Air Force and New Mexico are meeting for the 33rd time overall and 27th time as conference foes. Air Force leads the series 21-11 and has a 17-9 advantage in conference games. The Falcons defeated New Mexico, 35-31, last season. The teams first played in 1957 in Colorado Springs, Colo. Air Force won the game, 31-0.
Air Force's six conference wins tie as the most head coach Troy Calhoun's nine seasons. The 2007 team also won six conference games. This season marks the eighth time in school history Air Force has won six or more conference games.