Oct. 25, 2010
USAF ACADEMY, Colo. - The Air Force football program will be featured in CBS College Sports "Inside Academy Football" documentaries as part of the network's Armed Forces Salute Week programming. The initial airing for Inside Academy Football: Air Force, debuts Tuesday, Oct. 26 at 6:30 p.m. MT.
CBS College Sports Network's Armed Forces Salute week, Monday, Oct. 25 - Sunday, Oct. 31, includes the debut of three, 30-minute documentaries, Inside Academy Football, which chronicle the daily routines of football players from the service academies. The shows feature two athletes from each academy and explore how their sport intersects, enriches and informs their lives as officers-in-training for the United States military, while delving into the tradition and meaning of football at Army, Navy and Air Force.
Inside Academy Football: Air Force flies along with senior running back Jared Tew, as he takes the flight controls for the first time, and junior defensive back Jon Davis for his first ride in an F-15 fighter jet. The show provides a look at the cadets' summer classes, jobs and lives at the academy. To watch a clip of the Air Force documentary, click here.
CBS College Sports Network's Armed Forces Salute culminates with a tripleheader of games on Saturday, Oct. 30, with VMI at Army (NOON, PM, ET), Duke at Navy (3:30 PM, ET) followed by Utah at Air Force (7:30 PM, ET), plus in-depth studio coverage throughout the day.