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Govs scrimmage ends after severe injury

The sound could be heard by players and fans who were at the Academy Sports Complex on Saturday. It was a scream that signaled this wasn’t just a minor injury. On the first play in the second half of an APSU Football intrasquad scrimmage, junior defensive back Bradford Wilmer was ...

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Sophomore linebackers focused on stopping the run

Throughout training camp, a high point of emphasis for the Govs is improving a defense which allowed opposing teams to pile up yardage in the rushing column. With that said, It certainly doesn’t hurt to have two returning linebackers for their sophomore seasons. One was second on the team in ...

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Matiere-Bey ‘has chance to be special’ for APSU defense

Earlier this year, Nic Matiere-Bey stood at a podium overlooking a crowd, announcing his decision to sign with Austin Peay. The words he spoke were printed the next morning in the local paper, The Flint Journal. “Where I grew up if you needed something you had to take it.” This ...

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Govs focus on basics in first camp session

There was a different feel about the opening day of football training camp for the Govs, as the full squad met for the first time since spring practice. Much of that can be attributed to the location, as due to turf not being ready for the newly built Governors Stadium, ...

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Monday Blog: Five questions for APSU Football as camp begins

Veteran players are back for another season. Incoming freshmen are all moved into dorm rooms. It’s time for another season of Governors football as head coach Kirby Cannon will lead his troops through training camp beginning on Monday. But they won’t be reporting to Governors Stadium. With the turf laying ...

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