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Instant Peay Play: Opening weekend gives APSU Governors Football coaching staff much to evaluate

 

Instant Peay PlayClarksville, TN – With college football teams not facing another school in a scrimmage before the opening of the regular season, the September 5th contest versus Mercer University has given the Austin Peay coaching staff its first chance to evaluate its talent against someone other than itself, as its moves forward in the 2015 season.

The first thing that jumps out is the improved defensive effort by the Govs, even in the 28-7 loss, after APSU gave up 28 points in the first quarter alone last season versus Mercer on its way to a 49-21 loss in Macon, GA.

Austin Peay Football's defense showed much improvement against Mercer Saturday.

Austin Peay Football’s defense showed much improvement against Mercer Saturday.

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Northeast High School Football opens season with 48-31 win over Centennial

 

Written by Scott Samuels

Northeast High School EaglesClarksville, TN – The Northeast Eagles opened up their 2013 football season with a convincing home victory over Centennial 48-31.

Although the Eagles ground game exploded for close to 500 yards rushing and 6 touchdowns on the night, it was the defense that set the tone early.

Northeast held the Cougars to 3 downs on their first possession, and on the ensuing punt, Northeast return man, Eric Webster, fumbled the punt and Centennial recovered at the Northeast 15 yard line.

The Northeast defense dug in and Centennial had to settle for a 33 yard field goal attempt that missed wide right. «Read the rest of this article»

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Big plays highlight APSU’s first full Football Scrimmage

 

Austin Peay State University Governors Sports - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s offensive came out aggressively, August 17th at Governors Stadium, attempting almost 40 passes, while recording two touchdowns of 40 yards or more during their morning scrimmage.

Austin Peay’s Offense breaks a big play.

Austin Peay’s Offense breaks a big play.

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APSU Governors Football add Two Central Michigan transfers among six late additions

 

Austin Peay State University Governors Sports - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University head coach Kirby Cannon has gone north to add a couple of familiar faces to the Governors’ 2013 roster.

Running back Tim Phillips, who enjoyed an incredible prep career in Louisville before spending the last four seasons at Central Michigan, and safety Leron Eaddy (pronounced ee-dee), who played for Cannon the past three seasons in the Chippewas secondary, will play their final respective college seasons as Governors.

Austin Peay Football. (Courtesy: APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Football. (Courtesy: APSU Sports Information)

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