2019 Austin Peay Governors Football Team
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2019 Austin Peay Governors Football Team
2019 Austin Peay Governors football
Austin Peay Athletics logo.svg
Ohio Valley Conference co-champion
ConferenceOhio Valley Conference
Ranking
STATSNo. 8
FCS CoachesNo. 10
2019 record11-4 (7-1 OVC)
Head coach
Offensive coordinatorTim Zetts (1st season)
Defensive coordinatorMark Powell (1st season)
Home stadiumFortera Stadium
(Capacity: 10,000)
Seasons
← 2018
2020 →
2019 Ohio Valley Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 8 Austin Peay +^   7 1         9 3  
No. 17 Southeast Missouri State +^   7 1         9 3  
UT Martin   6 2         7 5  
Eastern Kentucky   5 3         7 5  
Tennessee Tech   3 5         6 6  
Jacksonville State   3 5         6 6  
Murray State   2 6         4 8  
Tennessee State   2 6         3 9  
Eastern Illinois   1 7         1 11  
  • + – Conference co-champions
  • ^ – FCS playoff participant
Rankings from STATS Poll

The 2019 Austin Peay Governors football team represents Austin Peay State University during the 2019 NCAA Division I FCS football season. The Governors, led by first-year head coach Mark Hudspeth,[1] play their home games at Fortera Stadium as members of the Ohio Valley Conference.

Previous season

The Governors finished the 2018 season 5-6, 3-5 in OVC play to finish in a tie for sixth place.

Preseason

Preseason coaches' poll

The OVC released their preseason coaches' poll on July 22, 2019. The Governors were picked to finish in fourth place.[2]

Predicted finish Team Votes (1st place)
1 Jacksonville State 135 (15)
2 Southeast Missouri State 115
3 Eastern Kentucky 99
4 Austin Peay 84
5 Tennessee State 75
6 UT Martin 58
7 Murray State 55
8 Eastern Illinois 38
9 Tennessee Tech 16

Preseason All-OVC team

The Governors had two players at two positions selected to the preseason all-OVC team.[3]

Coaching Staff

  • Head Coach - Mark Hudspeth
  • Associate Head Coach/Defensive Line Coach - Marquase Lovings
  • Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks Coach - Tim Zetts
  • Defensive Coordinator/Linebackers Coach - Mark Powell
  • Co-Defensive Coordinator/Secondary Coach - Dominique Brown
  • Wide Receivers Coach - Chad Bumphis
  • Running Backs Coach - Craig Candeto
  • Offensive Line Coach - Eddy Morrissey
  • Nickels Coach - Keith Scott
  • Assistant Defensive Line Coach - Kevon Beckwith

Schedule

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
August 29 7:00 p.m. North Carolina Central* ESPN+ W 41-10 7,512
September 7 2:00 p.m. No. 20 Central Arkansas*
  • Fortera Stadium
  • Clarksville, TN
ESPN+ L 16-24 7,523
September 14 6:00 p.m. at Mercer* ESPN+ W 48-34 11,478
September 21 6:30 p.m. at East Tennessee State* ESPN+ L 14-20 9,350
September 28 2:00 p.m. No. 11 Jacksonville State
  • Fortera Stadium
  • Clarksville, TN
ESPN+ W 52-33 7,027
October 12 2:00 p.m. No. 20 Southeast Missouri State
  • Fortera Stadium
  • Clarksville, TN
ESPN+ W 28-24 6,343
October 19 4:30 p.m. at Tennessee State No. 20 ESPN+ L 24-26 16,389
October 26 1:30 p.m. at Tennessee Tech
ESPN+ W 58-21 2,572
November 2 12:00 p.m. at Eastern Kentucky ESPN+ W 28-21 OT 7,330
November 9 3:00 p.m. UT Martindagger
  • Fortera Stadium
  • Clarksville, TN (Sgt. York Trophy)
ESPN+ W 38-24 8,369
November 16 12:00 p.m. at Murray State No. 22 ESPN+ W 42-7 6,116
November 23 2:00 p.m. Eastern IllinoisNo. 20
  • Fortera Stadium
  • Clarksville, TN
ESPN+ W 35-7 6,818
November 30 12:00 p.m. No. 16 Furman* No. 18
ESPN3 W 42-6 3,559
December 7 8:00 p.m. at No. 3 Sacramento State* No. 18 ESPN3 W 42-28 5,140
December 13 7:00 p.m. at No. 5 Montana State* No. 18 ESPN3 L 10-24 14,017
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from STATS Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time

Game summaries

North Carolina Central

1 2 3 4 Total
Eagles 3 0 0 7 10
Governors 7 24 3 7 41

Central Arkansas

1 2 3 4 Total
No. 20 Bears 0 3 7 14 24
Governors 0 0 13 3 16

at Mercer

1 2 3 4 Total
Governors 7 6 14 21 48
Bears 10 3 7 14 34

at East Tennessee State

1 2 3 4 Total
Governors 7 7 0 0 14
Buccaneers 3 7 0 10 20

Jacksonville State

1 2 3 4 Total
No. 11 Gamecocks 7 0 7 19 33
Governors 10 21 14 7 52

Southeast Missouri State

1 2 3 4 Total
No. 20 Redhawks 3 0 14 7 24
Governors 0 7 7 14 28

at Tennessee State

1 2 3 4 Total
No. 20 Governors 10 7 7 0 24
Tigers 0 9 7 10 26

at Tennessee Tech

1 2 3 4 Total
Governors 20 24 7 7 58
Golden Eagles 7 7 0 7 21

at Eastern Kentucky

1 2 3 4OT Total
Governors 7 0 7 77 28
Colonels 10 0 0 110 21

UT Martin

1 2 3 4 Total
Skyhawks 0 3 7 14 24
Governors 0 17 7 14 38

at Murray State

1 2 3 4 Total
No. 22 Governors 7 7 7 21 42
Racers 0 0 7 0 7

Eastern Illinois

1 2 3 4 Total
Panthers 0 7 0 0 7
No. 20 Governors 7 14 14 0 35

FCS Playoffs

The Governors, even though the team shared the OVC title, APSU held the tiebreaker due to defeating SEMO in the regular season therefore receiving the automatic bid for the postseason tournament, with a first-round pairing against Furman.[6]

Furman-First Round

1 2 3 4 Total
No. 16 Paladins 0 3 0 3 6
No. 18 Governors 7 0 28 7 42
Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting

at Sacramento State-Second Round

1 2 3 4 Total
No. 18 Governors 21 0 14 7 42
No. 3 Hornets 0 0 14 14 28
Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting

at Montana State-Quarterfinals

1 2 3 4 Total
No. 18 Governors 0 3 0 7 10
No. 5 Bobcats 10 0 14 0 24

Media Affiliates

Radio

  • ESPN Radio Clarksville 104.1 and 540 AM

TV

  • OVC on ESPN+

References

  1. ^ "Mark Hudspeth - Head Coach - Staff Directory". Austin Peay State University Athletics. Retrieved 2019.
  2. ^ "Media Pollsters Tab Jacksonville State as 2019 OVC Football Preseason Favorites". ovcsports.com. Retrieved 2019.
  3. ^ "JSU's Cooper, SEMO's Hall Named 2019 OVC Preseason Football Players of the Year". ovcsports.com. Retrieved 2019.
  4. ^ "2019 Austin Peay Football Schedule". FBSchedules.com. Retrieved 2019.
  5. ^ "2019 Football Schedule". Austin Peay State University Athletics. Retrieved 2019.
  6. ^ "FCS bracket revealed for 2019 Division I football championship". ncaa.com. November 24, 2019. Retrieved 2019.

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