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  NOV 21 MEAC FOOTBALL DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Norfolk State junior Tyler Long (LB, 5-11, 222, Jr., Cincinnati, Ohio) wrestled down the quarterback twice in the backfield for a combined 23 yards against the Bulldogs. He forced a fumble and accumulated three tackles for a loss, ending the day with a career-high 12 solo tackles. - MEAC Football

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  NOV 7 ASUN FOOTBALL FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK: Kellen Stewart, Austin Peay, RS-Freshman, Wide Receiver, Rosenberg, Texas,...Second Career ASUN Freshman of the Week award; Govs' fifth selection all-time and of the season...Matched his career-high with two catches in Austin Peay's 38-35 win at UNA...Racked up a personal best 81 receiving yards...Hauled in a 69-yard touchdown catch, the longest of his career...Recorded the second touchdown reception of his career in the victory. - ASUN Football

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  OCT 17 ASUN FOOTBALL DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Antoine Williams, Austin Peay, Sophomore, Linebacker, Birmingham, Ala.,...First Career ASUN Defensive Player of the Week award; APSU's first nod in the category...Led the Govs' defense with 10 total tackles including four solo stops and a sack...Recorded four TFLs (-13 yards); matched mark for second most TFLs in a game for APSU...Was his second double-figure tackle total of the season...Helped APSU defense hold Murray State scoreless in the second half and just 34 rushing yards. Other Nominees: Tamuarion Wilson, Central Arkansas; Kelton Dawson, Eastern Kentucky; Deontre Morris, Kennesaw State. - ASUN Conference Football

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  OCT 17 ASUN FOOTBALL FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK: Kam Thomas, Austin Peay, Redshirt Freshman, Wide Receiver, Birmingham, Ala.,...Second Career ASUN Freshman of the Week award; fourth all-time recognition for the Govs...Returned a kickoff 94 yards for a touchdown; first for APSU since 2017...Longest kickoff return of his career and was sixth longest of season in FCS ...Marked second game in-a-row that he scored a touchdown on a return...Finished with 112 yards of total return yardage for the game. Other Nominees: Fred Perry, Jacksonville State; Demarcus Lacey, North Alabama. - ASUN Conference Football

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  Mike DiLiello threw for three touchdowns and 309 yards and CJ Evans Jr. scored twice on the ground as Austin Peay beat Murray State 52-17 in a non-conference matchup on Saturday. Drae McCray caught five passes for 166 yards and two touchdowns and James Burns had 116 yards on 10 receptions with a touchdown. Sheldon Layman came on in relief for DiLiello and completed 6-of-8 passes for 47 yards and between the two completed passes to eight different receivers.

DiLiello threw a 14-yard scoring pass to McCray on Austin Peay's first drive, DiLiello later connected with Burns on a 78-yard scoring play and Evans had a 62-yard scoring run with 54 seconds left before the end of the first quarter for a 21-3 lead. Lucas Maue's 1-yard scoring run brought Murray State within 28-17 with 6:50 before halftime but it never got closer. The Governors (5-2) scored points on 7 of 15 offensive possessions. LaMartez Brooks had eight catches for 104 yards and a touchdown for the Racers (0-7). - Austin Peay/AP College Football


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  OCT 3 ASUN FOOTBALL SPECIAL TEAMS PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Kam Thomas, Austin Peay, RS-Freshman, Wide Receiver, Birmingham, Ala.,...First Career ASUN Special Teams Player of the Week award; second all-time honor for the Govs...Returned a punt 92 yards for a touchdown to set a new APSU program record...Lone punt return of the day matched the longest of the season in FCS...Added one reception in the game; finished with 97 all-purpose yards...Selection marked his second career ASUN award after being named Freshman of the Week earlier this year...Other Nominees: Jarrod Barnes, Central Arkansas; Jaden Smith, Eastern Kentucky; Alen Karajic, Jacksonville State. - ASUN Conference Football

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  AUG 29 ASUN FOOTBALL FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK: Kam Thomas, Austin Peay, RS-Freshman, Wide Receiver, Birmingham, Ala.,...First Career ASUN Freshman of the Week award; first all-time selection for the Govs...Returned a pair of punts for 28 yards in the Austin Peay opener...Notched a personal-best punt return of 33 yards in the game against WKU...Made his collegiate debut for Austin Peay on Saturday...Thomas and the Govs host Presbyterian in APSU's home opener on Saturday. - ASUN Conference Football

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  SEPT 26 ASUN FOOTBALL OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Mike DiLiello, Austin Peay, Graduate, Quarterback, Pembroke Pines, Fla.,...Second Career ASUN Offensive Player of the Week award; second all-time honor for APSU...Spearheaded a second-half comeback that helped Austin Peay erase a 17-point halftime deficit and beat #16 Eastern Kentucky...Rushed for touchdowns on three-straight drives in the second half and also tossed a 24-yard touchdown pass to seal the win...Finished the game with 181 rushing yards highlighted by 158 yards in the second-half rally; Threw for 172 yards on 17-of-33 passing...Three rushing TDs are also tied for the best single-game mark by an FCS QB this season...Other Nominees: Zion Webb, Jacksonville State; Jonathan Murphy, Kennesaw State; ShunDerrick Powell, North Alabama. - ASUN Conference Football

