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Austin Peay Governors Offensive Line play vital for the 2012 Season

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – For more than a decade, Austin Peay’s offensive line was the model of stability, a source of strength under Bill Schmitz, Carroll McCray and Rick Christophel.

However, longtime assistant Steve Haywood left after the 2010 season and his replacement Tyler Trent left after one season to pursue interests outside of football.

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Offensive line shaping up to be Govs’ strength in 2011

 

APSU Sports: Men’s Football

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – When J.P. Washington stepped off the scale, his face was filled with disappointment.

342 pounds.  A little more than a week ago, Washington left campus for his Nashville home weighing right near the 330 mark. In addition, he weighted in for physical just after returning from a large dinner at the cafeteria.

Quickly, Washington recovered from his disappointment. He knows it is just a small pothole in a road that saw him work diligently all spring and summer long to get his weight under control. If nothing else, it was a reminder to him to stay focused both on and off the field in preparation for the 2011 season.

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Governors to scrimmage Saturday for first time this Spring

 

APSU Men’s Football

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s football team will scrimmage for the first time this spring, Saturday morning, in Governors Stadium.

The Govs will hit the field 9:00am, with the scrimmage starting approximately 20 minutes later. APSU is planning on running somewhere between 75-80 plays in seven-play increments. The scrimmage will conclude APSU’s second week of spring practice.

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Trent named Govs football offensive line coach

 

APSU Men’s Football

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Head football coach Rick Christophel has named Tyler Trent as Austin Peay State University’s offensive line coach, announced Thursday afternoon prior to the second day of spring practice.

He replaces his former mentor, Steve Haywood, who resigned last week to pursue a high school coaching position in Nashville. Combined with the timing off that announcement and the start of spring football practice, Christophel was seeking someone who had knowledge of the Govs system to prevent any lapse in spring preparation and production, especially with a deep, but young group of offensive linemen returning. «Read the rest of this article»

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Football Govs set to begin spring practice Tuesday

 

APSU Men’s Football

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Fueled with an experienced roster, Austin Peay State University’s football team will begin spring practice, 3:45pm, Tuesday, in Governors Stadium.

The Governors return 48 lettermen from a team that finished 2-9 a year ago. With so many lettermen returning it translates into 16 starters—eight offense and eight defense—back to provide experience.

“I am excited about what we have coming back,” APSU coach Rick Christophel said. “We have more going this spring (than last year), except for one position, that is quarterback.

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Haywood resigns as APSU offensive line coach

 

APSU Men’s Football

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Steve Haywood, who has been a part of the Austin Peay State University football program as a player and later as a coach for nearly 17 years, has resigned as Governors offensive line coach to accept as high school coaching position in Nashville.

Citing “family considerations,” Haywood is leaving his alma mater to accept an assistant coach position at Christ Presbyterian Academy.

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