Air Force Hosts Army In Service Academy Football Matchup
Nov. 2, 2009
Air Force (5-4) vs. Army (3-5)
- Air Force begins back-to-back home games this week with Army's visit to Falcon Stadium. The Falcons close out the home schedule next week by hosting UNLV Nov. 14.
THIS IS AIR FORCE FOOTBALL
Year by Year 1959 - Tied 13-13* 1963 - Army 14-10** 1965 - AFA 14-3** 1967 - Army 10-7 (H) 1969 - AFA 13-6 (A) 1971 - AFA 20-7 (H) 1972 - Army 17-14 (A) 1973 - AFA 43-10 (H) 1974 - Army 17-16 (A) 1975 - AFA 33-3 (H) 1976 - Army 24-7 (A) 1977 - Army 31-6 (H) 1978 - Army 28-14 (A) 1979 - AFA 28-7 (H) 1980 - Army 47-24 (A) 1981 - AFA 7-3 (H) 1982 - AFA 27-9 (A) 1983 - AFA 41-20 (H) 1984 - Army 24-12 (A) 1985 - AFA 45-7 (H) 1986 - Army 21-11 (A) 1987 - AFA 27-10 (H) 1988 - Army 28-15 (A) 1989 - AFA 29-3 (H) 1990 - AFA 15-3 (A) 1991 - AFA 25-0 (H) 1992 - AFA 7-3 (A) 1993 - AFA 25-6 (H) 1994 - AFA 10-6 (A) 1995 - AFA 38-20 (H) 1996 - Army 23-7 (A) 1997 - AFA 24-0 (H) 1998 - AFA 35-7 (A) 1999 - AFA 28-0 (H) 2000 - AFA 41-27 (A) 2001 - AFA 34-24 (H) 2002 - AFA 49-30 (A) 2003 - AFA 31-3 (H) 2004 - AFA 31-22 (A) 2005 - Army 27-24 (H) 2006 - AFA 43-7 (A) 2007 - AFA 30-10 (H) 2008 - AFA 16-7 (A) * - New York, NY ** - Chicago, IL Site () is for AFA
CAREER STATISTICS VS. ARMY
AIR FORCE VS. OTHER SERVICE ACADEMIES
AIR FORCE VS. NON-CONFERENCE FOES UNDER CALHOUN
PLAYING BEST WHEN IT MATTERS MOST
LAST WEEK'S GAME NOTES
AIR FORCE FEATURES YOUNG TEAM IN 2009
100 YARD RUSHERS UNDER CALHOUN
AIR FORCE FOURTH NATIONALLY WITH 203-GAME SCORING STREAK
AIR FORCE SCORING DEFENSE
ADDITIONAL DEFENSIVE NOTES
DEFENSE HAS SCORED FIVE TIMES
AIR FORCE TAKEAWAYS
REMBERT RETURN GAME
INDIVIDUAL QUICK HITS
QB Tim Jefferson - rushed for a career-best two TDs and threw for one vs. Nicholls State ... hit seven of 12 passes for 111 yards and matched his career high with two touchdown passes at Colorado State ... has a 139.86 passing efficiency mark this season and a 138.12 career mark ... did not play vs. San Diego State, TCU and Utah ... has a 9-5 career mark as a starter.
QB Connor Dietz - has played in seven games, starting three (SDSU, TCU, Utah) ... third on the team in rushing (52.7 ypg) ... led the team with career highs of 28 carries for 98 yards at Utah ... lead the team in rushing with 85 yards on seven carries vs. Nicholls State ... led the team with 71 yards on 15 carries vs. TCU and scored the first rushing touchdown of his career ... first-career touchdown pass at New Mexico ... first-career start vs. San Diego State.
RB Asher Clark - has led the team in rushing twice this season -- game-high 90 yards on 12 carries at Minnesota and 86 yards on 20 carries at New Mexico ... 75 yards on 10 carries at Colorado State, including a season-long 31-yard run ... ranks eighth in the MWC in rushing with an average of 51.0 yards per game ... averages 4.9 yards per carry.
SPC Brandon Geyer - fifth in the MWC and 36th nationally in punting with a 42.3 average ... averaged 45.6 yards on seven punts vs. San Diego State ... two 50-plus-yard punts vs. Navy, including a season-best of 56 yards ... averaged 41.7 yards per punt vs. Utah with three inside the 20. n SPC Erik Soderberg - leads the MWC in scoring with an 8.7 average ... leads the conference and is fourth nationally in field goals with 2.11 per-game ... 19 made field goals ranks third in the nation and is tied as the second most in school history ... fourth in the MWC in field goal percentage with a 79.2 mark ... tied a school record with four field goals vs. San Diego State, including a long from 48 yards ... hit three field goals at Utah, including a 48-yard boot to force overtime ... two field goals, including a career-long 50-yard kick at Colorado State ... has hit 19 of 24 field goals this season, including seven straight ... also handles kickoff duties.
