Air Force football ranked for the first time since 2010

Posted at 10:33 PM, Dec 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-02 00:33:22-05

USAFA — For the first time since 2010, the Air Force Falcons found themselves in the national polls.

The Falcons are ranked No. 25 in the Associated Press poll with 65 points and 25th in the USA Today Coaches poll with 129 points.

Air Force finished second in the Mountain West Mountain Division with a 7-1 mark and on a 7-game winning streak.

Air Force's 10 wins ties as the third-most in program history, trailing the 12 wins in 1985 and 1998. The team 10-2 mark is tied for the fourth-best in program history, trailing the 9-0-2 mark in 1958 and 12-1 marks in 1985 and 1998. Air Force has posted its first 10-win regular season under head coach Troy Calhoun and first since the 1998 team went 11-1.

Currently, the Falcons are projected to go to two different bowl games. The first is the Cheez-It bowl in Phoenix at Chase field against Texas on December 27th. The second is the Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl at TCU against Western Kentucky on January 4th.