Austin Peay football receives national preseason ranking

After enjoying a historic 2019 season, Austin Peay’s football team will begin the 2020 season as the Ohio Valley Conference’s top team, earning a number 13 ranking in the HERO Sports FCS Top 25 Preseason Poll released today. Austin Peay is the lone OVC team ranked among the Top 25 and returns 14 starters from a 2019 team that won its second-ever OVC title and clinched its first-ever postseason berth.

The Governors are scheduled to open its 2020 campaign with the Guardian Credit Union FCS Kickoff against preseason tenth ranked Central Arkansas, August 29th in Montgomery, AL. The Governors first appearance at Fortera Stadium is its September 12th OVC opener against UT Martin.