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AIR FORCE RUMORS & GOSSIP

Air Force shocks Boise State 61-53

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) CJ Siples had 25 points and seven rebounds and Hayden Graham hit a key 3-pointer with 1:07 left as Air Force stunned Boise State 61-53 on Saturday. Graham's 3 came late in the shot clock and made it 60-53. The Falcons (12-12, 3-8 Mountain West) held on for their second straight win following an eight-game losing streak. Boise State (16-8, 7-4) tied...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Air Force searches far and wide for new class of players

Air Force coach Troy Calhoun's travels aimed at getting a class of new players may have rivaled the campaign trail of a presidential candidate.

Air Force comeback nets a win over Wyoming, 70-62

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) Hayden Graham scored 23 points and passed around five assists as Air Force came from behind in the second half to beat Wyoming, 70-62 Tuesday night to earn a season split with the Cowboys. Wyoming built a 36-29 advantage at the half, but Air Force opened the second half with a 6-0 run and briefly took the lead on Zach Kocur's 3-pointer with 17:34 left...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

San Jose State cruises against Air Force, 75-54

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Jaycee Hillsman scored 13 points and dished out five assists to help San Jose State beat Air Force 75-54 on Saturday. Brandon Clarke finished with 12 points and eight boards, and Cody Schwartz and Jalen James each added 11 points for the Spartans (7-15, 2-8 Mountain West), who snapped a four-game losing streak and a five-game skid to Air Force. The Spartans...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Air Force 1 Ultra Flyknit

Thirty-four years after its original release, the Nike Air Force 1 Ultra Flyknit brings new technology to an old classic. Weighing 50% less than the original, the latest incarnation of the AF1 is the lightest version of the basketball classic ever produced. Look for the Air Force 1 Ultra Flyknit beginning today at select Nike retailers and online at nike.com beginning today. ...
Via Hooped Up
11 days ago  |  Discuss

New Mexico downs Air Force 84-55

ALBURQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) Elijah Brown scored 17 points, leading a quartet of New Mexico players to finish in double figures Wednesday as the Lobos beat Air Force 84-55, the Falcon's seventh straight loss. Tim Williams added 16 points and 10 rebounds and seldom-used freshman guard Anthony Mathis shattered his career high with 16 points for New Mexico (12-8, 5-2 Mountain West). ...
Via Associated Press
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Air Force hockey coach goes on crazy rant about Vikings fandom

Frank Serratore, head coach of the men's ice hockey team at Air Force, is a Minnesota native and a diehard Vikings fan. After last Sunday's Wild Card loss to the Seattle Seahawks, though, he asked an important question about a fandom full of pain."What are the chances of my generation of Minnesotans dying of natural causes before the Vikings kill us?"That's how Serratore opened a...
Via Fox Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Cal's Maurice Harris makes amazing one-hand catch vs. Air Force

Tied at 14 all in the second quarter of the Armed Forces Bowl on Tuesday, Cal quarterback Jared Goff dropped back and fired a deep pass down the left sideline to wide receiver Maurice Harris.Harris beat the Air Force defender, stuck out his left hand and made an unreal one-handed catch for a 40-yard gain.The Bears would score on the very next play to take a 21-14 lead.
Via Fox Sports
December 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Cal Dropped An Awesome Hype Video For The Armed Forces Bowl

Cal will take on Air Force in the Lockheed Martin Armed Forced Bowl on Tuesday afternoon. It’s not a marquee bowl match-up, but the hype video the Bears dropped for the contest is first rate.  Talk about setting the tone. Cal and Air Force will kick-off from Fort Worth at 2 PM on Tuesday. ESPN has the broadcast. 
Via College Spun
December 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Bowl Picks 3: Air Force should ground Cal

Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl, Fort Worth, Tx. California (7-5) vs Air Force (8-5) The Line: Cal by 7 The Pick: Air Force Contrast in styles. Cal throws the ball and scores, Air Force runs the ball and scores Air Force’s triple option offense will use up more time and keep the Cal offense off…
Via A Jersey Guy
December 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Buckeyes Roundball Roundup: Soaring over Air Force, devoured by UConn Huskies