DB Chris Thomas - missed the New Mexico game due to injury ... Air Force's active career leader in tackles with 272, tackles for loss with 18.5 and pass breakups with 18 ... preseason first-team all-conference selection ... involved in 14 career turnovers (4 INT, 3 FF, 7 FR) ... ranks third in MWC history in fumble recoveries with seven ... season-high eight tackles vs. TCU ... matched his season high with eight tackles at Colorado State.
FB Jared Tew - ranks fifth in the conference in rushing with a 62.4 average ... career-best three rushing touchdowns vs. Nicholls State ... career-best three kickoff returns for a career-high 90 yards at Minnesota ... season-high 105 yards rushing and a touchdown vs. Wyoming ... matched his career high with 27 carries ... rushed for 87 yards and a touchdown at Colorado State, his third straight game with a rushing TD.
DB Anthony Wright, Jr. - seventh in the MWC in interceptions with a .33 average ... has three interceptions on the year and four in his career ... has returned two INTs for touchdowns, a 47-yard effort for his first-career score vs. SDSU and a 67-yard effort at Navy to mark his second straight game with a pick-six ... career-best seven tackles at Minnesota ... first interception of the season vs. New Mexico .... averaging 12.3 yards on seven punt returns to lead the team.
DL Ben Garland - fifth in the MWC in sacks with a .50 average ... has had at least a half sack in seven of the last 11 games ... eighth in the MWC in tackles for loss with .94 ... at least one TFL in seven of nine games this season ... season-best eight tackles vs. TCU ... blocked the first kick of his career, a field goal vs. New Mexico.
WR Jonathan Warzeka - second on the team in receptions with 13 and receiving yards with 180 ... recorded a career-long 44-yard reception vs. San Diego State ... rushed for 26 yards on five carries and scored his first rushing touchdown of the season at New Mexico ... career highs in rushing with 10 carries for 42 yards and receiving with three catches for 44 yards at Minnesota ... threw a touchdown pass (first of career) vs. TCU ... has scored a touchdown three ways (pass, rush, receiving) this season.
WR Kyle Halderman - missed the first six games of the season recovering from injury ... returned to the lineup vs. Wyoming ... matched his career high with three catches at Utah, good for 54 yards ... also had three carries for 14 yards ... rushed for 22 yards and a touchdown and caught an eight-yard touchdown pass at Colorado State.
WR Kevin Fogler - leads the team in receptions with 14 and receiving yards with 268 ... three straight games with a touchdown catch earlier this season ... has caught a touchdown pass in four of nine games this season ... two catches for 41 yards at Colorado State.
LB Andre Morris, Jr - third on the team in tackles for loss with 5.0 ... named MWC player of the week vs. New Mexico with seven tackles and two sacks ... career-highs of nine total tackles and six solo tackles at Minnesota ... recorded his first interception of the season vs. TCU ... missed the Wyoming game due to injury ... matched his career high with nine tackles at Utah ... also had a tackle for loss and a forced fumble.
Jon Davis, DB - tied for second on the team in interceptions with two ... recorded the first two interceptions of his career vs. New Mexico and returned one 38 yards for his first-career touchdown ... is the first Falcon since Carson Bird in 2007 with two interceptions in a game ... six tackles at Utah ... also recorded his first-career sack, first-career fumble recovery and first-career punt return, good for 35 yards which is the longest by a Falcon this season.
Reggie Rembert, DB - leads the team and ranks fifth in the MWC in KORs with a 25.8 average ... career highs with five returns for 120 yards vs. TCU ... two returns for 96 yards, including a career-best 60-yard effort, at New Mexico ... named MWC defensive player of the week vs. San Diego State with a team-best seven tackles, two interceptions, a fumble recovery and a forced fumble ... returned the fumble recovery 47 yards for his first-career touchdown ... career-best 10 tackles, including eight unassisted, and his first sack of the season vs. Wyoming ... school's career leader and ranks fifth in KOR and third in KOR yards in MWC history with 64 returns for 1,373 yards ... leads the team and is tied for second in the conference in interceptions with with three (.43 average per game).
Myles Morales, DL - second on the team in tackles for loss with 7.5 and sacks with 3.5 ... three straight games with at least one TFL, including 2.0 for 12 yards vs. New Mexico, earlier this season ... has had a sack in three of his last six games ... six tackles, including two for losses, and a pass breakup at Colorado State.
Justin Moore, LB - second on the team in tackles with 53, including 25 unassisted ... had a then-career-high 11 tackles at Navy ... new career high of 12 tackles vs. TCU ... had sacks in each of the first two games of the season.
John Falgout, LB - played in every game, starting the last five ... leads the team in tackles with 66, including 25 unassisted ... double figures in tackles in three of his five starts ... has averaged 10.5 tackles per game in the five starts ... had a career-best and team-high 13 tackles at Navy ... team-best 11 tackles vs. TCU, eight vs. Wyoming, a team-high 11 at Utah and a team-best nine at Colorado State.
