All three service academy football teams will be honored by the Maxwell Football Club with the Thomas Brookshier Spirit Award at its 2015 National Awards Gala in Atlantic City, N.J., March 10-12. Senior team captains Connor Healy, A.J. Ruechel and Alex Hansen, along with head coach Troy Calhoun will be on hand to represent the team.
Air Force finished 8-6 overall and won the Mountain Division Championship with a 6-2 record. The Falcons played in their first Mountain West Championship and qualified for its 25th bowl game. Air Force took on Pac-12 member California in the Armed Forces Bowl in Fort Worth, Texas. The Falcons have earned a bowl bid eight times in head coach Troy Calhoun’s nine seasons.
Air Force’s 18 wins in 2014-15 tie as the third most in consecutive seasons in Air Force history. The 2014-15 seasons mark the seventh time in Air Force history the program has combined for 18 wins in consecutive seasons. Air Force’s eight wins this season mark the sixth time in head coach Troy’s Calhoun’s nine seasons the team has won eight or more games. Air Force has reached eight wins in a season for the 21st time in school history. Air Force’s six conference wins tie as the most in head coach Troy Calhoun’s nine seasons. The 2007 team also won six conference games. This season marks the eighth time in school history Air Force has won six or more conference games.
Air Force was 6-0 at home for the second consecutive season. The team has a school-record 12 game winning streak dating back to 2014. The Falcons finished 6-0 this season for just the fifth time in school history and third time under head coach Troy Calhoun. Air Force’s 12 wins in two seasons is a school record, breaking the mark of 11 set in 1997-98.