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APSU Governors Football adds two assistant coaches

 

Austin Peay Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN Kirby Cannon has turned within the program to hire the latest Austin Peay State University football assistant coaches.

Brandon Jordan, who played for Cannon at Missouri S&T and then served as graduate assistant a year ago, has been hired as defensive line coach while Leron Eaddy, who followed Cannon to Clarksville from Central Michigan to play his final football season, will be the program’s defensive back coach.

Austin Peay State University adds two new coaches to football program. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University adds two new coaches to football program. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Football team to hold first scrimmage this Saturday

 

APSU Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – After seven practices, Austin Peay State University’s football team will scrimmage for the first time, 9:30am, Saturday, in Governors Stadium.

The scrimmage is open to the public. Entrance is expected to be on the east side or in the north end zone.

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

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

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Coach Kirby Cannon stays busy in football off-season as signing day nears

 

Legends Bank, Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – Taking over the Austin Peay State University football program last year, just days before the start of spring practice, head coach Kirby Cannon had to hit the ground running.

Just because he’s settled into the position now doesn’t mean he’s slowed down any.

APSU Football Coach Kirby Cannon.

APSU Football Coach Kirby Cannon.

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Austin Peay State University Football begins spring practice under new head coach

 

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – New APSU head coach Kirby Cannon took his football team to Governor’s Stadium for the first day of spring practice today, thus beginning another chapter in Austin Peay football. The weather was brisk, but the squad looked like they were excited to be on the field, as Cannon started laying the groundwork for what hopes to be a winning program.

APSU Head Coach Kirby Cannon first day of spring practice.

APSU Head Coach Kirby Cannon first day of spring practice.

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Austin Peay State University football to begin spring practice under new coach

 

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – A week after being announced as Austin Peay State University’s new football coach, Kirby Cannon will get a chance to see his team on the mega-grass turf for the first time when spring practice begins, 3:30pm, Tuesday, in Governors Stadium.

Austin Peay Football.

Austin Peay Football.

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Defensive line could help move Austin Peay Governors Football to front of class

 

Written by Brad Kirtley
APSU Sports Information Director

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Two years ago you could find Earnest Smith at the end of sprint line but also at the front of the food line.

Always a football talent, he gained playing time in 2010 as a reserve defensive tackle. He also was always easy to spot. Wearing jersey No. 99, Smith was the guy whose stomach protruded over his belt.

Austin Peay Football. (Courtesy: Lois Jones/Austin Peay)

Austin Peay Football. (Courtesy: Lois Jones/Austin Peay)

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Austin Peay Governors Football hires veteran Pat Donohoe as new defensive line coach

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Pat Donohoe, who has nearly 25 years experience as a Division I football assistant coach, has been named the new defensive line coach at Austin Peay State University.

He replaces Ryan Taylor who left earlier this spring for a high school position in Nashville, TN.

Donohoe returns to coaching after spending the last six years in the private sector. However, prior to that he served 10 seasons as defensive line coach at UAB, working with APSU coach Rick Christophel during his tenure. In fact, the two also spent two seasons together at Mississippi State. «Read the rest of this article»

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