Air Force vs. #7/9 Oklahoma
Saturday, Sept. 18, 2:30 p.m. CT, Gaylord Family - Oklahoma Memorial Stadium (82,112), Norman, OK
• Air Force is playing Oklahoma for just the second time ever and first time since opening the 2001 season against the third-ranked Sooners, who were coming off the 2000 national championship.
• Air Force is receiving votes in both polls this week.
• Oklahoma has won 32 straight home games dating back to 2005.
• Air Force is 2-0 for the third time in the last four years.
• Air Force is second in the nation and Oklahoma fourth in the number of true freshmen to play this season. The Falcons have played 13 while Oklahoma has played 12.
• Air Force is playing back-to-back games vs. nationally ranked teams for the first time since Nov. 15 and 22, 2008 when the team played No. 16/18 BYU (L 38-24) and No. 15/17 TCU (L 44-10).
Fox Sports Net
Joel Meyers (play-by-play); Joel Klatt (analyst); Jim Knox (sidelines)
Locally on Fox Sports Rocky Mountain (#683 on DirecTV and #35 on Comcast)
KVOR AM 740 in Colorado Springs; KCKK 1510 AM in Denver and Northern Colorado
Jim Arthur (play-by-play); Lee Douglas (analyst); Jay Ritchie/Bob Ihle (pre- and post-game)
Record: Air Force (2-0, 1-0 MWC), Oklahoma (2-0, 0-0 Big 12)
Streaks: Air Force (W 3), Oklahoma (W 4)
Next week: Air Force (at Wyoming, 9-25), Oklahoma (at Cincinnati, 9-25)
Last week: Air Force (W 35-14 vs. #24 BYU), Oklahoma (W 47-17 vs. #17 Florida State)
Website: Air Force (goairforcefalcons.com), Oklahoma (soonersports.com)
Air Force: Troy Calhoun (Air Force, 1989) is in his fourth season. He has led the Falcons to a 27-14 career record. Calhoun is 17-8 in MWC games, 10-6 in non-conference games, 16-4 in Falcon Stadium, 10-4 in the month of September and 0-0 vs. Oklahoma.
Oklahoma: Bob Stoops (Iowa, 1983) is in his 12th season. He has led the Sooners to a 119-29 overall record and is the winningest active coach in the country. Stoops is 77-17 in Big 12 games and 1-0 vs. Air Force.
• Oklahoma leads the series, 1-0, after a 44-3 win in Falcon Stadium in 2001.
• The Sooners were the defending national champions and ranked third nationally at the time.