Air Force Opens 2013 Football Season Hosting Colgate
Aug 26, 2013
Colgate (0-0) vs. Air Force (0-0)
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GAME FACTS: Air Force opens the 2013 season at home for the seventh consecutive season ... This is the first meeting between Air Force and Colgate ... Air Force was picked third in the Mountain Division of the Mountain West Conference ... This season marks the seventh straight that Air Force is opening the season at home against an FCS opponent ... The Falcons have won 15 straight home openers against unranked teams dating back to 1994.
COACHES: Air Force is coached by Troy Calhoun (Air Force, 1989), who is in his seventh season. He has led the Falcons to 47-31 career record. Calhoun is 29-18 in MW games, 18-13 in non-conference games, 28-9 in Falcon Stadium, 15-17 in road games (12-10 in MW road games) and 2-4 in bowl games.
THE SERIES: Air Force and Colgate are meeting for the first time. This meeting also marks the first time the Falcons have played a team from the Patriot League.
COACHING AT YOUR ALMA MATER: Air Force and Colgate both have several coaches that are coaching at their alma mater. Air Force has 10 coaches that are Academy graduates on the staff while Colgate has four coaches that are working at their alma mater.
UP NEXT: Air Force hosts Utah State on Saturday, Sept. 7. Kickoff is 1:30 pm at Falcon Stadium. The will be televised nationally on CBS Sports.