Anthony LaCoste rushed for a career-high 263 yards and scored three touchdowns, helping Air Force snap a seven-game skid by holding off Army 42-28 on Saturday.
Broam Hart led the Falcons with 67 yards rushing on 13 carries, while Anthony LaCoste had 36 yards and a touchdown.
Armed Forces Bowl Kickoff Press Conference Quotes
Falcons to face Rice on Dec. 29 in Forth Worth, Texas. Game televised by ESPN.
Kickoff this Saturday, Nov. 24, is 12:30 PST at Bulldog Stadium.
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2012 (Junior)- Played in nine games as a backup running back and on special teams as a kickoff returner ... missed five games with injury but returned vs. Fresno State ... played safety for the first six games of the season, converted back to RB vs. Fresno State ... rushed for 15 yards on five carries in two games at running back ... carried four times for 12 yards and a TD vs. Fresno State ... also returned a kickoff 25 yards vs. Fresno State ... averaged 27.1 yards in kickoff returns, ranking ninth in the nation ... returned four kickoffs for 113 yards, including career-long 42 yarder vs. Navy ... two tackles and first-career interception with a 47-yard return vs. Colorado State ... ran four kickoffs back for 109 yards, including a 38-yard return and had four tackles vs. UNLV ... also had a 36-yard kickoff return vs. Idaho State ... had 11 tackles on the season.
2011 (Sophomore)-- Played in nine games, missing the last four with injury ... rushed for 129 yards on just nine carries ... averaged 14.3 yards per carry ... had a career-long 27-yard kickoff return vs. Notre Dame ... had career-high 77 yards rushing and career-long 37-yard run vs. Tennessee State.
2010 (Freshman)- Played in three games ... saw action against Northwestern State, UNLV and Georgia Tech ... had a 21-yard carry vs. Northwestern State ... had two total tackles, including one unassisted ... both tackles came on special teams.
High School- Lettered four years in football and track ... two-time first-team all-conference selection in football ... first-team all-state three years ... helped his team to back-to-back state championships ... named state championship game MVP once ... two-time conference offensive player of the year ... helped his team to three straight conference championships ... earned three gold medals in track ... also had a silver and bronze ... member of the National Honor Society ... high school football coach was Randy Nyquist.
Personal- Son of Joe and Joene LaCoste ... one of four children, all boys ... major is management ... member of cadet squadron 35 ... worked group mission support last summer during Basic Cadet Training ... in the summer of 2012, travelled to Charleston AFB, S.C., on Operation Air Force and also worked Basic Cadet Training ... father played football at Oregon State (1985-86).
LaCoste's Career Rushing Statistics
LaCoste's Career Kick Return Statistics