The week started off well for the Buckeyes, but it ended with a lopsided loss in their first true road game of the season. Ohio State’s rollercoaster of an early season continued last week: Ohio State makes it look easy in 74-50 win over Air Force The Air Force Academy may have had a better record than the scarlet and gray heading into Tuesday night, but the Buckeyes cruised past...
Via Waiting For Next Year
December 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Air Force to review endzone prayers after complaint

The Air Force football team has always been one of the many schools to show unity prior to games as their players would hold hands and pray in the endzone. It looks like the school will be looking into whether that should continue after they received a complaint. According to the Air Force Times, an advocacy group filed a complaint against the team showing their religion at a public...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Pac-12 reprimands Colorado's Tory Miller for biting Air Force player

The Pac-12 Conference has reprimanded Colorado sophomore forward Tory Miller, the university announced on Saturday afternoon.On Wednesday, Miller was called for a Flagrant 2 (which results in an ejection) after officials determined he bit Air Force forward Hayden Graham. The incident occurred with 12:25 remaining in the second half when Miller and Graham got tangled up and wrestled...
Via Fox Sports
November 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Colorado player ejected for biting Air Force opponent (VIDEO)

Colorado's Tory Miller might pushing away that first helping of turkey on Thanksgiving after he already had a mouthful of a Falcon in his mouth Wednesday night. The Buffaloes forward appeared to bite the shoulder of an Air Force player while vying for possession and it was all caught on camera. The Buffaloes ended up beating the Falcons, 81-70 after Miller was ejected from the game...
Via The Other Paper
November 26, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Boise State's Tyler Gray Plants Air Force Running Back Into the Turf

As a defensive player, when your opponent is running the option you have to do your job and your job only. That way the offense does not have an opening to exploit and as long as you make the tackle you can shut it down. Fail to do your assignment or slide away from it too soon and you risk opening a big hole for the offense to exploit. On the run below Tyler Gray certainly stayed...
Via FatManWriting
November 21, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Air Force has paratrooper land on field with France's flag

Air Force delivered a stirring tribute Saturday. Chris Humphreys USA TODAY SportsAfter Army started the day by entering the field with the American and French flags side by side, Air Force joined in on the goose-bump-inducing gestures Saturday.Prior to the Falcons' home game against Utah State, Air Force parachuters landed at midfield of Falcon Stadium, with the first carrying France...
Via Fox Sports
November 14, 2015  |  Discuss

MW Championship: The Air Force file

The cadets got it done this weekend, pounding Army 20-3. More importantly, the Falcons reached the six-win threshold of bowl eligibility. They are now 6-3 overall. Block us on Twitter if you want, but we are bowl eligible now as we defeat @ArmyWP_Football! pic.twitter.com/8P5XfaeVyH — Air Force Football (@AFFootball) November 7, 2015 The bowl question has been answered. And...
Via Mile High Sports
November 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Air Force football outlook: The good and the bad

The good After running over the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors last weekend by a score of 58-7, the Air Force Falcons are one win away from going bowling come holiday season. That sixth win may come as early as Saturday. Air Force takes on Army in Colorado Springs, a team that is 2-6 with its only two wins coming against Eastern Michigan and Bucknell. The Black Knights rank 48th in the...
Via Mile High Sports
November 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Air Force’s Falcon Stadium to get makeover after season

Air Force football, arguably the best college team in the state, announced in late September that it will be making stadium upgrades after the season, having received a $5 million donation from an anonymous donor. Looks like we'll be seeing some changes to Falcon Stadium! http://t.co/IIMSVzukH4 #USAFA #youracademy pic.twitter.com/ntIz1MjiMg — USAFA (Official) (@AF_Academy) September...
Via Mile High Sports
October 09, 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

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

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

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

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

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
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