Counting down the top 25 Mountain West basketball players

Basketball season is quickly approaching and we are counting down the top 25 Mountain West basketball players. Air Force guard Trevor Lyons, a junior out of Newport News, Virginia, is #20 in the 2016 Mountain West countdown. The 6-3 guard started each of Air Force’s first 22 games before suffering a season-ending hand injury in late January. In that span, Lyons recorded 15 double...
Via Mountain West Connection
4 days ago

Air Force DB carted off field after hit in Hawaii game

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) Air Force defensive back Jesse Washington was strapped to a stretcher and taken off the field on a cart after being tackled during an interception return Saturday against Hawaii. The senior was on the ground for several minutes early in the third quarter and was tended to by team medical personnel. He gave two thumbs up as he was taken off the field...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Mountain West Basketball Countdown: #20 - Trevor Lyons

The Air Force guard is in the top 20 of the MW countdown. Air Force guard Trevor Lyons, a junior out of Newport News, Virginia, is #20 in the 2016 Mountain West countdown. The 6-3 guard started each of Air Force’s first 22 games before suffering a season-ending hand injury in late January. In that span, Lyons recorded 15 double-digit scoring nights, a nine assist game against...
Via Mountain West Connection
4 days ago

New Mexico hands Air Force 2nd straight loss since Navy win

DALLAS (AP) Jalen Robinette and the Air Force Falcons haven't even led since a win over service academy rival Navy that had them unbeaten and maybe thinking about a national ranking. Now it's just about survival in the Mountain West Conference. Teriyon Gipson rushed for 140 yards with a touchdown and caught a pass for another score, leading New Mexico to a 45-40 victory over...
Via Associated Press
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Gipson shines in Dallas return as UNM tops Air Force 45-40

DALLAS (AP) Teriyon Gipson rushed for 140 yards with a touchdown and caught a pass for another score, leading New Mexico to a 45-40 victory over Air Force on Saturday. Playing at the historic Cotton Bowl not far from his Dallas high school, Gipson ran 60 yards down the sideline on an option pitch to give the Lobos (3-3, 2-1 Mountain West) a 14-3 lead in the first quarter. New...
Via Associated Press
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Air Force Basketball: High Hopes with Five Returning Starters

With five returning starters, the Air Force Falcons basketball team is hoping to return to some sort of postseason action for the first time since 2013. Led by seniors Hayden Graham and Zach Kocur, the Falcons will look to improve in the always competitive Mountain West Conference. When creating a program, there are two ways to build a team. If you have the ability to recruit outstanding...
Via Mountain West Connection
16 days ago

McVey, Steelhammer lead Air Force to 28-14 win over Navy

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) Tailback Tim McVey scored twice, including a 62-yard TD catch, and safety Weston Steelhammer intercepted two passes as Air Force beat Navy 28-14 on Saturday to take a big step toward claiming the Commander-in-Chief's Trophy. Jalen Robinette had five catches for 163 yards for Air Force (4-0), which extended its home winning streak to 15 straight. His...
Via Associated Press
25 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
27 days ago  |  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

Air Force will wear these awesome helmets honoring classic fighter jets

In an attempt to honor classic military fighter jets, Air Force will wear a special helmet that features a sharktooth this season. Are you ready?! Here it it the AIRPOWER Legacy Series Sharktooth helmet. It will be worn vs @GeorgiaStateFB #LetsFly — Air Force Football (@AFFootball) August 14, 2016 The helmets will make their debut Sept. 10 when...
Via The Comeback
August 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Air Force Academy's New Football Helmets, Inspire by WW2 Fighter Plane, Are the Best

When the Air Force Academy football team takes the field on Sept. 10 against Georgia State, they'll be wearing some of the coolest helmets we've ever seen. Inspired by a World War II fleet of fighter planes called "Flying Tigers," a group made up of both Chinese and American pilots, the silver helmets feature an eye and shark's teeth painted on either side, just as it was on the...
Via Stack
August 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Look: Air Force unveils new sharktooth helmets

Check out these awesome new helmets that the Air Force Falcons unveiled on Sunday. Air Force will wear these helmets against Georgia State on September 10th….. Are you ready?! Here it it the AIRPOWER Legacy Series Sharktooth helmet. It will be worn vs @GeorgiaStateFB #LetsFly — Air Force Football (@AFFootball) August 14, 2016 The post Look: Air Force...
Via The Student Section
August 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Air Force Unveiled The Coolest Helmet In College Football Today

The “who has the best helmet in college football?” debate is over. The answer: Air Force. The Falcons unveiled today an incredible new helmet that will be worn for at least one game this fall. Check it out: Are you ready?! Here it it the AIRPOWER Legacy Series Sharktooth helmet. It will be worn vs @GeorgiaStateFB #LetsFly — Air Force Football (...
Via College Spun
August 14, 2016  |  Discuss

With Romine on mend, Air Force should contend in MW again

Air Force overcame a season-ending injury to its quarterback last season and still reached the Mountain West title game. Now quarterback Nate Romine is making his way back from tearing up his knee and there is every reason to believe the Falcons, with an experienced defense and plenty of playmakers returning on offense, will be in contention for another division title. Romine...
Via Associated Press
August 12, 2016  |  Discuss

New Air Force policy eliminates two-year military requirement for athletes

When it comes to the military academies on the football field, they don’t get a ton of love from some recruits because of requirements after school is over. Now, it looks like Air Force is going to make a big impact going into the 2016 season. This week, they announced that football players and any other athletes looking to pursue a career in professional sports will not have to...
Via Campus Sports Net
July 12, 2016  |  Discuss

President Obama hangs back on Air Force One to watch Game 7 finish

We’ve all been there. You’re in the car, listening to the end of the game. Or you’re streaming it on your phone, but your break at work is ending. Do you hang around and watch, or do you give up on the game? Well, if you’re the President, you just chill out on Air Force One until the end, as President Obama did on Sunday night for Game 7 of the NBA Finals: WH confirms...
Via The Comeback
June 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Lefty Jake DeVries Gives Air Force a High Draft Follow

There have been just three Air Force draftees since 2007, with the most recent coming last year when senior right-hander Ben Yokley was signed by the Cardinals as a 29th-round selection. Now the program is entering unchartered territory thanks to two pitchers in junior left-hander Jake DeVries and junior right-hander Griffin Jax, each of whom will command more scouting attention...
Via Fangraphs
March 02, 2016  |  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

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

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! — 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! #USAFA #youracademy — 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

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