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Air Force makes late defensive stand in 17-13 win over Army

Nov. 2, 2019 8:44 PM EDT

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) — The goal-line stand by Air Force at the start set the tone. The one at the end clinched it. Defense ruled the day. Air Force turned in a goal-line stand in the final minute as the Falcons beat service academy rival Army 17-13 on Saturday. "It definitely means the world to...

Jackson, Remsberg power Air Force past Utah State 31-7

Oct. 27, 2019 2:23 AM EDT

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) — Timothy Jackson has been at the forefront of Air Force's punishing ground game. Jackson ran for 148 yards and a touchdown, Kadin Remsberg added a pair of scoring runs and Air Force shut down Utah State 31-7 on Saturday night. Jackson reached 100 yards for the third straight...

Schmidt accounts for 4 TDs, Air Force beats Hawaii 56-26

Oct. 20, 2019 3:53 AM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — It's likely that Mike Schmidt won't soon forget his first trip to Hawaii. Air Force's backup quarterback came off the bench to account for four touchdowns and the Falcons beat Hawaii 56-26 on Saturday night. Air Force (5-2, 3-1 Mountain West), which had 324 total yards by halftime, scored...

Hammond's 2 TD runs help Air Force beat Fresno State 43-24

Oct. 12, 2019 11:47 PM EDT

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) — Once Air Force got its ground game going, Fresno State had nowhere to go, run or pass. Donald Hammond III ran for two touchdowns and threw for another, Kyle Johnson returned an interception for a score and Air Force pulled away in the second half to beat Fresno State 43-24...

Big 2nd half leads No. 20 Boise State past Air Force 30-19

Sep. 21, 2019 1:41 AM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Hank Bachmeier's arm and poise carried No. 20 Boise State until Robert Mahone took over in the fourth quarter. And the Broncos' defense? It continued to stymie opponents in the second half, even if it finally gave up some points. "The second half we just went out there and tried to put...

Backup QB Matt Fink leads USC past No. 10 Utah 30-23

Sep. 21, 2019 12:42 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael Pittman Jr. caught 10 passes for a career-high 232 yards and a touchdown from backup quarterback Matt Fink, who passed for 351 yards in Southern California's 30-23 victory over No. 10 Utah on Friday night. Fink, a junior who nearly transferred last spring, went 21 of 30 with...

Air Force coming off big win, confident facing Boise State

Sep. 19, 2019 4:01 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — In the aftermath of arguably its biggest victory in at least five years, Air Force quarterback Donald Hammond III was immediately ready for the next challenge. Beating Power Five team Colorado on the road last week was a major accomplishment for the Falcons. Beating No. 20 Boise State...

No. 20 Boise State hosts Air Force in Mountain West opener

Sep. 18, 2019 5:32 PM EDT

Air Force (2-0) at No. 20 Boise State (3-0), Friday at 9 p.m. EDT (ESPN2). Line: Boise State by 8. Series record: Boise State leads 4-3. WHAT'S AT STAKE? Boise State welcomes Air Force in a significant Mountain West Conference opener. The Broncos are unbeaten after wins over Florida State, Marshall and Portland...