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
1 day 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
5 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
5 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
8 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
8 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
12 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
12 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
13 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
22 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

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

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, 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

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

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

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 also handed out 350 tickets...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
June 26, 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: 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

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

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

Air Force hires Chris Gobrecht as women's basketball coach

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) Chris Gobrecht's next task is turning around the women's basketball team at Air Force. Athletic director Jim Knowlton announced the hiring of Gobrecht on Tuesday. Gobrecht brings 35 years of Division I head coaching experience to the Academy, including the last decade at Yale. Gobrecht replaces Andrea Williams, who was 22-128 in five years. Gobrecht...
Via AP on Fox
April 14, 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
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