The football team was one of four Air Force athletic teams to earn NCAA Academic Progress Rate (APR) recognition awards this week, as announced by the NCAA office.
Senior quarterback Kale Pearson earned the athletic achievement award today as the Cadet Awards Ceremony at the Academy.
A group of 32 cadet-athlete team captains participated in a visit to the Gettysburg battlefield last weekend for the 2015 Air Force athletics team captain's summit.
Seniors from the Air Force football team, along with the coaching staff, Academy Superintendent Lt. Gen. Michelle Johnson and Director of Athletics Jim Knowlton attended a ceremony today at the White House for the team to receive the Commander-in-Chief's Trophy from President of the United States Barack Obama.
Air Force has had eight additional football games selected for the Mountain West national television package for the 2015 season. Two games will be televised by CBS Sports Network and six by the ESPN family of networks.