The third and fourth levels provide club seating and 13 skyboxes, respectively. The Govs and Yellow Jackets’ Sept. 14, 2024 game is the second … As a result, Stadia Turf replaced the AstroTurf which had been placed by the Stadium Authority. The Governors, led by first-year head coach Mark Hudspeth, play their home games at Fortera Stadium as members of the Ohio Valley Conference. The use of software that blocks ads hinders our ability to serve you the content you came here to enjoy. University gains one-third controlling interest in Municipal Stadium and the stadium is renovated, adding AstroTurf artifical surface to the football field and installing an eight-lane Tartan track surface. Austin Peay players celebrate the 42-28 win over Sacramento State at Hornet Stadium Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019 in Sacramento, Ca. The 2017 Austin Peay Governors football team represented Austin Peay State University during the 2017 NCAA Division I FCS football season.The Governors, led by second-year head coach Will Healy, played their home games at Fortera Stadium and were members of the Ohio Valley Conference.They finished the season 8–4, 7–1 in OVC play to finish in second place. To the south of the new stadium facility is the Blake Jenkins Plaza, which provides an expansive concourse for fans to enter the facility. There wasn't a hint of traffic getting to the stadium, which on a normal college football weekend is unthinkable. Austin Peay has added a football game against Georgia Tech for the 2024 season. September 19th 2020 - Nippert Stadium, Cincinnati, OH Austin Peay vs Cincinnati FBS Football Game Summary - September 19th, 2020 | NCAA.com FBS Football In a separate project, the stadium's east grandstands, while not razed, were renovated to move the stadium's in-game operations into the press box. The other one-third went to Montgomery County. In addition, the Hendricks Fox Walk of History is located in this area and will feature the name of every football player to have donned the Governors uniform. 5 days ago. In addition, fans can purchase their game day tickets at the football ticket offices with windows located in the center of the facility. Daktronics scoreboard and video display installed in south end zone. The game will be The renovation also replaced the west side grandstands with a new structure that includes state-of-the-art amenities for student-athletes, coaches and fans. The city owned and operated the facility while permitting the … APSU Admissions APSU Compliance APSU Financial Aid APSU Registrar's Office NCAA Eligibility Center College-Bound Student-Athlete Guide 2.3 or Take a Knee (NCAA) Recruitment Forms Austin Peay Traditions Academic All-Americans Athletics Hall of Fame Legends Award OVC Championships Cathi Maynard Park Clarksville Country Club Fortera Stadium Governors Tennis Center Govs Beach … Fortera Credit Union earns Naming rights of Governors Stadium and Renames it Fortera Stadium, Fortera Stadium attendance record broken(12,201) on OCT. 6, APSU vs Tennessee State, This page was last edited on 28 June 2020, at 00:30. The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets have added the Austin Peay Governors to their 2024 football schedule, per an announcement from APSU.. Georgia Tech will host Austin Peay at Bobby Dodd Stadium … It opened in 1946 and is home to the Austin Peay Governors football team. With the purchase, the University installed a new artificial playing surface and, more importantly, changed the name of the facility to Governors Stadium. After the 2013 season, the west (home) side of the stadium was demolished and replaced with a new structure that includes luxury boxes, a training facility, and new chairback seating. The Ardoin twins are certainly familiar with this moment. In April 2016, Fortera Credit Union earned naming rights to Governors Stadium. 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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Austin Peay State University’s football team will make its first-ever trip to Atlanta, Georgia when it meets Georgia Tech in a 2024 game at Bobby Dodd Stadium. Austin Peay Governors football Stadium Clarksville Municipal Stadium, as it was initially known, was developed by the city of Clarksville in 1946. It's another step in a series of updates for one of Austin Peay's most iconic facilities. Austin Peay's football team will make its first-ever trip to Atlanta when it meets Georgia Tech in a 2024 game at Bobby Dodd Stadium. Austin Peay has added a football game against Georgia Tech for the 2024 season.. School officials were quoted as saying that they expected repairs to solve the problem and that they had budgeted for sinkhole issues due to the karstic terrain on which the campus is situated.[4]. View future Austin Peay football schedules and opponents at FBSchedules.com. Pitt quarterback Kenny Pickett had 300 total yards and was responsible for 2 touchdowns. 9 hours ago. The city owned and operated the facility while permitting the University use of the stadium for an annual sum. Host OVC Track & Field Championships for the first time with Austin Peay winning its only men's track and field title, University purchases Municipal Stadium, renames it Governors Stadium and installs Stadia Turf surface, Stadium and track surfaces replaced with Polytan artificial surfaces (Mega Grass football surface), The NFL's Tennessee Titans use Austin Peay facilities for summer training camp. The facility originally was named Municipal Stadium when it opened in 1946 due to its construction by the City of Clarksville. Scotty Walden's coaching staff at Austin Peay continues to come together with the addition of Chris Kappas on Tuesday. Ushering in a new era at Austin Peay, the University and Fortera Credit Union entered a 25-year, $2.5 million sponsorship agreement with the dual purpose of