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TROY CALHOUN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Michigan State Football: Can Air Force run against MSU defense?

Michigan State hosts its first ever game against a service academy on Saturday when Air Force visits East Lansing. Of the service academies, Air Force has been the most successful of late, making it to a bowl game in seven of the eight seasons under coach Troy Calhoun, including a ten win season last year. When the Falcons come to Spartan Stadium it will be a battle of strength versus...
Via isportsweb.com
September 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Air Force is under the radar as Colorado’s best

While the Colorado Buffaloes rebuild and the Colorado State Rams try to maintain their footing, it’s the Air Force Falcons that enter 2015 with a legitimate claim to being the top college football program in Colorado. CBS Sports recently published a map of the United States that was used to identify the top college football program in each state, using that school’s logo in the...
Via Mile High Sports
August 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Why Air Force's Troy Calhoun is the nation's most overlooked coach

The best coaching job in college football that no one talked about much in 2014? Look at what Troy Calhoun did. The 48-year-old Air Force coach led the Falcons to a 10-3 record that included wins over Boise State (which won 12 games last year) and Colorado State (which won 10), as well as Navy and Army to win the Commander-in-Chief's Trophy. Plus, Air Force defeated a Western Michigan...
Via Fox Sports
July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Air Force Football’s 2014 Ring Features Idaho Potato Bowl Champions Logo, Scores From Wins vs. Army, Navy

Air Force flew under the radar a bit as far as smaller football programs go, but the Falcons had an excellent season in 2014. Troy Calhoun’s team went 10-3, with double digit wins over rivals Army and Navy to capture the Commander-in-Chief’s trophy for the first time since 2011, and a 14 point win over Western Michigan in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl. To celebrate the 10 win...
Via College Spun
April 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Air Force football coach Troy Calhoun signs 5-year extension

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) Air Force football coach Troy Calhoun has agreed to a new five-year contract that runs through 2019. Calhoun is 59-44 in eight seasons at the academy with seven bowl appearances. The Falcons have won three of the last five Commander-In-Chief trophies. The Falcons went 10-3 last season and beat fellow 10-win teams Boise State and Colorado State. Their...
Via Associated Press
January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Air Force Coach Troy Calhoun Calls College Playoff System ‘Un-American’

There are plenty of critics of the new college football four-team playoff but Air Force coach Troy Calhoun may have come out with the strongest comments ever about it. Calhoun told the Colorado Springs Gazette that the four-team playoff is “un-American” and wants to see it moved to at least eight teams and hopefully 16 to let smaller conferences to have a chance. [photo: Justin...
Via COED
December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Air Force Players Go Crazy In Their Locker Room After Beating Boise State

Air Force football beat Boise State for the first time in school history on Saturday. The Falcons forced seven Broncos turnovers en route to a 28-14 win, which gave Air Force its first conference win since 2012. After Air Force coach Troy Calhoun addressed the squad, the players huddled up, did a Samoan chant called “O Alele,” and dumped water and Gatorade all over each other...
Via College Spun
September 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Chairman backtracks on slowdown proposal

Troy Calhoun is willing to take measures to slow down college offenses, but only if he sees hard evidence that defending an up-tempo offense creates genuine health risks, the Air Force coach and NCAA Football Rules Committee chairman says.
Via Philly Sports Live
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Air Force Falcons season preview

It was a rough year for head coach Troy Calhoun and his Air Force squad in 2013. The Falcons failed to win a Mountain West conference game and Calhoun, the first graduate to become head coach, had the lowest offense production in seven seasons as head coach (24.7 points per game), and the defense also gave up the most points per game (40.0) since Calhoun took over in 2007. What's...
Via College Football Universe
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Air Force adds Vanderlinden, Cross to staff

Air Force football coach Troy Calhoun has added new assistants Ron Vanderlinden and Tim Cross to his staff. Titles and coaching assignments haven't been determined. Vanderlinden joins the Falcons after 13 years at Penn State, where he coached linebackers, and Cross joins Air Force after spending the last three years as strength and conditioning coach at Texas. Before that,...
Via Associated Press
February 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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