EKU FOOTBALL | Austin Peay has played some stiff competition to start the season

09/23/2015 11:30 AM

Eastern Kentucky University football is sitting at 1-1 to start the season with their most recent game against North Carolina State over a week ago. The Colonels are the beneficiary of an early bye week, and are using it to maximize their readiness for their Ohio Valley Conference opener against a hardened Austin Peay team.

The Governors are 0-3 to start the year but have faced tough competition in Southern Mississippi and Vanderbilt University. Colonel’s coach Dean Hood is aware that Peay’s non-conference schedule has done a lot to prepare the Governors for the trip to Richmond.

Coach Hood also gave cn|2 Sports the low down on how the Colonels are using their bye week to get healthy and prepare for a hungry Austin Peay team in pursuit of their first win.

Garrett Moore

Garrett is a Sports Producer for Spectrum News. He is a graduate of Middle Tennessee State and got his start as a sports photographer. He now produces Sports Night, the state’s only nightly show dedicated to in-depth coverage of all sports in Kentucky. Sports Night airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News or anytime with Spectrum On Demand. Outside the station, Garrett enjoys golfing, hiking, fishing, and prides himself on being all-in as a sports spectator. He won a gift card for playing an air guitar in the student section during an MTSU basketball game. Follow Garrett on Twitter @SportsNightGM for real-time sports updates or if you just want to see the shenanigans that go on behind the scenes in getting Sports Night on the air.

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