Spring practice is still a few weeks away in Colorado Springs, buts it’s never too early to begin to look ahead to next season. The Falcons concluded a 9-4 campaign in 2010 with a victory in the AdvoCare Independence Bowl over Georgia Tech. Air Force will look to take the momentum from their second consecutive bowl win into the 2011 season. The offensive and defensive units are both losing some key talent and contributors, but the Falcons have plenty of play makers returning to push for a conference title.
The Air Force football team personifies the expression: "The whole is greater than the sum of its parts." Not that the Falcons don't have their fair share of play makers, but the key to their success lies in the way they play as team. Here is an early look at those parts, and how they will add up to a very tough team in 2011.