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APSU Football takes on North Carolina Central at Fortera Stadium to kick off season, Thursday

 

APSU FootballClarksville, TN – On Thursday, August 29th, the Austin Peay State University (APSU) football team kicks off the 2019 season at Fortera Stadium with a 7:00pm game against North Carolina Central.

After more than nine months of anticipation, the hiring of a highly-respected head coach, two quality signing days, an aggressive spring session and an immersive summer camp, the APSU Governors are ready to take the field.

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Football opens Mark Hudspeth Era this week

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – The Mark Hudspeth era opens this week for the Austin Peay State University (APSU) football program, 7:00pm Thursday, August 29th at Fortera Stadium as the Governors play host to North Carolina Central, in what will be the first of six home games for APSU this season.

It will be the first year the Govs will have six homes games in a season since 2003.

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Former APSU Football coach Rick Christophel named tight ends coach for Tampa Bay Buccaneers

 

APSU Sports Information 

APSU FootballTampa, FL – Former Austin Peay State University (APSU) quarterback, assistant coach and head coach Rick Christophel has been named the tight ends coach for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Former Austin Peay Football head coach Rick Christophel joins the Tampa Bay Buccaneers coaching staff as tight ends coach. (APSU Sports Information)

Former Austin Peay Football head coach Rick Christophel joins the Tampa Bay Buccaneers coaching staff as tight ends coach. (APSU Sports Information)

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Former APSU Quarterback Jake Ryan has big year overseas with Geneva Seahawks

 

Written by Corey Adams
APSU Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – On July 7th last summer, things were quiet here in the United States – just your typical Thursday afternoon. But overseas surrounding a diamond-shaped area in the streets of Geneva, Switzerland, it was a frenzy. It was the day France shocked the soccer world by advancing to the UEFA Euro 2016 final following a 2-0 upset over Germany.

Geneva borders France to the east side, and the locals celebrated the victory for hours, horns honking as each vehicle drove by the crowd of people. Among the gathering was an Austin Peay alum, standing in awe by the abnormality in front of him.

Austin Peay quarterback Jake Ryan completed 40 of 61 passes for 375 yards and 2 touchdowns against Jacksonville State on November 11th, 2012. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay quarterback Jake Ryan completed 40 of 61 passes for 375 yards and 2 touchdowns against Jacksonville State on November 11th, 2012. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay Governors Football hosts Jacksonville State Gamecocks Saturday at Governor’s Stadium

 

Austin Peay State University Governors Sports - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay football team will look to earn that elusive first win of the season under first year head coach Kirby Cannon on Saturday, as Jacksonville State comes to Governor’s Stadium for a 4:00pm kick-off.

This the third of four homes this season for the Governors, who will play eight road contests this season.

Austin Peay Football hosts Jacksonville State on Saturday

Austin Peay Football hosts Jacksonville State on Saturday

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APSU Governors Football on the road against Ohio Bobcats Saturday

 

Austin Peay Governors vs. Ohio Bobcats

September 21st, 2013 | 1:00pm CDT
Athens, Ohio | Peden Stadium (24,000)

Austin Peay State University Governors Sports - APSUAthens, OH – For the first time this season Austin Peay State University’s football team ventures outside the state of Tennessee when it travels north to face Ohio, 1:00pm, Saturday, in Peden Stadium.

This not only will be the Governors’ first out-of-state contest but it as well will be their last non-Ohio Valley Conference game this season.

Austin Peay Football vs. Vanderbilt Commodores

Austin Peay Football vs. Vanderbilt Commodores

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APSU Governors Football to take on Vanderbilt Commodores Saturday in Nashville

 

Austin Peay State University Governors Sports - APSUClarksville, TN – After failing to play a Southeastern Conference opponent in its first 76 seasons of football existence, Austin Peay will play its second in as many weeks when the Governors travel down the road to Nashville, 6:30pm, Saturday, to play Vanderbilt in Vanderbilt Stadium.

Tennessee Volunteers running back Alden Hill (30) runs the ball against the Austin Peay Governors at Neyland Stadium. ( Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Volunteers running back Alden Hill (30) runs the ball against the Austin Peay Governors at Neyland Stadium. ( Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

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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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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 presents Kirby Cannon as new Governors head football coach

 

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN — A Tuesday’s morning press conference in the front lobby of the Dunn Center not only completed a process, but also opened a new era in Austin Peay State University’s football program, with the official presentation of Kirby Cannon as the school’s 18th head coach.

Austin Peay Head Football Coach Kirby Cannon.

Austin Peay Head Football Coach Kirby Cannon.

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