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APSU Football takes on Tennessee State at Nissan Stadium Saturday

 

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APSU FootballClarksville, TN – In the second of three contests in the Sgt. York Trophy series, the Austin Peay State University football team will head to Music City to square off with in-state rival Tennessee State 6:00pm, Saturday at Nissan Stadium in Nashville.

The Governors are looking to regain their recent momentum after suffering a 34-14 setback to No. 4 Jacksonville State a week ago.

Austin Peay Governors Football travels to Nashville to battle Tennessee State Tigers Saturday night. (Robert Smith, APSU Athletics)

Austin Peay Governors Football travels to Nashville to battle Tennessee State Tigers Saturday night. (Robert Smith, APSU Athletics)

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Football Govs have positives despite low pick in preseason polls

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – To no one’s surprise, Austin Peay State University’s football team was picked to finish last the official Ohio Valley Conference poll – as well as the media poll – at last week’s OVC Football Media Day, but a closer look inside some key numbers shows the 2016 season outlook may not be as bleak as predicted.

First, the Governors return 56 letter winners from 2015, which is the third most among conference teams, and over 10 more than five OVC opponents – including the prohibitive favorite to win the conference, Jacksonville State.

Austin Peay Governors Football has reasons to feel good about the 2016 Season.

Austin Peay Governors Football has reasons to feel good about the 2016 Season.

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Eastern Illinois picked to win Ohio Valley Conference Football Title; Austin Peay picked last

 

Ohio Valley Conference - OVCNashville, TN – For the first time since the 2007 season Eastern Illinois has been picked the favorite in the Ohio Valley Conference football race.

The defending champion Panthers picked up 12 of the 18 first-place votes in the 2013 poll which is a vote of league head coaches and sports information directors.

Eastern Illinois Football picked to win OVC. (OVC Sports)

Eastern Illinois Football picked to win OVC. (OVC Sports)

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Austin Peay Governors Football heads to Nashville to take on the Tennessee Tigers in OVC Opener

 

Austin Peay vs. Tennessee State

September 15th, 2012 • 1:00pm • Nashville, TN • Hale Stadium (15,000)

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Death, taxes, political flip flops are sure things….so is a close football contest between Austin Peay State University and Tennessee State University, at least since the Governors rejoined the Ohio Valley Conference in  2007.

APSU and TSU have played five times since the Governors returned to the Ohio Vally Conference. No game has been decided by more than three points, including last year’s 37-34 Govs win. APSU has outscored TSU 153-148 in those five games, with the Govs having won the last three meetings.

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

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

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Austin Peay Governors Football are on the road this weekend to face No. 15/18 Virginia Tech

 

Austin Peay vs. Virginia Tech

September 8th, 2012 • 12:30pm CT
Blacksburg, VA • Lane Stadium/Worshem Field (65,632)

Austin Peay State University GovernorsBlacksburg, VA – In the last three years Austin Peay has played Big 10 (Wisconsin) and Big East (Cincinnati) programs for the first time in University history. This weekend the Governors will play an Atlantic Coast Conference school for the first time when they travel to Blacksburg, VA, to face Virginia Tech.

Kickoff will occur 12:34pm, CDT from Lane Stadium, considered one of most difficult places in the country to play for visiting teams. For a second straight week, APSU will have a game broadcast by ESPN3. John Sadak and John Gregory will have the call while Rontina McCann will serve as sidelines reporter.

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 vs Tennessee State Tigers

 

September 16th, 2010 • 6:00pm CDT Nashville, TN • LP Field (68,798)

Austin Peay State University GovernorsSince rejoining the Ohio Valley Conference, Austin Peay has played nothing but close games with Tennessee State. In 2007, the Govs lost at home 33-32 in overtime. A year later, the Govs dropped a 37-34 decision to TSU in Nashville. Then last season, the Govs won the close decision, 24-21 in Clarksville.

Saturday’s game not only will be the first game of the Sgt. York Trophy series for the two clubs, but also the first of 2010 in the series for the Tennessee-based OVC schools.

The Austin Peay-Tennessee State game will debut the 10-week OVC “Game of the Week” package, produced by regional sports network Wazoo Sports.

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