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Seven Governors earn All-PFL South

Seven APSU football players have earned the distinction as All-Pioneer Football League South selections.

Senior wide receiver Pat Curran, freshman running back Chris Fletcher, junior quarterback Jesse Kellogg and senior offensive guard Adam Rector represent the offensive side of the ball–it was Rectors second straight All-PFL South honor.

On the defensive side, sophomore linebacker Charlie Forte, sophomore defensive end Steven Young and senior cornerback Teddy Carruthers earned accolades.
Seven APSU football players have earned the distinction as All-Pioneer Football League South selections.

Senior wide receiver Pat Curran, freshman running back Chris Fletcher, junior quarterback Jesse Kellogg and senior offensive guard Adam Rector represent the offensive side of the ball—it was Rector's second straight All-PFL South honor.

On the defensive side, sophomore linebacker Charlie Forte, sophomore defensive end Steven Young and senior cornerback Teddy Carruthers earned accolades.

Curran, Nashville, is only the second Governor in school history to record multiple 50-catch seasons (Harold “Red” Roberts had three in the late 1960s). He finished the season with a team-best 51 catches for 846 yards and eight touchdowns. He was the favorite target of Kellogg, who passed for 2037 yards with 190 completions and 13 TDs. The Madison native's 419 pass attempts represented the second-most in school history.

Fletcher's 974 rushing yards represented the most by a Govs freshman back in University history. The local Clarksville product had six 100-yard rushing games during the season, finishing the season with three straight 100-plus contests.

Rector was the senior leader for Fletcher, Kellogg and company. In addition to a pair of first-team All-PFL South selections, he was an honorable mention pick in 2002.

On the defensive side, Forte led the way with 117 tackles from his linebacker position. In the Govs' two late-season victories, the Springfield native had 19 and 17 stops, including two sacks in overtime against Davidson.

Young, meanwhile, emerged from the Govs defensive end rotation to record 51 tackles, including eight for losses. The Clarksville native tied for the team lead in sacks with four. He recently was named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District team.

Carruthers closed strong for the Govs. The Memphis native's interception return for a TD against Davidson was crucial in the Govs only PFL South win. In addition, he blocked three kicks, including one in overtime against Davidson.
—Brad Kirtley