Football Friday

THE GAME

Air Force at Army

Saturday, Nov. 6, 10 a.m. MT, Michie Stadium (40,000), West Point, NY

• Air Force can win its first Commander-in-Chief's Trophy title since 2002 with a win this week. 

• Air Force is completing a four-game stretch where three of the four games have been on the road. 

• The Falcons are 7-3 in November under head coach Troy Calhoun.

• Air Force's four losses have come to a conference opponent on the road and three top 10 nationally-ranked teams, two on the road. The four teams have a combined 30-3 record and are all bowl-eligible.

• Air Force (2nd, 313.56) and Army (7th, 281.38) are two of the nation's top rushing teams.

 

TELEVISION

CBS College Sports Network (CBSC)

Dave Ryan (play-by-play); Jason Sehorn  (analyst).

 

RADIO

KVOR AM 740 in Colorado Springs; KCKK 1510 AM in Denver and Northern Colorado

Goairforcefalcons.com

SIRIUS 152

Jim Arthur (play-by-play); Lee Douglas (analyst); Jay Ritchie/Bob Ihle (pre- and post-game)

 

THE BREAKDOWN

Record: Air Force (5-4, 3-3 MWC), Army (5-3)

Streaks: Air Force (L 3), Army (W 1)

Next week: Air Force (vs. New Mexico, 11/13), Army (at Kent State, 11/13)

Last week: Air Force (L 23-28 vs. #8/7Utah), Army (W 29-7 vs. VMI)

Website: Air Force (goairforcefalcons.com), Army (goarmysports.com)

 

THE COACHES

Air Force: Troy Calhoun (Air Force, 1989) is in his fourth season. He has led the Falcons to a 30-18 career record. Calhoun is 19-11 in MWC games, 11-7 in non-conference games, 18-5 in Falcon Stadium, 9-10 in road games (8-6 in MWC road game) and 3-0 vs. Army.

Army: Rich Ellerson (Hawaii, 1977) is in his second season. He has led the Black Knights to a 10-10 record. Ellerson has a 70-51 career record in his 11th season.

 

THE SERIES

• Air Force and Army are meeting for the 45th time overall.

• The Falcons lead the series, 30-13-1.

• Air Force is 18-3 at home, 11-9 at Army and 1-1-1 in neutral site games.

• The Falcons have won four straight and 12 of the last 13 in the series.

• Air Force has won six straight at West Point dating back to 1996.

• Air Force is 27-11 in Commander-in-Chief's Trophy games vs. Army dating back to 1972, including a 17-2 record at home and a 10-9 mark at Army.

• Air Force defeated Army, 35-7, last year and won 16-7 in the last game at West Point.

• The teams first played to a 13-13 tie in Yankee Stadium in New York in 1959.

 

 

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