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Colorado Springs, CO (SportsNetwork.com) - Quinn Kaehler threw three touchdown passes to lead San Diego State to a 27-20 win over Air Force on Thursday.The Aztecs (3-3, 2-0 MWC) entered the fourth quarter trailing 20-6, but scored 21 unanswered points to earn the win.Kaehler, who finished 15-for-26 passing for 249 yards, got the scoring started with a 20-yard touchdown pass to Donnel Pumphrey...
With the government shutdown threatening the cancellation of the annual Air Force-Navy game, United Airlines is prepared to step in. There is a question of whether the funds used for sporting activities are congressionally appropriated. While Navy uses non-appropriated funds for athletics, the U.S. Air Force Academy partially fund their athletics programs through appropriated funds. Lawyers are...
Week 1 of the 2013 college football season is in the books, and a few coaches are feeling the pressure after their opening week performance.Connecticut’s Paul Pasqualoni takes the top spot in Athlon’s hot seat rankings after Week 1. The Huskies turned in an awful performance against Towson, losing to the FCS opponent on Thursday night. Considering Connecticut had very little margin...
It's not easy getting college football coaches to honestly comment on another coach, player or team. Most coaches don't want to give opposing teams billboard material, which is why there is a lot of coach speak or overused cliches used during the year. In order to get an accurate assessment of teams heading into 2013, Athlon asked coaches in the Mountain West to talk...
Whether you hate or love the BCS, the bowl season is exciting time for college football fans. Although some believe there are too many bowl games, it's one last chance to see teams before the long offseason sets in. And considering how long the offseason is, maybe 35 bowl games isn't too many after all. With college football's new playoff format coming with the 2014 season, this...
2013 MWC Predictions
1. Boise State
2. Utah State
3. Air Force
5. Colorado State...
Two teams with productive running attacks, suspect defenses and that won just enough games to become bowl eligible face off when Rice and Air Force take the field at TCU’s renovated Amon G. Carter Stadium in Fort Worth, Texas. The Owls are in a bowl for the first time since 2008, thanks to a four-game winning streak to finish the regular season. The six wins also represent the most for the...
Wyoming coach Dave Christensen was not a happy man after losing to Air Force on Oct. 13. Christensen believed the Falcons faked an injury and used the timeout to setup their next play, which just happened to be a touchdown.
Air Force coach Troy Calhoun approached Christensen for the post-game handshake, and the Wyoming coach exploded with a tirade against the Falcons' head man....
The 2012 college football season is just around the corner, and Athlon continues its countdown to kickoff with a look at our first and second All-Mountain West teams for this season.
Athlon's 2012 All-Mountain West Team
QB Brett Smith, Wyoming
RB Chris Nwoke, Colorado State
RB Robbie Rouse, Fresno State
WR Chris McNeill, Wyoming
WR Matt Miller, Boise...