AIR FORCE FALCONS NEWS

Bullying Led To Matt Mooney Transfer?

We all know how the Miami Dolphins bullying scandal rocked the NFL, and now it appears it’s the college ranks’ turn. Per Eric Van Dril of the Chicago Tribune, referenced in a piece by Rob Dauster of NBC Sports’ College Basketball Talk, former Air Force freshman guard Matt Mooney alleges he chose to transfer to a different school because of being bullied himself. In his Q...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

TSS: Honorary Officials, National Anthem Performers Named for GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway May, 3

TALLADEGA, AL – Talladega Superspeedway announced today the Honorary Officials for the GEICO 500 on Sunday, May 3, the 10th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race of the 2015 schedule. Senior Airman James A. Sottile, a Biomedical Equipment Technician, from Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery, AL, will serve as the Grand Marshal by giving the most famous command in motorsports – “Drivers...
Via On Pit Road
April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

NSCS: No. 43 Air Force Team Honors Fallen Airmen on their Ford in Coca-Cola 600

Almirola Looks to Bounce Back from All-Star Run at Charlotte kamagra zsel rendels This weekend is not only special because the Sprint Cup Series races their longest race of the season, but also, all of the series’ teams will be honoring fallen servicemen. Aric Almirola and team will have the privilege to carry fallen Special Tactics Airmen Capt. Derek M. Argel on...
Via On Pit Road
May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Air Force Falcons 2015 Preview and Prediction

Air Force soared to a somewhat surprising 10 wins last season, including a victory over Western Michigan in the Idaho Potato Bowl. Winning is...
Via Athlon Sports
June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

NSCS: BK Racing Continues American Salute Campaign with Visit to Travis Air Force Base

Sonoma, CA (June 26, 2015)- BK Racing continued its American Salute Campaign with a visit to Travis Air Force Base with JJ Yeley and Jeb Burton Thursday. Stepping off the plane the teamed headed straight to Travis Air Force Base in Fairfield, California, for a meet and greet with the service members. In addition to signing autographs and taking pictures, the two BK Racing drivers...
Via On Pit Road
June 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Arkansas Coach Bret Bielema Is Wearing Metallic Nike Air Force 1s To SEC Media Days

The SEC West is regarded by many as the toughest division in college football. Apparently, the stiff competition extends beyond the gridiron and encompasses the footwear of the division’s head coaches. Yesterday, Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen sported adidas Yeezy Low Boost’s at SEC Media Days. Not to be outdone, Arkansas head coach Bret Bielema is bringing the heat...
Via College Spun
July 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Air Force, CU to rekindle football rivalry

CU athletic director Rick George and his Air Force counterpart Jim Knowlton on Wednesday jointly announced that the two schools, located just 84 miles apart, will resume their football rivalry with a home-and-home series set for the years 2020 and 2022. The institutions have agreed on a contract that is in the process of being signed, but will have the Falcons visit Boulder on Sept...
Via Mile High Sports
July 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Colorado, Air Force to renew in-state football rivalry

It has been nearly forty years since Air Force and Colorado have played each other on the gridiron and it will have been nearly fifty before they actually play again. Fear not, Falcons and Buffaloes fans, your teams will finally play each other after nearly a half-century of waiting. The two teams have confirmed a home-and-home series that will begin in 2020. The Falcons will travel...
Via Campus Sports Net
July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

CU vs. AFA good for football

The Other Showdown Relax CSU fans; Colorado vs. Air Force is a very good thing By Mark Knudson The rumblings out of Fort Collins started moments after the press release came out. The University of Colorado and the Air Force Academy were finally, after more than four decades, going to renew their football rivalry, starting in 2020 in Boulder. In 2022, the Buffs will travel to Colorado...
Via Mile High Sports
July 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Air Force unveils new Nike Mach Speed uniforms

While the 2015 uniform will have an improved and updated design and functionality, the tradition of Falcon football will remain the same in many areas. The Falcons will wear the customary blue jersey and white pants for home games. The jersey features the Academy crest on one shoulder with the American flag on the other. In the center of the jersey on the front, at the base of the...
Via The Student Section
July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Air Force unveils new Nike Mach Speed uniforms

While the 2015 uniform will have an improved and updated design and functionality, the tradition of Falcon football will remain the same in many areas. The Falcons will wear the customary blue jersey and white pants for home games. The jersey features the Academy crest on one shoulder with the American flag on the other. In the center of the jersey on the front, at the base of the...
Via Bloguin Best
July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Ex-Air Force Member, Vols Fan Josh Gilreath Has Neyland Stadium Map Coordinates Tattooed On His Arm

Josh Gilreath is a Tennessee native and a lifelong Vols fan. He’s also a former staff sergeant in the United States Air Force, and back in May he presented UT head coach Butch Jones with the Tennessee flag he had carried with him throughout his deployment in 22 countries. Gilreath’s devotion to the Vols runs deep. So deep, that he has the map coordinates of Neyland Stadium tattoed...
Via College Spun
August 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Altitude Sports teams up with Air Force football

Altitude Sports & Entertainment announced on Thursday a partnership with the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs. Altitude Sports will now be the official “Regional Sports Network of the Air Force Falcons.” This will give Altitude the ability to simulcast a select number of Air Force Falcons athletic events from GoAirForceFalcons.com and guest/call-in appearances...
Via Mile High Sports
August 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Rams hold practice at Scott Air Force Base

