Falcons open practice for 2007 season
Aug. 1, 2007
The Troy Calhoun era has officially begun.
The Air Force football team opened practice Aug. 1 in preparation for the 2007 season with the team's annual media day, followed by the run test and first day of practice. The first practice went approximately two hours.
Calhoun is in his first season as the Falcons' head coach, replacing Fisher DeBerry who retired in December after 23 years as AFA's head coach. The Falcons return 10 starters (four on offense and six on defense) from last season's team that finished 4-8.
The Falcons open the 2007 season on Saturday, Sept. 1 against South Carolina State at noon at Falcon Stadium. Air Force begins Mountain West Conference play on the road at Utah, Saturday, Sept. 8, at 4 p.m. AFA's first home conference game is Thursday, Sept. 13, vs. TCU at 6 p.m. at Falcon Stadium. TCU was picked to win the conference by the league's media.