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.
Scotty Walden will be Austin Peay's new head coach. Walden has been interim coach at Southern Mississippi.
- So. Miss.' Walden heads to Austin Peay as coach
- Pitt, Austin Peay play shorter 2nd half in blowout
- Austin Peay names Lovings interim head coach
- Austin Peay's Hudspeth resigns after 11-win year
Gerrid Doaks scored four touchdowns, including a career-high three rushing TDs, and No. 13 Cincinnati beat Austin Peay 55-20 on Saturday in the Bearcats' season opener.
Is this Tua vs. Hurts 2.0? Maybe not yet, but the latest Crimson Tide QB competition is shaping up as another Bama-style war of attrition.
With Pittsburgh up 42-0 on Austin Peay at halftime Saturday, the schools agreed to play 10-minute quarters in the second half and the Panthers went on to win 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.
In front of 2,000 people, the 2020 college football season kicked off with a touchdown on the first play, a turnover top hat and a punt that went for negative yardage. But it ended up as a real football game that came down to the last play.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Isaiah Ifanse ran for 196 yards and a touchdown and passed for a touchdown to lead Montana State to a 24-10 win over Austin Peay in the FCS quarterfinals on Friday night.
Missing college football games this week? There are four FCS games beginning on Friday, and we've got all the details on the quarterfinals.
JaVaughn Craig passed for two touchdowns and ran for another score, Baniko Harley scored two TDs, and Austin Peay beat Sacramento State 42-28 on Saturday in the second round of the FCS playoffs.