April 23, 2012 8:29 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama struck a football running back's pose after congratulating the Air Force Academy football team for winning the Commander in Chief trophy, the academy's second in two years and 18th overall. Obama presented the trophy during a ceremony Monday in the White House East Room.... more »
January 28, 2012 1:51 AM
U.S. Air Force Academy, Colo. - The Air Force football team had 10 players named to the 2011 Mountain West Conference fall sports academic all-conference team, announced by the conference office.
The Academy had 36 total athletes in the sports of men's and women's cross country, football, women's soccer... more »
November 22, 2011 10:56 PM
WACO, TEX. - Former U.S. Air Force Academy head coach Fisher DeBerry has been named the 2012 recipient of the AFCA's Amos Alonzo Stagg Award. The award, which honors those "whose services have been outstanding in the advancement of the best interests of football," will be presented to DeBerry at... more »
October 27, 2011 3:02 AM
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Air Force officials met with members of the Big East Conference for more than two hours and listened to their presentation on why the league would be a good fit for the Falcons. Academy spokesman David Cannon said Wednesday night that it was just an... more »
October 17, 2011 8:10 PM
The Air Force football program may soon have a decision to make. The Falcons have been rumored to move to the Big East Conference for football only. There's also a chance Air Force could stay in the new Mountain West-Conference USA megaconference. Air Force could also become an independent.
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June 1, 2011 12:06 AM
U.S. Air Force Academy, Colo. - The Air Force- TCU football game on Saturday, Sept. 10, in Falcon Stadium will start at 1:30 p.m. mountain time according to an announcement Tuesday from the Mountain West office. The game will be televised nationally by VERSUS HD. The kickoff time finalizes the... more »
May 24, 2011 11:43 PM
U.S. Air Force Academy, Colo. - The Air Force Academy football team's APR score of 978 for the 2009-10 academic year is the best in the Mountain West Conference for its sport, according to data released today by the NCAA. The Falcons were followed by TCU's 972 and Utah with... more »
March 3, 2011 9:12 PM
U.S.A.F. Academy, Colo. - Seven home games highlight the Air Force football schedule, released Thursday by the Mountain West Conference. The schedule only features opponents and dates. Game times and television will be released at a later date.
The Falcons open the season Sept. 3 against South Dakota in... more »
February 26, 2011 3:12 AM
U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. - Senior fullback Nathan Walker won the Brian Bullard Memorial Award, the highest honor a Falcon football player can earn, at the annual Air Force Football banquet at the Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs.
Walker helped the Falcons finish the season with a 9-4... more »
February 3, 2011 1:36 AM
The Air Force football team has lost long-time running backs coach Jemal Singleton. Indiana University coach Kevin Wilson announced Wednesday that Singleton will become the Hoosiers running backs coach and recruiting coordinator.
Singleton, who also played at the Academy, has been on the coaching staff for the past eight... more »
December 1, 2010 8:59 PM
Shreveport, La. - The United States Air Force Academy will play in the 2010 AdvoCare V100 Independence Bowl against an Atlantic Coast Conference team on Monday, Dec. 27 at 4 p.m. on ESPN2 at Independence Stadium, it was announced on Wednesday. Air Force will learn its opponent on Sunday, as... more »
November 30, 2010 8:15 PM
U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. - Air Force senior defensive back Reggie Rembert was named first-team all-Mountain West Conference for the second straight year today, according to the conference. Rembert is the first Falcon to earn first-team honors in back-to-back seasons since offensive lineman James Norman in 1998-99. Rembert is... more »
November 30, 2010 1:08 AM
U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. - Air Force senior defensive back Reggie Rembert was named first-team All-America Monday by the American Football Coaches Association. Rembert is the first Falcon to earn first-team honors since Carlton McDonald was named to multiple first teams in 1992. Rembert is the second Falcon in... more »
October 12, 2010 1:22 AM
Air Force cornerback Reggie Rembert received double the recognition on Monday. Rembert was named the defensive player of the week by both the national Walter Camp Foundation and the Mountain West Conference.
Rembert recorded a season-high seven tackles (four solo stops), an interception, three pass breakups and a fumble... more »
October 5, 2010 2:11 AM
COLORADO SPRINGS , Colo . - Tim Jefferson, Jordan Waiwaiole and Jamil Cooks from Air Force, and Wyoming's Austin McCoy are the Mountain West Conference Players of the Week for games through Oct. 2. Jefferson earns the Offensive Player of the Week honor, while Waiwaiole garners the Defensive Player award... more »
August 30, 2010 5:37 PM
It is college football kickoff week. Air Force is getting ready for its season opener on Saturday.
