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AIR FORCE RUMORS & GOSSIP

Air Force player mocks Western Michigan's team motto in win

Western Michigan has this thing with boats. Specifically, coach P.J. Fleck has built a team motto around the concept of "rowing the boat" -- as in, everybody helping push forward in one direction. Hey, whatever works. Coaches come up with odd things all the time. And the stranger the battle cry, the more likely it is to get mocked by an opponent, which is what happened in the Idaho...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Air Force beats Western Michigan 38-24 in Potato Bowl

Shayne Davern ran for a career-high 101 yards and two touchdowns and Air Force beat Western Michigan 38-24 in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl on a soggy Saturday night.

UC Davis pulls away from Air Force in 81-75 win

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Corey Hawkins scored 22 points, Josh Fox added 19 more and UC Davis pulled away with a 16-2 run in the second half for an 81-75 win over Air Force on Saturday.

2015 NFL Draft: Famous Idaho Potato Bowl – Western Michigan vs. Air Force

The 2014 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl features a surprising Western Michigan team who finished with an 8-4 record and went 6-2 in the MAC.   While the best player on the field may be Freshman Running back Jarvion Franklin, there are a few players to keep your eye on in the secondary for Western Michigan who have impressed this season. Air Force also had a bounce-back season looking...
Via Optimum Scouting
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Western Michigan vs. Air Force Capsule

Western Michigan (8-4, 6-2 Mid-American) vs. Air Force (9-3, 5-3 Mountain West), 5:45 p.m. ET (ESPN). Line: Air Force by 1. Series Record: First meeting. WHAT'S AT STAKE Western Michigan tries to finish off a remarkable turnaround season with its first bowl victory in school history. The Broncos went 1-11 in 2013, but were on the verge of playing in the MAC title game this season...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Idaho Potato Bowl: Western Michign vs. Air Force betting odds, point spread and tv info

The Famous Idaho Potato Bowl will take place on Saturday when the Western Michigan Broncos take on the Air Force Falcons. Western Michigan (8-4) and Air Force (9-3) will each be looking to end their season with a win in this one. Coverage of the game between these two will air on ESPN and WatchESPN beginning at 5:45 pm ET from Bronco Stadium in Boise, ID. The Odds: Air Force is...
Via Tireball.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Air Force QB Kale Pearson could pass on winning legacy to Falcons

But Air Force needs to re-establish itself as perennial power.

Famous Idaho Potato Bowl Preview and Prediction: Western Michigan vs. Air Force

Two of the nation’s most improved teams – Air Force and Western Michigan – meet for the first time in program history in the...
Via Athlon Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Air Force quickly sells 3,500 tickets to Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

Air Force has sold 3,500 tickets to the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl, a number that probably falls well short of its allotment.

U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds return for Daytona 500 flyover

The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds are set to provide the flyover for the 57th annual Daytona 500 in February. 
Via Shake and Bake
12 days ago  |  Discuss

AFA says Jon Lee no longer cadet in good standing

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) The Air Force Academy says senior kick returner Jon Lee is no longer a cadet in good standing and will not play in its home finale against No. 21 Colorado State. In a statement Friday, Air Force said, ''cadets must meet Air Force and Academy standards, including honor, physical fitness, academics and military aptitude, in order to be a cadet in good...
Via AP on Fox
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Defying Incredible Heights: Amy Chmelecki Dives In To The Red Bull Air Force Team

VIDEO: In Miles Above, Amy Chmelecki takes the challenge as the first woman on the Red Bull Air Force team, a group of adrenaline-driven men who compete whilst in free fall. The post Defying Incredible Heights: Amy Chmelecki Dives In To The Red Bull Air Force Team appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

West Point Wins the Day With Halloween Inspired Band

The Air Force Academy won the game against Army Saturday afternoon. With the victory the Falcons took home their first Commander-in-Chief Trophy (for the best team between Army, Navy, and Air Force) since 2011. However, the winner of the fan favorite/internet award goes to Army--but not the football team.The band.@SBNationGIF/TwitterRead more »
Via FatManWriting
November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Air Force Academy Spirit Mission Succeeds in Leaving a Mark on West Point

When it comes to sports every college talks about having spirit. However, there are few that take it as seriously as the federal service academies. For the men and women of Air Force, West Point, Annapolis, Kings Point, and the Coast guard Academy it is considered a mark of pride to succeed in spreading team spirit in to enemy territory.Yeah, they'd get in pretty serious trouble...
Via FatManWriting
November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

