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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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APSU Governors Football loses final nonconference game at Ohio Bobcats

 

Austin Peay State University Governors Sports - APSUAthens, OH – Senior Tyler Tettleton threw for three first-half scores to lead Ohio to a 35-0 victory against Austin Peay State University, Saturday afternoon, at Peden Stadium in nonconference football action.

It was Ohio’s third straight victory after a pummeling by Louisville in the opener. Austin Peay will take a 0-4 record into its bye week.

Austin Peay Football. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Football. (APSU Sports Information)

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Clarksville Northwest High School Vikings Stung by Springfield Yellow Jackets, 50-26

 

Written by Marlon Scott

Northwest High School VikingsClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Northwest High Vikings lost suffered their first AAA District 10 loss at home against the Springfield High Yellow Jackets, 50-26. The Yellow Jackets formula for success against the Vikings was simple. Hand the ball off to Trez Osborne

Osborne had 27 rushes for 314 yards and 6 touchdowns. Whether it was through the middle or on the edge, Osborne spun, broke tackles and sprinted past Clarksville Northwest High Viking defenders for three quarters. The Springfield High Yellow Jackets defense assisted Osborne by forcing 3 turnovers and giving their offense a short field to the end zone.

Northwest High School vs. Springfield

Northwest High School vs. Springfield

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APSU Fans to vote on All-Time Governors Stadium Football Team

 

APSU - Austin Peay State University SportsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University will be “retiring” Governors Stadium, or at least as it is currently configured, at 2013 season’s conclusion when the wrecking balls begin collapsing the home side of the 67-year-old facility to make way for a new construction, including suites, for the 2014 season.

To celebrate such retirement, Austin Peay’s athletics department will honor the venerable facility by naming an All-Time Governors Stadium team.

Vote on All-Time Governors Stadium team. (APSU Sports Information)

Vote on All-Time Governors Stadium team. (APSU Sports Information)

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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 Football to scrimmage Friday

 

Austin Peay State University Governors SportsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s football team will scrimmage for the first time under new head coach Kirby Cannon, 5:00pm, Friday, in Governors Stadium.

Austin Peay Governors Football.

Austin Peay Governors Football.

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The Final Horne: Cam Newton can’t be the best quarterback in the NFL?

 

The Final Horne: with James D. HorneClarksville, TN – Cam Newton dazzled the National Football League in his rookie year, but did that make him the best quarterback in the NFL. There’s so many ways to distinguish quarterbacks.

You can compare them by the passer rating (both the NFL’s and ESPN’s), by passing yards, by touchdowns, by fourth quarter comebacks, by wins or by Super Bowl championships or the lack thereof. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Titans owner Bud Adams statement on Peyton Mannings decision

 

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – Statement from Tennessee Titans Owner K.S. “Bud” Adams, Jr.

“I want to thank the whole organization for their efforts in trying to sign Peyton and also to Peyton for the time he put into the process. Peyton called me this morning to inform me of his decision and obviously I am disappointed, because I thought we would be a perfect fit. «Read the rest of this article»

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Peyton Manning considering Tennessee Titans

 
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Hank Bonecutter

Clarksville, TN – The weekend was a buzz about College Basketball’s March Madness, but the Nation Football League had it’s own “Madness” surrounding Peyton Manning.  The future Hall of Fame quarterback is in search for a new home, and Tennessee Titans owner Bud Adams says, “spare no expense.”

What would it mean to have one of Tennessee’s favorite sons, quarterbacking the NFL franchise that’s made Tennessee famous?

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Electronic Arts Announces Robert Griffin III as NCAA Football 13 Cover Athlete

 

Fans to Vote for Fellow Heisman Trophy Winner to Join RG3 on Cover

Electronic ArtsNCAA Football 13 Mock Cover Art (Photo: Business Wire)Redwood City, CA – Electronic Arts Inc (NASDAQ: EA) today announced Robert Griffin III, former Baylor University quarterback, will be featured on the cover of EA SPORTS™ NCAA® Football 13, set to hit retail shelves on Tuesday, July 10th. In addition to RG3, a fellow Heisman Trophy winner will appear on the cover of NCAA Football 13 based on a fan vote.

Beginning March 12th, fans can log on to the EA SPORTS NCAA Football Facebook page to vote for one of eight Heisman Trophy winners to accompany Griffin III on the cover of NCAA Football 13. «Read the rest of this article»

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