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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 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...

Army, with new life, visits Hawaii seeking 3rd straight win

Nov. 29, 2019 10:53 AM EST

It’s been almost a month since Army lost its fifth straight game. That narrow defeat to Air Force, however, is far in the rearview mirror. Two convincing victories since have given the Black Knights (5-6) new life as they await Hawaii (8-4) on the road Saturday night. “It was good to get a couple of...

All-America Watch: Air Force K Koehnke jams on, off field

Nov. 26, 2019 1:49 PM EST

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) — Air Force kicker/guitarist Jake Koehnke hasn’t missed a beat all season — or so much as a field goal. He is jammin’ these days, a senior from Carlsbad, California, who has hit all the right notes between his rock-steady performance for the Falcons and...

Hammond’s career day lifts Air Force past New Mexico 44-22

Nov. 23, 2019 6:56 PM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Air Force took to the wild blue yonder Saturday like it hasn’t done in decades. Falcons quarterback D.J. Hammond III only had 10 passing attempts, but his 327 yards was the most since 1976 and led Air Force to a 44-22 win over reeling New Mexico. “It was fun,”...

Hammond’s career day lifts Air Force past New Mexico 44-22

Nov. 23, 2019 5:19 PM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — D.J. Hammond III threw for career highs with 327 yards and four touchdowns as Air Force took to the skies more than normal Saturday to beat New Mexico 44-22. The Falcons (9-2, 6-1 in Mountain West) have their best record since 1998. Hammond, who completed nine of 10 passes, is the...

Hammond leads Air Force over Colorado State 38-21

Nov. 16, 2019 11:42 PM EST

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Geraud Sanders transformed a short catch into a turning point. Donald Hammond III ran for a touchdown and threw for three more, including a go-ahead 50-yard catch-and-run to Sanders in the fourth quarter as Air Force shook off an early two-touchdown deficit to beat Colorado State...

Agnew throws for 323 yards, San Diego St. beats Fresno St.

Nov. 16, 2019 1:39 AM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Ryan Agnew completed 33 of 47 passes for 323 yards, a touchdown and an interception, and San Diego State beat Fresno State 17-7 on Friday night. Agnew is the first San Diego State passer to eclipse 300 yards since Quinn Kaehler threw for 326 yards against Air Force on Nov. 21, 2014. The...

New Mexico seeking normalcy facing No. 19 Boise State

Nov. 15, 2019 3:23 AM EST

Even after decades of being associated with college football, this has been a new experience for New Mexico coach Bob Davie. The entire season, really, has been hard for the Lobos. The latest and biggest blow was the death of defensive lineman Nahje Flowers last week. For Davie it was the first time he could...

Army out to break five-game skid, hosts struggling UMass

Nov. 8, 2019 2:32 AM EST

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Heading into the home stretch and riding a five-game losing streak, the Army Black Knights remain fixated on one thing — improving. "We're not really focused on the opponent," fullback Sandon McCoy said. "We're focused on getting better as a team. It's just better for our...