 

APSU FootballBrentwood, TN – A program-record 11 Austin Peay State University (APSU) football players earned postseason honors from the Ohio Valley Conference, befitting their status as league champions for 2019.

In addition, Mark Hudspeth became the second Austin Peay State University head coach in three seasons to earn Roy Kidd OVC Coach of the Year honors after the Govs won the league and earned the program’s first playoff berth in his first season at the helm.

Austin Peay State University Football coach Mark Hudspeth named OVC Coach of the Year, 11 players earn OVC Honors. (APSU Sports Information) «Read the rest of this article»

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