And just as it seems every season, the Falcons haven't gotten much respect from the pollsters. But that may not be the biggest insult.
I've been doing a lot of research... more »
August 20, 2010 10:36 PM
USAFA, Colo. - Air Force junior placekicker Erik Soderberg was named to the Watch List for the 2010 Lou Groza Collegiate Placekicker Award, by the Palm Beach County Sports Commission.
Soderberg was a second-team all-Mountain West Conference selection last season as he led the conference and was third in... more »
August 18, 2010 1:13 AM
USAF ACADEMY, Colo. - Air Force senior defensive back Reggie Rembert was named to the 2010 Paul Hornung Award watch list. Rembert was one of 48 players on the watch list for the award, given annually to the most versatile player in major college football.
The Louisville Sports Commission,... more »
August 17, 2010 2:44 AM
Reggie Rembert and Anthony Wright could be called the dynamic duo of Air Force football. They just may be the best cornerback tandem in the Mountain West Conference.
Rembert, a senior from Flower Mound, Texas, was named first team Mountain West last season. Wright a junior from Cleveland was... more »
August 4, 2010 8:54 PM
Air Force football coach Troy Calhoun will once again visit military troops overseas in 2011. This will be the coach's second trip to visit troops, as he visited the Middle East during the summer of 2009.
This year's visit will take place from Feb. 12-20 and locations and additional... more »
August 3, 2010 12:54 AM
Air Force football coach Troy Calhoun was so excited about the first day of Air Force football practice he woke up at 3:30 a.m. on Monday. He said, "You don't need your alarm clock. You don't need the sun to wake you up. You don't need the blue horizon."
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July 27, 2010 10:24 PM
LAS VEGAS - The Mountain West Conference announced its 2010 preseason all-Conference football team Tuesday as selected by members of the media. TCU swept the individual awards with senior quarterback Andy Dalton being named Preseason MWC Offensive Player of the Year, junior linebacker Tank Carder selected as Defensive Player of... more »
July 27, 2010 10:13 PM
LAS VEGAS - Defending Mountain West Conference football champion TCU was predicted to capture its second consecutive title in 2010 in a poll of media members, announced Tuesday at MWC Football Media Day being held at the Red Rock Resort in Las Vegas. The Horned Frogs posted a perfect 8-0... more »
June 9, 2010 11:22 PM
U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. - The Air Force football team has the second-highest multi-year Academic Progress Rate (APR) of any team in the Football Bowl Subdivision, according the a report issued today by the NCAA. The program's 988 ranks second only to Rutgers, who had a 992, among the... more »
April 15, 2010 5:13 PM
USAFA, Colo. - Air Force defensive back Anthony Wright has been named to the 2010 Lott Trophy Watch List announced Thursday in Newport Beach by Ronnie Lott and the Pacific Club IMPACT Foundation. Wright, who will be a junior in the fall, was a second-team all-Mountain West Conference selection in... more »
January 21, 2010 9:56 PM
It's finally official. Tim DeRuyter is the new defensive coordinator at Texas A&M. DeRuyter leaves the same job at Air Force to take over at A&M.
The A&M Board of Regents approved the hiring Thursday. Aggies head coach Mike Sherman made the official announcement a short time later.
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January 20, 2010 1:58 AM
It appears the Air Force football team is losing a top assistant.
The Colorado Springs Gazette and the Austin American Statesman report that defensive coordinator Tim DeRuyter will leave Air Force to become the defensive coordinator at Texas A&M. According to both reports an official announcement likely won't be... more »
January 15, 2010 12:07 AM
Air Force football coach Troy Calhoun ended the speculation and rumors on Thursday when he announced he would return to coach Air Force in 2010. Here is the complete written statement that News First 5 received from Calhoun.
"We are more than grateful and proud to be closely involved... more »
January 13, 2010 9:48 PM
Rumors and speculation concerning Air Force football coach Troy Calhoun are nothing news. And for the third straight season Calhoun's name is being mentioned as a possible candidate for a marquee job at a big school. For the second straight year that potential job is at the University of Tennessee.... more »
December 31, 2009 3:52 PM
Asher Clark and Jared Tew each ran for more than 100 yards with two touchdowns and Air Force's top-ranked passing defense had six interceptions against NCAA passing leader Case Keenum, leading the Falcons to a 47-20 victory over Houston in the Armed Forces Bowl on Thursday.
