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APSU Athletes continue success in classroom during Coronavirus pandemic

 

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) student-athletes continued their recent string of success in the classroom, the department announcing its 297 athletes combined to post a 3.292 grade-point average during the Spring 2020 semester.

It is the sixth consecutive semester the APSU athletics department has posted a 3.0 GPA or better and the eighth time in department history. In addition, each of the 15 varsity teams recorded a 3.0 GPA for the second consecutive semester.

“I must commend all of our student-athletes for their accomplishments in the classroom,” said APSU Director of Athletics Gerald Harrison.

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Outstanding 2019 Austin Peay State University Football season honored at Night of Champions

 

APSU FootballClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) football players, coaches, alumni and fans gathered Friday night to celebrate the historic 2019 season at the Night of Champions in the Dunn Center.

This event put the final bow on a campaign that yielded the program’s first Ohio Valley Conference title since 1977, its first-ever FCS Playoff appearance and resulting trip to the quarterfinals, as well as the program’s first consensus All-American since 2002 and myriad Coach of the Year accolades for the architect of the success, head coach Mark Hudspeth.

Austin Peay State University holds Night of Champions to honor the 2019 APSU Football team. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University holds Night of Champions to honor the 2019 APSU Football team. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Football crushes Furman 42-6 for first ever FCS Playoff Win

 

APSU FootballClarksville, TN – No matter how Saturday turned out at Fortera Stadium, it was destined to be a day of firsts for Austin Peay State University (APSU) football team. 

It turned the Govs aren’t done making history yet.

Austin Peay State University Football controls game from start to finish in 42-6 win over Furman Saturday at Fortera Stadium. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Football controls game from start to finish in 42-6 win over Furman Saturday at Fortera Stadium. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Football beats Eastern Illinois, OVC Champions for first time since 1977

 

APSU FootballClarksville, TN – For the first time since 1977, the Austin Peay State University (APSU) football team is the class of the Ohio Valley Conference. 

The word ‘incredible’ gets thrown around a lot, but this is nothing short of incredible.

The Austin Peay State University Football team are the OVC Champions for 2019. (Robert Smith, APSU Sports Information)

The Austin Peay State University Football team are the OVC Champions for 2019. (Robert Smith, APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Football beats Eastern Kentucky in Overtime, 28-21

 

APSU FootballRichmond, KY – In college football, winning a conference game on the road is never easy, and doing it in overtime is harder, but that’s exactly what the Austin Peay State University (APSU) football team did, knocking off Eastern Kentucky, 28-21, in overtime at Roy Kidd Stadium.

Austin Peay State University Football takes down Eastern Kentucky on the road, 28-21 in overtime, Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Football takes down Eastern Kentucky on the road, 28-21 in overtime, Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Football knocks off Southeast Missouri, 28-24

 

APSU FootballClarksville, TN – Do they have your attention yet? Back-to-back top-25 wins. That’s never happened for an Austin Peay State University (APSU) football team.

One of two remaining unbeatens in the Ohio Valley Conference—and if UT Martin falls later Saturday, the Govs could have sole possession of the league lead. It’s happened… but not often.

Austin Peay State University football running back Ahmaad Tanner rushed for 76 yards and two touchdowns Saturday in win over Southeast Missouri. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University football running back Ahmaad Tanner rushed for 76 yards and two touchdowns Saturday in win over Southeast Missouri. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Football hosts 18th ranked Central Arkansas, Saturday

 

APSU FootballClarksville, TN – On Saturday, September 7th, 2019, the Austin Peay State University (APSU) football team will look to capitalize on last week’s win against North Carolina Central when 18th ranked Central Arkansas visits Fortera Stadium for a 2:00pm matchup.

Austin Peay Football plays Central Arkansas at Fortera Stadium this Saturday.

Austin Peay Football plays Central Arkansas at Fortera Stadium this Saturday.

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APSU Football holds first live Scrimmage of 2019

 

APSU FootballClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) football team held its first scrimmage of 2019 fall camp early Saturday morning, August 10th, 2019.

Closed to the public, head coach Mark Hudspeth got to see his program react under live game conditions for the first time since camp beginning camp on August 1st.

Austin Peay Football held a scrimmage Saturday at Fortera Stadium. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Football held a scrimmage Saturday at Fortera Stadium. (APSU Sports Information)

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Football putting all the pieces together as first scrimmage approaches

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – After opening the first fall camp under new head coach Mark Hudspeth, last Friday morning, the Austin Peay State University (APSU) football team enters it’s first full week of practices in preparation for its first scrimmage, 9:25am, Saturday, August 10th, at Fortera Stadium.

The Govs enter the week having five more days of practice at camp before the first scrimmage, with the coaching staff making sure both sides of the ball get as much of the playbook in before Saturday with the install of their respective schemes.

Austin Peay Football to host first scrimmage on Saturday, August 10th at Fortera Stadium. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Football to host first scrimmage on Saturday, August 10th at Fortera Stadium. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Football Spring Practice begins Today

 

Austin Peay State University Sports Information

APSU FootballClarksville, TN – Spring practices for the Austin Peay State University (APSU) football team begin Thursday, March 14th at Fortera Stadium.

Practices will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays, beginning at 5:30pm, and Saturdays at 10:00am. The Red and White Spring Game will be held Saturday, April 6th at 11:00am. More Spring Game details will be announced at a later date.

Spring Practice begins today for Austin Peay State University Football. (APSU Sports Information)

Spring Practice begins today for Austin Peay State University Football. (APSU Sports Information)

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