Eastern Kentucky University’s football team hits the road to take on conference foe Austin Peay State University.  Kickoff at Fortera Stadium is scheduled for 5 p.m. ET on Saturday.

The game will air live on ESPN3.  The live radio broadcast of the game is available in the Richmond area on WCYO 100.7 FM, and can be heard worldwide on EKUSports.com.

ESPN3 is ESPN’s live multi-screen sports network, a destination that delivers thousands of exclusive sports events annually.  It is accessible on computers, smartphones, tablets and connected devices through the ESPN App.  The network is currently available nationwide at no additional cost to fans who receive their high-speed Internet connection or video subscription from an affiliated service provider.  It is also available at no cost to U.S. college students and U.S.-based military personnel via computers, smartphones and tablets connected to on-campus educational and on-base military broadband and Wi-Fi networks.

INSIDE THE SERIES

–  EKU leads the all-time series 44-6. 

–  Last year APSU won 31-24 in Richmond.   

–  The Colonels are 21-3 against the Governors in Clarksville.

THE COLONELS

–  The Colonels defeated Eastern Illinois, 31-23, this past Saturday.

–  L.J. Scott had a career-best 151 yards with a touchdown in the win over Eastern Illinois.

–  Jaelin Carter had 91 total yards and three touchdowns against EIU. 

–  The EKU defense continues to swarm to the ball as the Colonels have forced 21 turnovers on the year, which ranks second in the OVC and fourth in the country.

–  Cornelius Floyd leads the OVC and is seventh in the country with 0.5 interceptions per game this season.

–  EKU ranks first in the conference and fifth in the nation in time of possession. 

SCOUTING THE OPPONENT

–  Austin Peay defeated Tennessee Tech, 41-10, this past weekend.

–  The Govs offense is averaging 440.5 yards per game.

–  With 287 yards rushing against TTU, APSU eclipsed the 200-yard mark for the fifth time this season.  The Governors are averaging 247.5 yards per game on the ground, which ranks first in the OVC and 14th in the FCS.

–  APSU has only turned the ball over 10 time this season. 

–  Quarterback Jeremiah Oatsvall went 15-for-19 for 279 yards and five touchdowns in the win over Tennessee Tech.

–  Gunner Scholato leads the way for the Governors’ defense with 77 total tackles on the year. 

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Kevin Britton

Assistant Athletics Director for Communications & Branding

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