Air Force's plan... more »
December 8, 2009 1:38 AM
The legendary Yogi Berra says it best. "It's déjà vu all over again."
The official announcement came Sunday and as expected the Air Force football team will play in the Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl for the third straight year on New Year's Eve in Fort Worth.
For... more »
November 24, 2009 3:13 AM
PROVO, Utah (AP) - The Mountain West Conference has reprimanded BYU defensive end Jan Jorgensen and assistant coach Barry Lamb for comments they made about Air Force. Jorgensen called the Falcons "legal, but dirty" and Lamb criticized Air Force for low cut blocks in a story that appeared in the... more »
November 17, 2009 1:27 AM
Air Force sophomore tailback Asher Clark is the Mountain West Conference Co-Offensive Player of the Week.
Clark carried the ball 18 times and rushed for career-highs of 160 yards and three touchdowns in Air Force's 45-17 win over UNLV. He averaged 8.9 yards per carry and scored on touchdown... more »
November 14, 2009 11:39 PM
AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) - Asher Clark ran for career highs of three touchdowns and 160 yards and Air Force totaled 431 yards on ground Saturday in a 45-17 romp over UNLV. Clark scored on runs of 40, 24 and 2 yards. He had his first 100-yard game of... more »
November 12, 2009 10:22 PM
Saturday's UNLV - Air Force game at Falcon Stadium won't be as intense as last week's Army game but it may be more emotional. 15 Air Force seniors will say farewell to Falcon Stadium on Saturday.
Since the UNLV game is the final home game of the season for... more »
November 6, 2009 1:24 AM
Some people take advantage of their opportunities, others don't. Air Force senior linebacker John Falgout is an example of one who does.
Air Force coach Troy Calhoun said "I think in life there is a way where you can prepare for any situation that may come up. The opportunity... more »
November 3, 2009 9:27 PM
It's Service Academy week for Air Force football. The 5-4 Falcons host 3-5 Army Saturday.
"I think Army and Navy are special for us," said Air Force linebacker John Falgout. "The fact that they're our Service Academy rivals means they mean a little more for us than the regular... more »
November 3, 2009 8:17 PM
ESPN College GameDay will broadcast live from 8-10 a.m. at the Air Force Academy for the Air Force - Army game on Saturday, Nov. 7.
The show will be on the Academy Terrazzo and is open to the general public. The Air Force Academy North gate will open at... more »
October 27, 2009 8:06 PM
Air Force's Tim Jefferson is back as the main man at quarterback.
That's because Connor Dietz broke a bone in his right throwing hand Saturday against Utah.
"I don't think it's fate or anything," said Jefferson. "It's just really bad luck that both of us have to go... more »
October 27, 2009 1:02 AM
Air Force quarterback Connor Dietz had surgery on Monday to repair a broken bone in his throwing hand. He had two pins inserted and will miss at least three weeks.
Dietz broke the bone on the fourth play of Saturday's Utah game. But he fought through the pain and... more »
October 22, 2009 6:20 PM
If you're an Air Force football fan, Fisher DeBerry's new book "The Power of Influence," is a must. .
DeBerry told News First Sports Director Lee Douglas,"If you see a turtle sitting on a fence post he didn't get there by himself. None of us do anything in life... more »
October 20, 2009 11:11 PM
After scoring only ten points against Wyoming on Saturday, Air Force football continues to search for an answer on offense.
Tim Jefferson hasn't look like the reigning Mountain West Freshman of the Year since injuring his ankle a month ago in New Mexico.
Against Navy, the Falcons failed... more »
September 29, 2009 2:14 AM
Andy Dalton (TCU), Austyn Carta-Samuels (Wyoming), Reggie Rembert (Air Force) and Ian Watts (Wyoming) are Mountain West Conference Players of the Week for games through Sept. 26. Dalton and Carta-Samuels share the Offensive Player of the Week honor, while Rembert garners the Defensive Player award and Watts receives Special Teams... more »
September 23, 2009 1:23 AM
The Air Force football team hosts San Diego State Saturday afternoon at Falcon Stadium. The Falcons quarterback for that game is still a big question mark.
Tim Jefferson sprained his ankle in the New Mexico game and as of Tuesday his status remained uncertain.
Air Force coach Troy... more »