It's an annual tradition for the Rams to visit Scott Air Force Base. For the last four years, the team has held a preseason practice for the men and women who serve in the military. Daniel Rodriguez, who earned a Bronze Star Medal and a Purple Heart for his services in the Army, also addressed those in attendance. 
Via Fox Sports
September 03, 2015  |  Discuss

War hero Daniel Rodriguez addresses military, reflects on experience

Daniel Rodriguez has been in their shoes before. With the Rams visiting Scott Air Force Base and practicing with select military servicemen and women, the former war hero recounted his own experience and expressed his gratitude.Rodriguez served in the Army from 2006-10 and was involved in the Battle of Kamdesh in Afghanistan, one of the bloodiest firefights in the war. He was later...
Via Fox Sports
September 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Air Force starting QB out for 2015 with torn ACL, MCL

Air Force starting quarterback Nate Romine tore both his ACL and MCL in last weekend’s win against San Jose State and will miss the rest of the 2015 season. Romine announced his injury on his personal Facebook page, and it was also reported by Brent Briggeman of the Colorado Springs Gazette. This is a tough blow for Air Force, who started the season 2-0 with wins over San Jose...
Via Campus Sports Net
September 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Michigan State Football vs Air Force: “100% probability of precipitation”

Michigan State’s football game against Air Force on Saturday afternoon in Spartan Stadium will be the first time MSU has ever hosted a United States Service Academy in East Lansing. And if the weather forecast holds, it’s going to be a wet one. (Read about the MSU/Air Force under-the-radar players here) I checked with Jake Dunne, the Chief Meteorologist for Tim Barron’s Radio...
Via isportsweb.com
September 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Michigan State Releases 30-Second Teaser For Air Force Game

Michigan State scored a huge victory over Oregon this past Saturday, avenging a loss to the Ducks suffered during the 2014 campaign. This week, they’ll need to avoid a letdown against Air Force at Spartan Stadium. Friday, head coach Mark Dantonio tweeted out a 30-second teaser to prepare fans for the upcoming contest. It features highlights from the game against the Ducks. Check...
Via College Spun
September 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Ratings Roundup: More CFB, MLB on FOX, NASCAR Xfinity

Overnight ratings dropped for Air Force/Michigan on ABC. In other news, FOX had a second-straight big increase for Major League Baseball coverage, and NASCAR Xfinity Series racing was low again on NBCSN. Overnights Drop For Air Force/Michigan on ABC The Air Force/Michigan college football game drew a 1.8 overnight rating on ABC Saturday afternoon, down [...]
Via Sports Media Watch
September 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Ratings Roundup: More CFB, MLB on FOX, MLB on ESPN

ABC hit an early season low for last Saturday’s Air Force/Michigan State game. In other news, FOX had another big increase for Major League Baseball action, and ESPN scored its top Wednesday Night Baseball audience of the season. ABC Sees Drop For Air Force/MSU Last Saturday’s Air Force/Michigan State college football game drew a 1.7 [...]
Via Sports Media Watch
September 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Air Force burns Navy with rap track ahead of Saturday

The smack talk ahead of the Navy-Air Force game this weekend is in full affect — and has even produced a viral single. Air Force cadet and YouTube rap aficionado Brett Hagen didn’t just diss Navy ahead of Saturday’s fete at Annapolis, he made a three-minute rap video out of it. If you’re thinking “Hey, that guy looks kinda familiar” that’s because he took the interwebs...
Via Campus Sports Net
September 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Navy Trolls Air Force Hard In Awesome New Spirit/Hype Video

The Naval and Air Force Academies are not always the best at playing football these days (they are actually pretty decent squads), but there is one thing they do better than anyone--spirit videos. The ideas they come up with year after year are too funny for words.So I'm going to quit typing them and just say take a few minutes to watch this, and be prepared to laugh:Read more »
Via FatManWriting
September 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Air Force-Navy is one of three big games to watch this weekend

College football is stepping into high gear as both Colorado and Colorado State begin conference play this weekend and Air Force faces a military foe in Navy. But only two of these games are on our radar as must-watch football for the first weekend in October. Who else makes the cut? You’ll have to read on to find out. No.3 – Air Force @ Navy While Army–Navy is the traditional...
Via Mile High Sports
October 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Air Force Lefty Jake DeVries Flying Under the Radar

Few teams have had the opportunity to evaluate Jake DeVries, but industry folks who are familiar with the Air Force junior left-hander tell me why Four Corners scouts will want to put eyes on him next spring in advance of the 2016 draft. Indeed, when you pitch for a small-conference school that produces few pro players and competes for regional attention with the Pac-12, you don’t...
Via Fangraphs
October 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Air Force Unveils Awesome Matte Blue Helmet For Saturday’s Wyoming Game

Awesome modern uniforms are not just for the Baylors and Oregons of the college football world. The service academies often wear some pretty sharp looking jerseys and helmets, and Air Force is breaking out an awesome helmet for this weekend’s home game against Wyoming. Check out this matte blue lid, it is one of the coolest we’ve seen so far this season. Alternate matte blue...
Via College Spun
October 08, 2015  |  Discuss
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