Falcons to face Rice on Dec. 29 in Forth Worth, Texas. Game televised by ESPN.
Means to play in All-Star Game and Kons in East-West Shrine Game
Kickoff this Saturday, Nov. 24, is 12:30 PST at Bulldog Stadium.
Final home game of the season
Kickoff is 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 16 at Falcon Stadium. Game to be televised by ESPN2.
2011 (Junior) - Played and started in 12 games ... missed the UNLV game due to injury ... helped the Falcons to a 13th straight Mountain West Conference rushing title with a 314.8 per-game rushing average ... team ranked third in the nation in rushing ... offensive line was second in the conference (Boise State) and fifth nationally in quarterback sacks allowed with just 10 all season ... was a preseason second-team all-conference selection by Phil Steele's Magazine and Athlon Magazine ... named midseason first-team all-conference by Phil Steele's Magazine ... named third-team all-conference by Collegesportsmadness.com.
2010 (Sophomore) - Played and started in all 13 games ... part of an offensive line that had the same starters for all 13 games ... part of an offensive line that helped Air Force to its 12th straight MWC rushing title ... team ranked second nationally in rushing with a 306.5 per-game average.
2009 (Freshman) - Played in three games as a backup offensive lineman ... saw action against Wyoming, UNLV and Houston ... helped Air Force to the conference rushing title with a 283.5 per-game average which ranked third nationally.
High School - Lettered three years in football and two in track ... first-team all-conference in football as a junior and senior ... high school football coach was Dick Basham.
Personal - Parents are James and Tricia Kons ... member of cadet squadron 20 ... major is civil engineering ... this past summer, worked Combat Survival Training and Basic Cadet Training ... is an element leader in his squadron ... favorite food is steak ... if he could be on any TV reality show it would be Shark Tank... credits his brother, father and his uncle, Dave, as having the greatest influence on his sports career ... uncle, Patrick, played football at Utah ... uncle, Dave, played football at Wisconsin-Eau Claire ... mom was a swimmer at Wisconsin ... greatest moment in sports was throwing a block 30 yards downfield to spring current teammate Mikel Hunter for a touchdown against BYU in 2010 ... favorite NFL team is the Green Bay Packers ... favorite player is Packers' linebacker Clay Matthews ... long-term plans are to go to graduate school and run a large excavating company in the Midwest with teammates Nick DeJulio and Brian Lindsay.