AIR FORCE INDIVIDUAL HONORS
INSIDE THE NUMBERS
THIS AND THAT
n Freshman LB Wale Lawal made the most of his first-ever college football play. Lawal entered the Nicholls State game in the fourth quarter and his first play resulted in tackle for loss for 10 yards, a forced fumble, a fumble recovery and a 10-yard fumble recovery return for a touchdown.
n LB Alex Means - became the first Air Force freshman defensive player to start opening day since A.J. Scott vs. BYU in 1981.
n Air Force won its 17th Ram-Falcon Trophy with a 34-16 win at Colorado State earlier this season. The Falcons have won 17 trophies compared to 13 for Colorado State.
n Air Force is 7-3 in conference games in the month of October over the last three seasons, including a 2-2 mark this season. Air Force was 3-1 in 2007 and 2-0 last season. Prior to 2007, the Falcons were 8-14 in conference games in October since 1999.
n Air Force is 5-4 overall and 4-2 in conference overtime games.
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Saturday, Oct 1 Sport Opp/Event Time Media Football vs Navy 1:30 PM Listen Live Women's Swimming vs Blue/Silver 9:00 AM Men's Swimming vs Blue/Silver Scrimmage 9:00 AM Cross Country at Rocky Mountain Shootout 9:00 AM Women's Volleyball vs San Diego State 7:00 PM Livestats Watch Live Women's Tennis vs ITA Riviera All-American All Day Women's Tennis vs Air Force Invitational All Day Sunday, Oct 2 Sport Opp/Event Time Media Men's Soccer at Incarnate Word 1:00 PM Live Stats Watch Live Women's Soccer vs Boise State 12:00 PM Watch Live Livestats Women's Tennis vs Air Force Invitational All Day Women's Tennis at ITA Riviera All-American All Day Monday, Oct 3 Sport Opp/Event Time Media Men's Ice Hockey vs Mount Royal University 6:05 PM Women's Tennis at ITA Riviera All-American All Day Tuesday, Oct 4 Sport Opp/Event Time Media Women's Volleyball vs Boise State 6:00 PM Livestats Watch Live Women's Tennis vs ITA Riviera All-American All Day Wednesday, Oct 5 Sport Opp/Event Time Media Women's Tennis vs ITA Riviera All-American All Day Thursday, Oct 6 Sport Opp/Event Time Media Women's Volleyball vs Utah State 6:00 PM Livestats Watch Live Women's Tennis vs ITA Riviera All-American All Day Friday, Oct 7 Sport Opp/Event Time Media Women's Soccer at Wyoming 3:00 PM Watch
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Fencing vs Div. I/II NAC 8:00 AM Men's Water Polo at Loyola Marymount 3:00 PM Boxing vs Friday Night Fights 4:30 PM Men's Ice Hockey vs Boston College 4:35 PM Men's Swimming at Colorado Mesa Invitational 5:00 PM Women's Swimming at Colorado Mesa Invite 5:00 PM Women's Tennis vs SMU Invitational All Day Men's Tennis at New Mexico Invitational All Day Men's Tennis at Boise State Invitational All Day Women's Tennis vs ITA Riviera All-American All Day Saturday, Oct 8 Sport Opp/Event Time Media Football at Wyoming 1:30 PM Listen Live Men's Soccer at Grand Canyon 7:00 PM Fencing vs Div. I/II NAC 8:00 AM Rifle at Alaska 8:00 AM Live Stats Cross Country at Fort Hays State Tiger Open 8:40 AM Women's Swimming at Colorado Mesa Invite 11:00 AM Men's Swimming at Colorado Mesa Invitational 11:00 AM Men's Water Polo vs Pomona-Pitzer 11:30 AM Men's Water Polo vs Redlands 5:20 PM Men's Tennis at Boise State Invitational All Day Men's Ice Hockey vs Ohio State/Denver TBA Men's Tennis at New Mexico Invitational All Day Sunday, Oct 9 Sport Opp/Event Time Media Women's Soccer at Colorado State 1:00 PM Watch Live Livestats Fencing vs Div. I/II NAC 8:00 AM Men's Water Polo at Pepperdine 12:00 PM Men's Tennis at New Mexico Invitational All Day Men's Tennis at Boise State Invitational All Day Monday, Oct 10 Sport Opp/Event Time Media Rifle vs TCU 8:00 AM Live Stats Fencing vs Div. I/II NAC 8:00 AM Men's Golf at Paintbrush Invitational 8:00 AM Tuesday, Oct 11 Sport Opp/Event Time Media Men's Golf at Paintbrush Invitational 8:00 AM Thursday, Oct 13 Sport Opp/Event Time Media Women's Volleyball at Fresno State 7:00 PM Friday, Oct 14 Sport Opp/Event Time Media Men's Soccer vs Utah Valley 7:00 PM Women's Soccer vs UNLV 4:30 PM Watch Live Livestats Men's Ice Hockey at Arizona State 7:05 PM Saturday, Oct 15 Sport Opp/Event Time Media Football vs New Mexico TBA Listen Live Fencing vs Denver Open 9:00 AM Cross Country at Pre-National Invitational 11:00 AM Men's Water Polo vs Santa Clara 12:00 PM Watch Live Women's Volleyball at San Jose State 1:00 PM
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