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2020 APSU Football Positional Previews – Defensive Line

 

APSU FootballClarksville, TN – At the dawn of 2019, Austin Peay State University (APSU) football’s Josephus Smith had two appearances as a Gov, John Wesley Whiteside was coming off a redshirt season, Matthew Gayle had three tackles for loss across two seasons as a Gov and Kwame Sutton was still looking for his first career sack.

What a difference a year makes.

Smith returns as an All-American candidate after a breakout junior campaign that saw him challenge for the program’s single-season tackles for loss record.

Austin Peay State University Football. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Football. (APSU Sports Information)

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166 APSU Student Athletes earn a spot on Spring 2020 Dean’s List

 

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) is proud to recognize more than 2,500 students who were named to the Dean’s List for academic achievement during the Spring 2020 semester.

The APSU Governors had 166 student-athletes named to the Dean’s List, which is 60 more than in the previous fall semester, despite all of the obstacles these student-athletes were faced with during the spring semester.

Austin Peay State University has 166 Student Athletes on the Spring 2020 Dean's List. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University has 166 Student Athletes on the Spring 2020 Dean’s List. (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.

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Austin Peay State University Football runs down Murray State Racers, 42-7

 

APSU FootballMurray, KY – In the penultimate game of the regular season, the Austin Peay State University (APSU) football team went on the road and throttled arch-rival Murray State. Led by Prince Momodu the Governors rushed for 295 yards while holding the Racers to 39 rushing yards in a 42-7 Ohio Valley Conference win, Saturday, at Roy Stewart Stadium. 

Austin Peay State University Football running back Prince Momodu had 93 rushing yards and 2 touchdowns in win over Murray State, Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Football running back Prince Momodu had 93 rushing yards and 2 touchdowns in win over Murray State, Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Football beats UT Martin 38-24 for Homecoming, now sit atop the OVC

 

APSU FootballClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) football team showed up in a big way, holding UT Martin’s offense to minus-25 rushing yards as they claimed a 38-24 win in the season’s penultimate home game in one of the biggest contests in program history – Homecoming and a battle to stay atop the Ohio Valley Conference.

Austin Peay State University Football takes down UT Martin 38-24 to take command of the #1 spot in the OVC. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Football takes down UT Martin 38-24 to take command of the #1 spot in the OVC. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Football dominates #11 Jacksonville State, Saturday

 

APSU FootballClarksville, TN – [blank screen]

Your humble narrator spent a lot of time sitting and staring at the flashing cursor after the dateline in the Word document before trying vainly to describe what we collectively witnessed Saturday afternoon at Fortera Stadium.

The Austin Peay State University (APSU) football team didn’t just beat Jacksonville State. The Govs took the perennial Ohio Valley Conference favorite to the woodshed in a game that was never in doubt after the first half.

Austin Peay State University Football quarterback JaVaughn Craig completed 15-of-21 passes for 220 yards and two touchdowns against #11 Jacksonville State, Saturday afternoon. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Football quarterback JaVaughn Craig completed 15-of-21 passes for 220 yards and two touchdowns against #11 Jacksonville State, Saturday afternoon. (APSU Sports Information)

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Football’s defense continues to stifle opponents run game

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) football team continues to be one of the best run-stopping defenses in the nation, as this past weekend in Macon, GA, the Governors held the Mercer Bears rushing attack to less than 50 yards from scrimmage.

In giving up just 43 net yards from scrimmage on the ground to Mercer, it marks the third straight week the Govs run defense has allowed their opponents less than 60 total rushing yards net in a contest, with APSU giving up 53 yards to North Carolina Central in the season opener on August 29th and 32 yards to Central Arkansas on September 7th.

Austin Peay State University Football's defense held the Mercer Bears to 43 rushing yards. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Football’s defense held the Mercer Bears to 43 rushing yards. (APSU Sports Information)

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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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APSU Football Govs show big play skills during Scrimmage at Fortera Stadium

 

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APSU FootballClarksville, TN – The first scrimmage of fall camp for the Austin Peay State University football team ended with a flurry of excitement on a great defensive play.

With the offense in the midst of an 11-play drive and deep in the red zone, freshman defensive back Travion Woodard scooped up a fumble and returned it 90 yards for a touchdown on the final play of the scrimmage.

Austin Peay Football held their first fall camp scrimmage at Fortera Stadium, Saturday morning. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Football held their first fall camp scrimmage at Fortera Stadium, Saturday morning. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Football signs 12 Players for 2018 Season

 

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APSU FootballClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University head football coach Will Healy announced the addition of 12 future Govs during the newly installed December Early Signing Class.

Austin Peay Football adds 12 players during early signing period in December. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Football adds 12 players during early signing period in December. (APSU Sports Information)

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