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Air Force running back Nolan Eriksen (19) runs for a first down against Washington State during the first half of the Cheez-It Bowl NCAA college football game Friday, Dec. 27, 2019, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

Air Force tops Washington State 31-21 at Cheez-It Bowl

Dec. 28, 2019 2:38 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Air Force clung to a three-point lead, the clock showing plenty of time left for one of the nation's most prolific offenses. A field goal was not going to be good enough. The Falcons needed a touchdown to leave Washington State no chance. Going for it on fourth down was the only option...

Washington State quarterback Anthony Gordon tries to escape the grasp of Washington defensive lineman Benning Potoa'e during the first half an NCAA college football game, on Friday, Nov. 29, 2019 in Seattle. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)

No. 24 Air Force meets Washington State in Cheez-It Bowl

Dec. 26, 2019 4:06 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Washington State plays an offense known as the Air Raid, designed to spread teams out, get players into space, rack up huge amounts of passing yards. Air Force tends to work in tighter spaces, relying on a triple option that's difficult to defend and annually is among the nation's best at...

No. 24 Air Force faces Washington State in Cheez-It Bowl

Dec. 26, 2019 2:35 PM EST

Cheez-It Bowl: No. 24 Air Force (10-2, 7-1 Mountain West) vs. Washington State (6-6, 3-6 Pac-12), Friday at 10:15 p.m. EST (ESPN). Line: Air Force by 2 1/2. Series Record: First meeting. WHAT'S AT STAKE Air Force is looking to finish with 11 victories in a season for the first time since going 12-1 in 1998....

Washington State quarterback Anthony Gordon scrambles out of the pocket as he is chased by Washington linebacker Joe Tryon during the second half of an NCAA college football game, on Friday, Nov. 29, 2019 in Seattle. Washington won 31-13. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)

Washington State, Air Force to meet in Cheez-It Bowl

Dec. 8, 2019 7:10 PM EST

Air Force (10-2, Mountain West) vs. Washington State (6-6, Pac-12), Dec. 27, 10:15 p.m. ET LOCATION: Phoenix TOP PLAYERS Air Force: QB Donald Hammond III, 1,286 yards passing, 13 touchdowns; 491 yards rushing, 11 touchdowns. Washington State: Anthony Gordon, 5,228 yards passing, 45 touchdowns. NOTABLE Air Force:...

Air Force quarterback Donald Hammond III, right, runs for a short gain as Wyoming linebacker Logan Wilson comes in to make the tackle in the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019, at Air Force Academy, Colo. Air Force won 20-6. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Air Force downs Wyoming 20-6 behind Hammond

Nov. 30, 2019 6:59 PM EST

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) — On a cold, blustery day when defense figured prominently for both Wyoming and Air Force, free safety Jeremy Fejedelem helped swing the game in favor of the Falcons. Fejedelem led a strong defensive effort with his first two interceptions of the season, Donald Hammond III ran...