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Taylor named starting quarterback after final scrimmage

The opening intrasquad scrimmage a week ago for the Govs was won by the defense. But with several spots on the offensive side of the ball up for grabs, there were more stand-outs on Friday. With one week remaining until the season kicks off on Aug. 30 at Memphis, the ...

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Monday Blog: Young Govs showing signs of improvement

The biggest news of Saturday’s intrasquad football scrimmage was obviously the severe injury suffered by junior safety Brad Wilmer. But prior to that, many young Govs were proving themselves in the opening half at the Academy Sports Complex. While we may not have seen a full 72 plays which were ...

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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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