World Series Game 7 Featured The Weirdest Rendition Of ‘God Bless America’

Air Force Master Sergeant Jennifer Sherman was invited to sing “God Bless America” during Wednesday’s Game 7 of the World Series in Kansas City. Her take on the classic was…well…it was something. For better or for worse – mostly for worse – it was a very ‘unique’ rendition of the song. Men and women who comprise Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Paula Creamer Visits Troops, Plays ‘World’s Most Dangerous Golf Course’

Paula Creamer has long been a staunch supporter of U.S. troops. Soon after winning the 2010 U.S. Women’s Open, she hopped in an F-16 with the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds. This past December, she became engaged to a major in the Air Force Reserve, Derek Heath (who proposed while skydiving). And this past June, she visited some troops at Fort Bragg in North Carolina. On Sunday,...
Via Back9Network
October 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Herschel Walker speaks to Air Force football team

I swear Herschel Walker could suit up today and play football for any team in the country. Just listening to him speak gets me fired up as well, which is why he was invited to speak to the football team at Air Force. The man has a way of connecting with players and sending a message. Check out this video of one of the greatest college football players in the history of the game speaking...
Via The Student Section
October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Air Force Wears White Chrome Helmets With 9/11 Tribute Stickers (Photos)

It’s hard to believe, but this past Thursday marked the 13th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks. To commemorate the event, many college football teams likely will hold pregame ceremonies or pay tribute to the victims in other patriotic ways. New chrome game helmets for today against Georgia State. 9/11 remembrance stickers on every helmet as well. http://t.co/n1EgHFYj21—...
Via NESN.com
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Back9 Test: Powerbilt Air Force One DFX Driver

Powerbilt might not be the first name on the tip of your tongue when you think of golf companies. However, it was one of the first golf companies ever established – and became part of the Louisville Slugger family. The company’s new Air Force One DFX driver is a true blast from the past. Featuring Powerbilt’s patented “Nitrogen Charged” technology – which means nitrogen...
Via Back9Network
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Air Force Will Wear USAF, Squadron Patches On Uniforms This Year

Air Force is adding a few new features to its uniforms for the upcoming season. The jersey sleeves will feature USAF Academy patches, and the helmets will feature patches for each player’s specific squadron, a very neat touch for the service academy.  @Uniformswag AF Football will wear USAF Academy patch on jersey this year. Each player rep squadron patch on helmet pic.twitter...
Via College Spun
August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Air Force Unveils Awesome New Alternate Football Uniforms With Phenomenal Helmet

More pictures of the new 2014 Alternate Football Uniform! pic.twitter.com/9NtbYqEk9I — Air Force Football (@AFFootball) July 31, 2014 These new alternate uniforms are awesome. The Air Force Falcons have really outdone themselves, particularly with the awesome new helmet. This is one way to get people’s attention. Check out the new 2014 Alternate Football Uniform! Which […]...
Via Diehardsport
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Terrell Owens Wants You To Buy His Used Team Jordans & Old Air Force Ones

Tons of reality TV stars and others sell their gently used clothing and shoes on the internet. After all, once you’re photographed a few times in a stand out pair of stilettos, you have to move on to another shoe. Well, add former NFL star Terrell Owens to list of names that’s putting his used goods online for you to purchase. Now Active! http://t.co/nkz45xE9Qe Just uploaded...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona baseball overcomes early deficit to defeat Air Force

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Scott Kingery and Zach Gibbons had three hits apiece to pace the University of Arizona baseball team to a 10-2 victory over Air Force as the Wildcats completed a two-game midweek sweep Wednesday afternoon at Hi Corbett Field. The sophomore duo of Kingery and Gibbons combined to hit 6-for-9 with four runs scored and one run batted in for the Wildcats, overcame an...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona baseball cruises to 14-2 win over Air Force

TUCSON, Ariz. -- The Arizona baseball team benefitted from sloppy play by Air Force to score seven first-inning runs, and freshman pitcher Morgan Earman threw eight strong innings on the mound as the Wildcats won the first game of a two-game midweek series by a score of 14-2 on Tuesday evening at Hi Corbett Field. Arizona (9-9) jumped out to a 7-0 lead in the first inning when it...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Cadet: I was a snitch for Air Force

The Air Force Academy defended its use of confidential informants after a former football and soccer player said he was expelled because of misconduct linked to providing information. The academy said informants provide vital information about criminal activity, the Colorado Springs Gazette reported this week. They are instructed to deceive classmates, professors and commanders...
Via Fox Sports
December 05, 2013  |  Discuss
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