Austin Peay vs Western Kentucky Live Stream, Odds, Picks and Predictions: Governors Overruled
Austin Peay football kicks off the 2022 college football season at 11 a.m. Saturday against Western Kentucky in Bowling Green. The Govs will be among the nation's first programs to play on sport's opening day.
Austin Peay is coming off a 6-5 record last year and will try to score its first win against the Hilltoppers since 1996 and the first ever in Bowling Green. Both teams were OVC rivals from 1958-82 before Western left to join the Sun Belt.
Austin Peay starts its first season in the ASUN.
It's been a decade since their last meeting when WKU rolled to a 49-10 win and Austin Peay, playing traditional FBS programs to start the season, is only 2-10 in August games.
The Govs will start Sheldon Layman at quarterback. Layman started three games last season but moved into the starting role after the transfer for Draylen Ellis.
Western Kentucky will go with Austin Reed who beat out Jarret Doege for the starting quarterback spot. Doege transferred to Troy weeks ago.
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How to watch
CBS Sports Network.
ESPN Clarksville (104.1 FM).
Bowling Green WKLX (SAM 100.7 FM) and WWKU (ESPN Radio 102.7 FM).
Austin Peay vs Western Kentucky picks and predictions
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