AIR FORCE RUMORS & GOSSIP

Chiefs to Host Draft Event at Whiteman Air Force Base Presented by Heartland Coca-Cola

Servicemen and women to announce picks on NFL Media platforms
Via Chiefs.com
1 day ago

Rockets power dancer gets surprise proposal from returning Air Force boyfriend

Via FOX Sports
15 days ago

Air Force’s Brandon Jones named SoCon Defensive player of the Week

The Air Force men’s lacrosse started off the season in the top 20 in the national rankings, but have since then fallen down the ladder. Yet, the 7-4 Falcons still have a lot to pride themselves on, including defenseman Brandon Jones being named the Southern Conference Defensive Player of the Week. The award pertains to games that have been played through the duration of March 28...
Via Mile High Sports
17 days ago

Air Force falls short of Frozen Four in loss to Harvard

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Air Force hockey’s season may be over, but it left the NCAA Tournament feeling defiantly proud after pushing another of the nation’s best to their limit. The Falcons’ comeback attempt fell short, which left them one win shy of the program’s first Frozen Four appearance following a 3-2 loss to Harvard on Saturday night. “No one left early, huh?” Air...

Air Force Falcons hold on to beat Western Michigan in NCAA tournament

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – In a playoff run full of nail-biters, Air Force hockey held on in another for its second NCAA Tournament win in program history. Two Western Michigan goals only 23 seconds apart turned a rout into the hotly-contest game that eventually ended with the Falcons’ 5-4 victory ­- the academy’s fourth game in a row decided by one goal. That playoff experience helped...

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
February 14, 2017

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
February 08, 2017  |  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
February 08, 2017

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
February 04, 2017  |  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
January 31, 2017  |  Discuss

Johnson, Williams lead Akron past Air Force 84-75

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) Isaiah Johnson had 19 points, six rebounds and five assists, Josh Williams hit four 3-pointers and scored 16 points and Akron beat Air Force 84-75 on Friday night in the Savannah Invitational. Johnson made 7 of 10 from the field and Antino Jackson scored 15 for the Zips, who have won four in a row. A 3-pointer by Jacob Van pulled Air Force within four with...
Via Associated Press
November 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Toohey's 22 points powers Air Force past Stetson, 85-72

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) Frank Toohey scored 22 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to power the Air Force Academy past Stetson, 85-72 on Tuesday night in a Savannah Invitational tournament home game. The Falcons' 5-0 to start to the season are off to their best start since 2012-13. Air Force travels to Savannah, Ga., for the final two games of the tournament after posting an...
Via Associated Press
November 22, 2016  |  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
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