2022 Schedule

2022 Schedule
6-5, 2nd in OVC
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Austin Peay leaving OVC for ASUN next year

Austin Peay is leaving the Ohio Valley Conference for the ASUN Conference next year, ending a membership with the OVC that began in 1962.

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254dMichael Rothstein

Ex-Austin Peay DB victim of Falcons tryout hoax

Juantarius Bryant believed he had received an invitation to try out at the Falcons' rookie minicamp, but he was turned away as the text message he received turned out to be a fake.

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1yChris Low and Adam Rittenberg

Inside the first mid-pandemic, college football head-coaching hire

Scotty Walden was on the verge of landing the Austin Peay job when he tested positive for the coronavirus, forcing his potential new boss to quarantine. He worried it would cost him the gig, but it didn't -- and now he's ready to get to work.


Pitt races away from Austin Peay, 55-0

Kenny Pickett threw a touchdown pass and ran for another as Pittsburgh scored on each of its first six possessions in its season opener, and raced to a 55-0 victory over Austin Peay at Heinz Field on Saturday.

Winningham hauls in late heroic TD (0:57)

Central Arkansas tops Austin Peay 24-17 in first game

Lujuan Winningham caught a 10-yard touchdown pass from Breylin Smith with 34 seconds left to lift Central Arkansas to a 24-17 victory over Austin Peay on Saturday night in college football's first game of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Austin Peay grabs lead with 1-yard TD (0:24)
Austin Peay breaks out turnover top hat and cane (0:19)
Austin Peay opens CFB season with 75-yard TD on first play (0:55)

The Paul Finebaum Show: Hour 4: Marquase Lovings, Braden Ramsey, and callers

Marquase Lovings, Head coach of Austin Peay, joins the show to talk about their first football game coming up tomorrow. Braden Ramsey, Kentucky Kernel Sports Editor joins to talk about how Kentucky is handling this change in their environment, and callers round out the day excited for football season.


The Paul Finebaum Show: Hour 1, Pete Thamel, Walt Maddox and callers

Pete Thamel discusses the interesting developments from the Big 10, who announced they may try to have football by thanksgiving. Walt Maddox, Mayor of Tuscaloosa, also discussed how he is trying to keep students safe and to still have Alabama football. Augie and other callers discuss the day's news in the SEC.

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Austin Peay names Lovings interim head coach

Austin Peay has promoted associate head coach Marquase Lovings to interim head football coach for the Governors' upcoming season. Lovings takes over days after Mark Hudspeth resigned after one season for personal reasons.

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2yAlex Scarborough

Austin Peay's Hudspeth resigns after 11-win year

Austin Peay football coach Mark Hudspeth, who led the program to a record 11 wins and an Ohio Valley Conference championship last season, resigned abruptly on Friday.

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Austin Peay extends Hudspeth through 2024

Coach Mark Hudspeth was rewarded with a contract extension through 2024 after his debut season with Austin Peay resulted in the Governors' first playoff appearance.

Craig throws a laser to Wilson for 6 (0:34)