expanding the Fortera brand in Clarksville and providing Austin Peay athletics with resources to enhance facilities within the department. LETSGOPEAY.COM - The official home of Governors Athletics. Even though the Bearcats didn't connect on any of the four downfield passes Desmond Ridder attempted, UC completed a 13-play, 81-yard scoring drive. The playing surface was changed again in 2004 when Polytan surfaces were installed on the football field (Mega Grass) and track (Polytan WSS 15). The city permitted Austin Peay to use the stadium for an annual sum which was thought to be the actual cost to the city. [3], In April 2014 a small sinkhole opened up at a point between the football field and the track. Tennessee Board of Regents approves $16.9-million stadium renovation project to replace west grandstand, renovate east grandstand and replace both the football and track surfaces. CINCINNATI - The University of Cincinnati football team opens 2020 on Saturday, Sept. 19 against Austin Peay at Noon ET inside Nippert Stadium. End of first quarter: UC 14, Austin Peay 3. The OVC announced its spring football schedule Wednesday. The Austin Peay Governors Football program is the intercollegiate American football team for the Austin Peay State University located in the U.S. state of Tennessee.The team competes in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) and are members of the Ohio Valley Conference.The school's first football team was fielded in 1930. Visit ESPN to view the Austin Peay Governors team stats for the 2020 season. University gains one-third controlling interest in Municipal Stadium and the stadium is renovated, adding AstroTurf artificial surface to the football field and installing an eight-lane Tartan track surface. We ask that you consider turning off your ad blocker so we can deliver you the best experience possible while you are here. Tickets are 100% guaranteed by FanProtect. The members of the Stadium Authority were to be appointed by the county and by the university. 2 days ago. To the south of the new stadium facility is the Blake Jenkins Plaza, which provides an expansive concourse for fans to enter the facility. Fortera Stadium re-opened in 2014 following the completion of a massive $16.9 million renovation that replaced the west side grandstands with a new structure that includes state-of-the-art amenities for student-athletes, coaches and fans as well as skyboxes, club-type seating and new chairback seating. LETSGOPEAY.COM - The official home of Governors Athletics, Video Platform powered by CBS Sports Digital, Municipal Stadium Opens with seating capacity of 5,500. Austin Peay's sports medicine unit opened its state-of-the-art athlete care facility inside the first floor of Fortera Stadium prior to the 2018 campaign. However, the greatest transformation to the facility since its 1946 construction was approved in 2012 when the Tennessee Building Commission approved a $16 million renovation project, which ushered in the newest era of Governors football. Austin Peay lost 87-57 to Murray State in its most recent game. Buy and sell Murray State Racers vs Austin Peay Governors Football Tickets for Nov 21 at Fortera Stadium in Clarksville at StubHub! The field and the surrounding track were also be replaced; the east (visitor's) side remains largely intact. In addition, space under the east grandstand was renovated for the university's track and field program. The city maintained its ownership and operation of the Municipal Stadium until 1970. On May 19, the school started repair work on the sinkhole, which necessitated digging a hole 40 feet (12 m) wide by 40 feet deep to find stable bedrock. Governors Stadium rebranded as Fortera Stadium. The 8,000-square-foot Echo Power Club Level seats 386 spectators and is designed to offer catered meals on football game days. Main Navigation Flyout Menu. [2], In August 2012, the Tennessee state government approved plans for a $16 million stadium renovation. Austin Peay's OVC football co-title defense will begin Feb. 21 when the Govs travel to Tennessee Tech at 1 p.m. in Cookeville. The city permitted Austin Peay to use the stadium for an annual sum which was thought to be the actual cost to the city. Cincinnati was too much for Austin Peay as the 14th-ranked Bearcats rolled up more than 500 yards of offense in a 55-20 victory Saturday at Nippert Stadium in Cincinnati. Daktronics scoreboard and video display installed in south end zone. BOTTOM LINE : The Austin Peay Governors will be taking on the Bearcats of NAIA school McKendree. Austin Peay State University - Football Alumni. Scoreboard. Austin Peay, Montgomery County, and the city of Clarksville were authorized to appropriate funds to the newly created Stadium Authority for constructing, remodeling and operating the stadium. 136 likes. That arrangement lasted until 1970 when the city conveyed title to one-third of the stadium to the State for the university and signed a cooperative agreement with Austin Peay State University, Montgomery County (to which it also gave one-third of the stadium's title) and the city to form the Municipal Stadium Authority to operate and maintain the facility. That area also includes new concession stands and is the home of the GovsGear.com store which provides fans the opportunity to purchase the latest in Austin Peay athletics apparel every game day. Recent additions to the team facilities at Fortera Stadium include a strength and conditioning facility as well as nutrition room that opened prior to the start of the historic 2017 season. Fans are able to access the main grandstand from the second level. The school's first football team was fielded in 1930. Austin Peay Governors Skip To Main Content. That area also includes new concession stands and is the home of the GovsGear.com store which provides fans the opportunity to purchase the latest