Sept. 29, 2009
Air Force finishes a string of three of four games on the road at Navy this week. Air Force and Navy each won last week. The Falcons defeated San Diego State, 26-14, in Falcon Stadium. Navy defeated Western Kentucky, 38-22, in Annapolis. Air Force has opened the season 3-1 for the third straight time under head coach Troy Calhoun.
The team enters the Navy game with a 3-1 mark for the third consecutive season. Two of the nation's top rushing teams clash this week when Air Force and Navy play. The Falcons lead the nation in rushing with a 319.0 per-game average. Navy is sixth with a 244.50 average.
Navy has won six straight games in the series dating back to 2003. The six-game streak is the second-longest in the rivalry (Air Force 11, 1892-92). The Midshipmen have won two straight at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. Air Force leads the overall series, 25-16.
Air Force head coach Troy Calhoun discussed the game and Air Force's season at his weekly teleconference this week at the Air Force Academy.
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