2017 Austin Peay Governors football team

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.

2017 Austin Peay Governors football
Austin Peay Athletics logo.svg
ConferenceOhio Valley Conference
2017 record8–4 (7–1 OVC)
Head coachWill Healy (2nd season)
Offensive coordinatorWesley Satterfield (2nd season)
Co-defensive coordinatorMarcus West (2nd season)
Co-defensive coordinatorBrandon Cooper (1st season)
Home stadiumFortera Stadium
(Capacity: 10,000)
Seasons
← 2016
2018 →
2017 Ohio Valley Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 9 Jacksonville State $^   8 0         10 2  
Austin Peay   7 1         8 4  
Eastern Illinois   5 3         6 5  
UT Martin   4 4         6 5  
Eastern Kentucky   3 5         3 7  
Southeast Missouri State   3 5         3 8  
Tennessee State   2 5         6 5  
Murray State   2 5         3 8  
Tennessee Tech   1 7         1 10  
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – FCS playoff participant
Rankings from STATS Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
August 316:00 p.m.at Cincinnati*ESPN3L 14–2630,831
September 92:30 p.m.at Miami (OH)*ESPN3L 10–3115,960
September 166:00 p.m.Morehead State*OVCDNW 69–138,152
September 236:00 p.m.at Murray State
OVCDNW 27–79,191
September 306:00 p.m.No. 18 UT Martin
OVCDNW 7–08,812
October 74:00 p.m.No. 4 Jacksonville State
  • Fortera Stadium
  • Clarksville, TN
OVCDNL 14–347,102
October 146:00 p.m.at Tennessee State
OVCDNW 21–1721,127
October 214:00 p.m.Southeast Missouri State 
  • Fortera Stadium
  • Clarksville, TN
OVCDNW 38–319,428
October 28[2]5:00 p.m.at No. 18 (FBS) UCF*ESPN3L 33–7327,606
November 41:30 p.m.at Tennessee Tech
ESPN3W 35–289,416
November 1112:00 p.m.at Eastern KentuckyOVCDNW 31–245,100
November 184:00 p.m.Eastern Illinois
  • Fortera Stadium
  • Clarksville, TN
OVCDNW 28–138,214
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from STATS Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time

Game summariesEdit

at CincinnatiEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Governors 0 7 0 7 14
Bearcats 0 14 6 6 26

at Miami (OH)Edit

1 2 3 4 Total
Governors 7 0 3 0 10
RedHawks 7 14 0 10 31

Morehead StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Eagles 0 7 0 6 13
Governors 14 28 13 14 69

at Murray StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Governors 17 3 0 7 27
Racers 0 0 7 0 7

UT MartinEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
No. 18 Skyhawks 0 0 0 0 0
Governors 0 7 0 0 7

Jacksonville StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
No. 4 Gamecocks 14 6 7 7 34
Governors 0 7 0 7 14

at Tennessee StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Governors 7 0 7 7 21
Tigers 3 0 7 7 17

Southeast Missouri StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Redhawks 7 0 7 17 31
Governors 14 14 7 3 38

at UCFEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Governors 7 19 7 0 33
No. 18 (FBS) Knights 14 31 14 14 73

at Tennessee TechEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Governors 7 7 14 7 35
Golden Eagles 7 0 7 14 28

at Eastern KentuckyEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Governors 0 7 7 17 31
Colonels 11 10 3 0 24

Eastern IllinoisEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Panthers 0 6 0 7 13
Governors 7 7 7 7 28

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Heritage Bank Battle of the Border 2017–18". Murray State Athletics. July 28, 2017. Retrieved August 14, 2017.
  2. ^ "Knights Add 6th Home Game". UCF Athletics. September 21, 2017. Archived from the original on September 22, 2017. Retrieved September 22, 2017.