Senior linebacker named defensive player of the year
Falcons to face Rice on Dec. 29 in Forth Worth, Texas. Game televised by ESPN.
Getz, Kons, Lindsay and Niklas earn honorable mention for Falcon football.
Cody Getz had 82 rushing yards for the Falcons.
Kickoff this Saturday, Nov. 24, is 12:30 PST at Bulldog Stadium.
Air Force vs. Rice - AP Photos (12/29/12)
Armed Force Bowl - AP Photos (12/29/12)
Air Force vs. Navy - AP Photos (10/6/12)
Cody Getz had 222 of Air Force's 459 yards rushing.
Air Force at Michigan
2011 (Junior)- Played in 11 games ... missed the first two games of the season with injury ... rushed for 102 yards on 24 carries on the season ... scored first-career touchdown vs. Colorado State ... had a season-high 27 yards rushing vs. UNLV.
2010 (Sophomore)- Played in all 13 games as a backup tailback and kick returner ... rushed for 132 yards on 23 carries ... averaged 5.7 yards per carry ... four carries for 36 yards with a season-long run of 19 yards at Wyoming ... three carries for 20 yards vs. Northwestern State ... four carries for 28 yards vs. Colorado State ... three kickoff returns for 53 yards with a season long of 29 yards at UNLV ... one return for 24 yards vs. Oklahoma and Wyoming ... averaged 17.1 yards per return.
2009 (Freshman)- Played in eight games as a wide receiver ... played in the first five games of the season and three of the last five, including the bowl game vs. Houston ... rushed for 52 yards on 14 carries ... caught one pass for 13 yards ... season bests of nine carries for 25 yards vs. UNLV ... one carry for two yards vs. Houston ... also had his first career reception vs. Houston, good for 13 yards ... moved to running back during spring drills.
High School- Lettered three years each in football and baseball ... was the Georgia 2A offensive player of the year and first-team all-state selection in football ... Gwinnett County specialist of the year ... helped his team to back-to-back state championships, including a 30-0 record ... was the team captain ... first-team all-county in baseball ... all-area player of the year in baseball ... named second-team all-region ... was a member of the National Honor Society ... high school football coach was Jess Simpson.
Personal- Son of Del and Dodi Getz ... has a brother, Trey ... grandfather served in the Marines ... father played football at Tennessee-Chattanooga ... member of cadet squadron 2 ... major is management ... on the athletic's list as a freshman ... this past summer, worked as the safety officer in Basic Cadet Training and also took an astronautical engineering class ... favorite book is The Shack ... enjoys hunting, fishing and playing golf ... credits his parents for having the greatest influence on his sports career ... his high school team holds the state record for most consecutive wins (67) ... team won back-to-back state championships and went undefeated in consecutive years ... favorite athlete is Barry Sanders because "he never let his size get in his way" ... plans to go to pilot training after graduation and later get his master's degree.
Getz Career Rushing Statistics
Getz CareerReceiving Statistics