AIR FORCE FALCONS NEWS

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
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Colin Staub, an Air Force recruit winds up with DU hockey team

The University of Denver hockey team has picked up forward Colin Staub, a Colorado Springs native who could not pass the Air Force Academy's eye exam.
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
4 days ago

30 years later, a look at ‘Better Off Dead’

When I was growing up, my uncle — who is about 10 years older than me — got me started on many of the interests I still have today. He gave me my first comic books (a few issues of The Invaders from the 1970’s), let me stay up late and watch The Kids in the Hall, and while he was serving in the Air Force, started my fascination with airplanes. This one drives my wife crazy...
Via Bloguin Best
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Cory James in a rush to play middle linebacker

Clarence James was a master sergeant, and his postings included a stay at Laughlin Air Force Base, on the U.S.-Mexico border in Del Rio, Texas.
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
6 days ago

Air Force Falcons' best linebackers this year include Healy brothers

With four linebackers essentially competing for one starting job, the Air Force football team should be deep at that position.
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
6 days ago

CU Buffs Jay MacIntyre has no regrets

  February, 5, 2014, Jay MacIntyre makes one of the biggest decisions of his life, the decision to play football for Colorado and his father Mike MacIntyre, over schools such as Air Force and Wyoming. Both Jay and his dad knew the decision would come with criticism and questioning, but he hasn’t second guessed him decision once. “I’ve never regretted the decision of coming...
Via BSN Denver
10 days ago  |  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
11 days ago  |  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
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Air Force Falcons diversifying their options

The academy is capable of changing its offense each game or each play.
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
20 days ago

Air Force, Northern Colorado, Wyoming join Big 12 wrestling

The Big 12 Conference has added six universities as affiliate members to the postseason wrestling championship.
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
July 30, 2015

Saad shares Stanley Cup with Air Force Reserve

Former Chicago Blackhawks left wing Brandon Saad showed his appreciation of the military on Wednesday by bringing the Stanley Cup to the United States Air Force Reserve stationed at the 911th Airlift Wing in Moon Township, Pa.Approximately 200 members greeted the 22-year-old Pittsburgh native, who was the centerpiece of a seven-player blockbuster deal with the Columbus Blue Jackets...
Via Fox Sports
July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Almirola and No. 43 Team Still Eyeing Chase Spot Heading into Pocono

Last weekend, the No. 43 team took a big hit in the Championship Point Standings after an on-track incident relegated the team to a 39th-place finish. Now 17th in points, Aric Almirola is 30 points outside of the current Chase transfer spot of 15th. With Kyle Busch just 23 points outside of a transfer spot, the team will have to aim to hold the 14th spot in points when the regular...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Republic of Congo international suffers serious spinal injury in Africa

CAIRO -- Republic of Congo international Rudy Ndey was still in a military hospital in Egypt on Tuesday after suffering a serious spinal injury while avoiding a tackle by a goalkeeper in an African club game over the weekend. Ndey was in a stable condition at Air Force Specialized Hospital in Cairo after surgery, the Confederation of African Football said in a statement. Ndey was...
Via AP on Fox
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Congolese player remains hospitalized after spinal injury

CAIRO (AP) Republic of Congo international Rudy Ndey is still in a military hospital in Egypt after suffering a serious spinal injury in an African club game on Sunday. The Confederation of African Football said Tuesday that Ndey was in stable condition at Air Force Specialized Hospital in Cairo after surgery. Ndey was injured in an African Confederation Cup match while playing...
Via AP on Fox
July 28, 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

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

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

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

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

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

Air Force, Colorado to resume series after 46-year drought

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) Air Force and Colorado will face off on the football field in 2020, ending a 46-year drought in the series. The Falcons will visit Boulder on Sept. 12, 2020, and the Buffaloes will visit the Academy on Sept. 10, 2022. The last game between the schools was at Air Force on Oct. 5, 1974, with Colorado winning 28-27. In 2020, Colorado will play both Air Force and...
Via AP on Fox
July 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Colorado, Air Force resuming football series in 2020, 2022

Forty-one years since Colorado and Air Force last met on the football field, the two schools are ready to renew their rivalry.
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
July 15, 2015

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

White Sox Adam Eaton greeting brother Zachary, captain in the US Air Force, Saturday July 4th

Chicago White Sox outfielder Adam Eaton discusses greeting his brother Zachary, a captain in the U.S. Air Force, before the game on Saturday July 4th. Bam.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
July 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Singleton about business and fun

Because of his background of playing at Air Force, people often look at Arkansas running back Coach Jemal Singleton with narrow focus.
Via WholeHogSports
June 29, 2015
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