1. Five Thoughts On Air Force's 2010 Football Schedule

    The Mountain West Conference released its 2010 football schedule last week, completing Air Force’s slate. Here it is: Date Opponent, timeSept. 4 vs. Northwestern State, noonSept...

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  2. Air Force Rebuilds: Six Headlines From Spring Practices

    1. Falcons Begin Rebuilding Offensive Line And it’s a big rebuilding job. Air Force lost all five of its 2009 starters to graduation...

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  3. Pressing Questions Facing Air Force As 'Spring' Practice Begins

    Air Force opens its Spring Practice sessions this Thursday. So, technically, I guess they’re “Winter Practice” sessions...

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  4. Air Force Brings In Another Quality Class

    Air Force coach Troy Calhoun continues to value quality over quantity in his recruiting. The Falcons in the past had brought in large numbers of players because they were not bound by scholarship ...

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  5. Armed Forces Bowl: Can Air Force Shut Down Houston's Aerial Attack?

    A year ago when Air Force accepted a bid to the 2008 Armed Forces Bowl, Falcons coach Troy Calhoun noted that “if we could go to this bowl 10 straight years, we would be very, very pleased...

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  6. Air Force-BYU Football: What the Falcons' Loss Means to the Bowl Picture

    After Saturday's 38-21 loss to BYU, it looks to me like either the Armed Forces or New Mexico Bowls for the Falcons. Barring a shocking upset loss by TCU in its regular season finale next weekend ...

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  7. Air Force Close but Still Far Away from MWC's Elite

    For the second season in a row, Air Force showed signs that it’s close to breaking into the Mountain West Conference’s elite...

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  8. Lots at Stake When Falcons Face Cougars

    There was plenty for Air Force to celebrate after last Saturday's 45-17 drubbing of UNLV. The offense looked arguably the best it has all season, rolling up 557 yards...

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  9. Air Force-Colorado State: Jake's Post-Game Musings

    * Air Force made two plays of more than 30 yards on Saturday against Colorado State—as many as it had made in its previous seven games against Football Bowl Subdivision opponents...

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  10. Air Force: Just a Little Is Enough

    It’s kind of funny to talk about a breakout passing performance when a team completes seven passes and gains just more than 100 yards through the air...

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  11. Big Picture? It's Still a Work in Progress

    It’s easy to make the argument that the 2009 Air Force football season—to date—has been a disappointment...

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  12. Air Force Football: Jake's Post-Utah Musings

    One of the most athletically impressive plays I’ve seen by an Air Force player since covering the team was made Saturday by Jon Davis...

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  13. Almost Doesn't Cut It (Again)

    A year ago, Utah totally dominated its game against Air Force statistically, but the Falcons hung tough. And the Utes did not pull away until scoring a touchdown late in the fourth quarter...

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  14. Air Force: QB Flip-Flopping Could Lead to Trouble

    Heading into today's game at Utah, Air Force hasn’t had the same quarterback start two consecutive games since sophomore Tim Jefferson started the Falcons’ second and third games of the season (at Minnesota and at New Mexico)...

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  15. Jake's Post-Wyoming Musings

    I was surprised to see sophomore Tim Jefferson get the nod as the Falcons’ starting quarterback against Wyoming after sophomore Connor Dietz took snaps with the first-team offense during most practices leading up to the game...

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  16. Air Force Needs More From Its Offense

    Air Force coach Troy Calhoun believes he can win games by leaning on his outstanding defense and playing conservative, mistake-free offense. He’s right...

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  17. Air Force Faces More Quarterback Uncertainty, Don't Hold Breath for a Decision

    Air Force has uncertainty at the quarterback position. Again. By my count, it’s the fourth time there’s been uncertainty at the spot since four-year starter Shaun Carney graduated after the 2007 season...

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  18. Air Force Football: Jake's Post-TCU Musings

    -I thought Connor Dietz looked much more comfortable in his second career start. He avoided any major mistakes (though he fumbled a couple snaps early that Air Force recovered), and he led a late touchdown drive to get Air Force within a field goal...

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  19. Hope for Air Force Football: Parallels to 2007

    A couple minutes into Saturday night’s game against TCU, I figured Air Force simply was overmatched.The Falcons went three-and-out on the game’s first possession and then TCU gained 24 yards on its first play from scrimmage...

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  20. Jake's Post: Navy Musings

      Air Force made a big-time error in overtime by giving kicker Erik Soderberg a fairway that favors a fade instead of a draw...

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  21. Air Force Football: Expect Anything Different?

    One of my favorite performances in recent sports history is Tiger Woods’s display at the 2008 U.S. Open.I’m sure most people have seen highlights of his ridiculous back nine on ...

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  22. Air Force Football: Thoughts In The Wake Of San Diego State

    Air Force is a third of the way through its regular season.We’ll start finding out how good the Falcons are next week.Yes, Air Force is 3-1...

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  23. Another Brick In The Wall: Air Force Football and The Media

    A new media edict was handed down on Wednesday by Air Force football coach Troy Calhoun. “If a player doesn’t finish a game due to injury, he will not be available to the media after the ...

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