Falcons win 18th annual bowl game
Will Conant connected on a 39-yard field goal as time expired for the win
The team will play its final home game of the season on November 28th against Colorado State.
Pearson put Air Force (4-1) ahead for good on a 3-yard TD pass to Garrett Griffin in the third quarter.
Kale Pearson led the Falcons for a career-best 127 yards; Weston Steelhammer tied the school and conference record with three INTs
Football vs. San Diego State; photos by Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports
Air Force vs. Nevada (USATSI)
Football, USATSI Gallery -- 11/8/14
USATSI Gallery -- 10/18/14
2013 - Started the season opener and was injured in the second quarter ... missed the rest of the season with an injured right knee (surgery the first week in October) ... first-career start vs. Colgate ... rushed for 15 yards on three carries and hit five-of-eight passes for 46 yards ... completed a 20-yard pass to key Air Force's scoring drive that tied the game in the second quarter and began a string of six consecutive scoring drives ... was injured in the second quarter and did not return.
2012 - Played in 10 games as a backup quarterback ... was 12-of-29 passing for 128 yards and carried 25 times for 49 yards and two touchdowns ... 2-for-8 passing for 44 yards and 11 yards rushing and a touchdown on six carries vs. Rice ... 1-for-5 passing for 15 yards and an interception and ran nine times for no yards vs. Fresno State ... 1-for-3 passing with an interception; one carry for one yard vs. San Diego State ... 7-for-11 passing for 50 yards and ran four times for 13 yards vs. Army--all on one drive ... 1-for-2 passing for 14 yards and ran three times for 14 yards against New Mexico ... appeared in one play vs. Wyoming, but it was a big one, scoring first-career touchdown on a five-yard run to put Falcons up 28-27, eventually leading to win ... made debut in a reserve role vs. Idaho State, with one rush for five yards.
2011 - Played on the junior varsity.
High School - Lettered three years in football and track ... football team won three state championships ... named all-state in football and track ... earned the Jim Thorpe Award at his school in 2010.
Personal - Son of Preston and Lana Pearson ... father is a high school football coach at Tulsa Union ... given name is Preston Kale Pearson ... major is management ... member of cadet squadron 5 ... worked on the cadet cadre during survival training ... also completed astronautical engineering ... completed Operation Air Force in the summer of 2013 ... also worked in the leadership group for Basic Cadet Training ... in the summer of 2012, completed Combat Survival Training and the Unmanned Aerial Vehicles program.
Pearson's Career Rushing Statistics
Pearson's Career Passing Statistics