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  SEPT 26 ASUN FOOTBALL FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK: Kellen Stewart, Austin Peay, Redshirt Freshman, Wide Receiver, Rosenberg, Texas,...First Career ASUN Freshman of the Week award; third all-time for the Govs...Returned three kicks for 73 yards in the win over Eastern Kentucky...Averaged 24.3 yards per return; All three kick returns in the game went for 20 or more yards...Posted a season-best 28-yard return in the first quarter against the Colonels...Looks to continue his solid play this week as APSU makes its first ASUN road trip to Central Arkansas. - ASUN Conference Football

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  SEPT 12 ASUN FOOTBALL OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Mike DiLiello, Austin Peay, Graduate, Quarterback, Pembroke Pines, Fla.,...First Career ASUN Offensive Player of the Week award; first selection for Austin Peay...Needed just three quarters and one play in the fourth quarter to post career-highs with 25 completions, 383 passing yards and five passing touchdowns...Passing total set a new ASUN record and five touchdowns matched the conference high...Completed 75.8 percent of his passes and averaged 11.6 yards per completion...Guided the Govs offense to their second consecutive 40+ point performance...Other Nominees: Parker McKinney, Eastern Kentucky; Anwar Lewis, Jacksonville State; ShunDerrick Powell, North Alabama. - ASUN Conference Football

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  Mike DiLiello passed for a touchdown and rushed for 181 yards and three second-half scores as Austin Peay scored 28 unanswered points after halftime to beat Eastern Kentucky 31-20 on Saturday. Austin Peay trailed 20-3 at halftime, including a DiLiello interception that was returned 40 yards for a score by Joseph Sayles. But DiLiello had scoring runs of 39, 7 and 8 yards in the second half to help the Governors take a 24-20 lead with 12:20 left in the fourth. DiLiello's 24-yard connection with Drae McCray capped the scoring with 5:39 left. DiLiello was 17 of 33 for 172 yards passing but he was also intercepted two times. CJ Evans Jr. added 75 yards rushing as Austin Peay (4-1) rushers combined for 326 yards on 52 carries. Parker McKinney passed for 213 yards with a touchdown and interception for Eastern Kentucky (2-2). - AP College Football

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  Mike DiLiello threw a pair of touchdowns and ran for another and Austin Peay as a team piled up 215 rushing yards in a stifling 28-3 win over Alabama A&M on Saturday. DiLiello misfired on 15-of-22 passing attempts and threw for just 100 yards but was in command on the ground piling up 72 yards and 11 carries. CJ Evans Jr. rushed for 76 yards on 18 carries for Austin Peay. The Governors (3-1) have only surrendered three points in their last three games following a 38-27 loss at Western Kentucky in a season opener. Xavier Lankford threw for 187 yards and Gary Quarles rushed for 83 yards for the Bulldogs (0-3). Alabama A&M led in time of possession 34:50 to 25:10 for Austin Peay. - AP College Football

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  Mike DiLiello threw five touchdown passes, including three in the first quarter, and Austin Peay beat Mississippi Valley State 41-0 on Saturday. DiLiello completed 25 of 33 passes for 383 yards - the third highest total in school history. He had 307 yards and all five touchdowns by halftime on 17-of-21 passing as Austin Peay (2-1) took a 41-0 lead into intermission. DiLiello put the Governors on top for good when he hooked up with James Burns for a 56-yard score just 1:33 into the game. He threw a 36-yard scoring strike to Drae McCray at the 4:04 mark and hit Trey Goodman for a 37-yard TD with five seconds left in the first quarter.

DiLiello added scoring tosses of 9 yards to Kellen Stewart and 34 yards to McCrae in the second quarter. He is the fifth Governors quarterback to throw five TD passes in one game. Draylen Ellis set the team record of six in 2020 against Southeast Missouri State. McCray finished with 10 catches for 158 yards for Austin Peay. DiLiello's yardage total trails only Brian Baker's 438 against Virginia-Wise in 1999 and his 426 against Campbellsville in 2001. Jalani Eason completed just 5 of 18 passes for 34 yards with two interceptions for Mississippi Valley State (0-2). The Delta Devils had just 121 yards of offense. - Austin Peay/AP College Football


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  Mike DiLiello threw a career-best four touchdown passes and ran for another score to lead Austin Peay to a 63-0 rout of Presbyterian on Saturday night. The Governors extended their program-record to seven straight home opening wins. They scored touchdowns on their first six of seven possessions in the first half. DiLiello capped the first-half scoring with his longest and final scoring pass of the night, a 30-yard loft to Trey Goodman, who caught the pass at the 7 and then dragged two defenders into the end zone. DiLiello was 18-of-27 passing for 254 yards. He opened the scoring with an 8-yard touchdown run. Goodman made four catches that also included a 20-yard TD reception. Drae McCray led Austin Peay (1-1) with seven catches for 113 yards. Nate Hayden was 9-of-21 passing for Presbyterian in its season opener. - AP College Football

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  2022 PRESEASON FCS PUNTER OF THE YEAR WATCH LIST: Matt Rigney, Austin Peay,...Redshirted at Middle Tennessee in 2019 and transferred to Austin Peay in 2020 and finished that season with four 50-plus yard kicks, two 60-plus yard kicks, nine punts downed inside the 20-yard line, and just one touchback... Averaged 36.31 yards per punt on 35 attempts. Last year Rigney was Second Team All-OVC selection, punted 55 times, averaging 40.73 yards per kick - the fifth-best mark in program history… Punted seven times in the season opener at Chattanooga (Sept. 2), with three punts downed within the 20… Punted eight times, averaging 46.63 yards per boot against Tennessee State (Oct. 2). Had three kicks of 50-plus yards against the Tigers including a season-high 60-yard punt - the second 60-plus yard kick of his career. - Austin Peay Football

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