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Austin Peay State University Athletics has Fifteen students participate in December commencement

 

APSU - Austin Peay State University SportsClarksville, TN – Fifteen Austin Peay State University athletics alumni and student-athletes were scheduled to participate in Winter Commencement ceremonies, Friday, at the Dunn Center.

Dr. Bruce Myers, who was the 2013 APSU National Alumni Association Distinguished Professor Award recipient and who serves as the Faculty Athletic Representative, served as commencement speaker.

2013 APSU National Alumni Association Distinguished Professor Award recipient Dr. Bruce Myers

2013 APSU National Alumni Association Distinguished Professor Award recipient Dr. Bruce Myers

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APSU Governors Football set to play Tennessee Volunteers for first time

 

Austin Peay State University Governors Sports - APSUKnoxville, TN – The curtain will rise on the Kirby Cannon Era, 5:00pm, Saturday, when Austin Peay State University plays Tennessee for the first time in program history.

Cannon, who was hired as Austin Peay’s 18th head coach in mid-March, is only the third APSU coach hired in the last 50 years that owned previous college-coaching head-coaching experience.

Austin Peay Football. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Football. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Football’s Preston Gilbreath and Antwaun Majors earn National Football Foundation honors

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – It was only fitting Preston Gilbreath received the 2012 Bonnie Sloan Courage Award earlier this week at the National Football Foundation Middle Tennessee Chapter Awards banquet.

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

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

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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 set for second scrimmage Saturday

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Young players will get the opportunity to shine this Saturday when Austin Peay State University’s football team scrimmages for the second time, 9:30am, in Governors Stadium.

APSU head coach Rick Christophel is planning on using his first-team players as few as two series in the contest before allowing reserves to handle the remainder of the 80-play-plus scrimmage that will precede the 1:00pm, Football Media Day.

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 team to report to campus Sunday

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s football team will bring a surplus of experience to camp when more than 90 Governors report, Sunday, in preparation for the 2012 season.

A still-young Governors team returns 58 lettermen, including 18 starters from the 2011 squad that went 3-8.

Austin Peay Football to start practice Monday afternoon. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Austin Peay Football to start practice Monday afternoon. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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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 to begin Spring Practice

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – With spring break behind it, Austin Peay State University’s football team, buoyed by a veteran group returning, will hit the football field for spring football practice. Practice will commence 3:45pm, Tuesday, in Governors Stadium.

The Govs will practice two days—Tuesday and Wednesday—in shorts before putting on the pads this weekend.

APSU Football. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

APSU Football. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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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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Austin Peay Governors vs. Eastern Kentucky

 

APSU Football • September 24th, 2012 • 6:00pm CDT
Clarksville, TN • Governors Stadium (10,000)

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – This is Austin Peay’s 39th Ohio Valley Conference season. The Govs are 93-171-2 alltime in OVC play, including 9-29 in OVC openers. The Govs won their OVC opener a year ago, 26-23, against Tennessee State.

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.

Austin Peay last won a football game, 26-23, against Tennessee State, September 18th. They enter the contest amidst a 10-game losing streak.

Junior quarterback Jake Ryan threw for a career-best 245 yards against Memphis. APSU Football. (Courtesy: Mateen Sidiq/Austin Peay)

Junior quarterback Jake Ryan threw for a career-best 245 yards against Memphis. APSU Football. (Courtesy: Mateen Sidiq/Austin Peay)

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