AIR FORCE RUMORS & GOSSIP

Jalen Robinette both a cadet and NFL hopeful

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) Except for the few who already have donned cap and gown, most of the 330 prospects heading to the NFL Combine next week have put their pursuits of a college degree on hold so they can focus on their football futures. They've traded campus life for high-tech gyms where they're trimming milliseconds off their 40-yard dashes and three-cone drills and facing...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Air Force WR Jalen Robinette blazes unique trail en route to NFL combine

It started with one layer of round weights, but it quickly became two, topped by another layer of plywood boxes for added inches. Two trainers anchored the strand-board base, like they had so many times before, as the 56-inch stack of stuff sat firmly in the middle of Landow Performance training facility in Centennial. A crowd gathered round, eyes peering between power racks and...

Led by Hayden Graham, Air Force men’s basketball beats UNLV

AIR FORCE ACADEMY — Hayden Graham had 19 points and 11 rebounds and Air Force ended a six-game losing streak with an 81-58 win over UNLV on Wednesday night. The Falcons (11-17, 4-11 Mountain West) led 38-28 at the break and had their largest lead at 75-48 with 5:05 left. Graham reached his 500th career rebound, and with 1,000 points already, become the eighth player in Air Force...

Ryan Blaney, Erik Jones fly with Air Force Thunderbirds around Daytona

Via FOX Sports
6 days ago

San Jose State beat Air Force 83-78 in overtime

The Spartans looked to start a new winning streak after losing 77-59 to the Bulldogs Wednesday night. The San Jose State Spartans beat the Air Force Falcons 83-78 in overtime at the Event Center Saturday afternoon. The Spartans edged the Falcons 89-85 in the first meeting of the season. However, this time around, San Jose State found themselves trailing in the first half and were...
Via Mountain West Connection
9 days ago

Air Force made money by giving up home game to play in Cotton Bowl

Giving up a home game for Air Force made them money. When Air Force announced it was giving up a home game to play New Mexico in the Cotton Bowl in 2016 it seemed like a very odd choice, and the attendance proved that the game was out of place with the low turn out. Despite the number of people attending Air Force athletic director Jim Knowlton was pleased with the outcome. “We...
Via Mountain West Connection
11 days ago

Oliver scores 25 to help Nevada rebound at Air Force, 78-59

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) Cameron Oliver scored 25 points with 15 rebounds and Nevada defeated Air Force 78-59 on Wednesday night. Oliver was 9-for-12 shooting and went 5 for 5 at the line as the Wolf Pack rebounded from a Sunday loss to San Diego State and now trail Colorado State by a half-game in the Mountain West Conference. D.J. Fenner scored 15 points for Nevada (20...
Via Associated Press
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Daily Hike: Will Air Force have two players taken in the NFL Draft?

Catch up on all of the Mountain West news you may have missed Catch up on all of the Mountain West news you may have missed Air Force’s Weston Steelhammer could be drafted Falcons wide receiver Jalen Robinette is going to be drafted, and could be the first Mountain West player off the board. Safety Weston Steelhammer has options and could be selected. “Overall, Weston Steelhammer...
Via Mountain West Connection
14 days ago

PHOTOS: Denver lacrosse wins season opener against Air Force

The Pioneers won their season opener 14-6, against Air Force on Feb. 11, 2017 at Peter Barton Lacrosse Stadium. Connor Cannizzaro led the Pioneers with four goals and two assists, while Ethan Walker had three goals and two assists and Jeremy Bosher scored three times.

New Mexico pulls away from Air Force 74-67

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) Sam Logwood scored 17 points and New Mexico beat Air Force 74-67 on Wednesday night for the Falcons' third straight loss. Neither team led by more than six after six lead changes until Aher Uguak's 3-point play on the heels of Dane Kuiper's back-to-back 3-pointers put the Lobos up 60-53 with 9:44 left to play. Frank Toohey hit a layup and Air Force...
Via Associated Press
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Air Force’s Jalen Robinette earns NFL Combine invite

Another Mountain West player earns an invite to the combine. Air Force wide receiver Jalen Robinette has blown up since the season ended by earning an East-West Shrine invite and then a the Senior Bowl came calling. At bowl All-Star bowl games Robinette was impressive to scouts and that also led to multiple mock drafts have Robinette going in the second round. Now, he is heading...
Via Mountain West Connection
19 days ago

James scores 26 with 7 assists; Wyoming beats Air Force

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) Justin James had 26 points, on 7-of-12 shooting, and a career-high seven assists, Alan Herndon scored 16 with four blocks and Wyoming hit 13 3-pointers in its 83-74 win over Air Force on Saturday. James made a career-best 10 free throws - including eight in the final 1:46 - on 11 attempts. Jeremy Lieberman, whose previous career high of 13 points...
Via Associated Press
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Retired Air Force sergeant to host Super Bowl radio show

HOUSTON (AP) Bernard Edwards spent the past 16 years as an Air Force surgical operations manager, leading and training more than 300 medics and caregivers and aiding surgeons serving in the military. The retired technical sergeant is on Radio Row during Super Bowl week getting a chance to host a one-hour talk show on SiriusXM's special channel dedicated to the NFL championship...
Via Associated Press
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Air Force vs. Navy: True old school vs. new old school

College football is like any other business. If you fail to adapt, you die. And in today’s college football, adapting means being on the cutting edge of innovation and creativity. Teams who fail to keep up will, for better or worse, be forgotten and replaced much like the cassette tape or the VCR. But what if I told you there were two college football programs not only competing...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
September 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Air Force football: Shark teeth uniform unveiled

Last week, the Air Force falcons revealed some amazing shark-themed helmets they will wear as a part of an alternate uniform on Sept. 10 against Georgia State. On Friday, they revealed the rest of the uniform that will go along with the commemorative helmets. The uniforms, named “Airpower Legacy Series”, are pretty amazing as they deviate very far away from the traditional royal...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Air Force Unveils Awesome New Uniforms To Go With Sharktooth Helmet

There will be new Air Force uniforms this fall. Friday night, the school gave fans a look at what the team will be wearing against Georgia State to celebrate the Airpower Legacy Series. Earlier in the week, Air Force unveiled what it calls a “Sharktooth” helmet. Now we’re getting a look at the full uniform. It’s awesome. Here’s more on the Airpower Legacy Series, via Air...
Via College Spun
August 19, 2016  |  Discuss
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