in Austin Peay athletics apparel every game day. The 2020 Austin Peay Governors football team represents Austin Peay State University during the 2020–21 NCAA Division I FCS football season.The Governors are led by Scotty Walden and play their home games at Fortera Stadium.They are competing as a member of the Ohio Valley Conference Space exists within the facility for a new strength and conditioning facility as well as coaches' offices – each to be completed in the future. Following the 1993 season, the University agreed to purchase Municipal Stadium from the Stadium Authority and Montgomery County. Austin Peay hosts and defeats Furman in its first-ever postseason appearance. The first floor of the new facility includes the Bill Dupes Locker Room, the new home for the Governors football team. Football student-athletes also have access to new athletic training facilities and their gear is stowed in a new equipment room. Football student-athletes also have access to new athletic training facilities and their gear is stowed in a new equipment room. Austin Peay State University (/ p iː /) is a public university in Clarksville, Tennessee.Standing on a site occupied by a succession of educational institutions since 1845, the precursor of the university was established in 1927 and named for then-sitting Governor Austin Peay, who is further honored with "Governors", the name of the university's athletic teams. The Austin Peay Governors Football program is the intercollegiate American football team for the Austin Peay State University located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. In addition, fans can purchase their game day tickets at the football ticket offices with windows located in the center of the facility. Austin Peay announced Monday a football stadium naming rights deal that will add $100,000 annually to the school’s budget. In that year, as a result of a cooperative agreement between Austin Peay, the county officials and the city officials, the city conveyed title to one-third of the stadium to the State of Tennessee for the university. Following the 1993 season, the University agreed to purchase Municipal Stadium from the Stadium Authority and Montgomery County. In addition, the Hendricks Fox Walk of History is located in this area and features the name of every football player to have donned the Governors uniform. FOOTBALL ALUMNI - Group dedicated to connecting all Football Alumni from Austin Peay State Univ. On April 23, Governors Stadium was officially renamed as Fortera Stadium. The 2019 Football Schedule for the Austin Peay Governors with box scores plus records, streaks, and rankings. Austin Peay vs. Pittsburgh Football Highlights (2020) Austin Peay vs. Pittsburgh: The Pitt Panthers were absolutely dominant in their victory over the Governors, 55-0. The 8,000-square-foot Club Level seats 386 spectators and is designed to offer catered meals on football game days. The third and fourth levels provide club seating and 13 skyboxes, respectively. Host OVC Track & Field Championships for the first time with Austin Peay winning its only men's track and field title, University purchases Municipal Stadium, renames it Governors Stadium and installs Stadia Turf surface, Stadium and track surfaces replaced with Polytan artificial surfaces (Mega Grass football surface), The NFL's Tennessee Titans use Austin Peay facilities for summer training camp. The city maintained its ownership … CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Austin Peay State University’s football team will make its first-ever trip to Atlanta, Georgia when it meets Georgia Tech in a 2024 game at Bobby Dodd Stadium. The improvements at Fortera Stadium are not complete. In April 2016, Austin Peay State University and Fortera Credit Union partnered to rename historic Governors Stadium as Fortera Stadium. The skyboxes offer tiered stadium-type seating with up to 22 seats. The team competes in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision and are members of the Ohio Valley Conference. In addition, space under the grandstands was renovated for the university's track and field program. The renovated stadium reopened for the 2014 season. [1], Austin Peay agreed to purchase Municipal Stadium from the Stadium Authority. McKendree vs. Austin Peay (3-2) Winfield Dunn Center, Clarksville, Tennessee; Monday, 8 p.m. EST. With the purchase, the University installed a new playing surface and, more importantly, changed the name of the facility to Governors Stadium. The largest crowd in stadium history (12,201) watches the Governors down Tennessee State. Fans are able to access the main grandstand from the second level. Austin Peay has played football on the corner of Marion and Henry streets since 1946. The first floor of the new facility includes the Bill Dupes Locker Room, the new home for the Governors football team. From 1993 until the 2016 construction of Fortera Stadium, the University made several updates to the facility, replacing the playing surface in 1993, 2004 and in 2014 while adding a new scoreboard and video board combination on the stadium's south end in 2007. Austin Peay has played football on the corner of Marion and Henry streets since 1946. Baseball Baseball ... Stadium: Location: Attendance: A sellout crowd of 9,428 watches Austin Peay defeat Southeast Missouri on Homecoming. Fortera Stadium in Clarksville, Tennessee. The city allowed Austin Peay to utilize the arena for a yearly entirety which was believed to be the genuine expense to the city. Tennessee Board of Regents approves $16.9-million stadium renovation project to replace west grandstand, renovate east grandstand and replace both the football and track surfaces. Clarksville Municipal Stadium, as it was originally known, was constructed by the city of Clarksville in 1946. 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