Nov. 25, 2013
Air Force (2-9, 0-7 MW) at Colorado St. (6-6, 4-3 MW)
Sat., Nov. 26 - 12:00 pm (MT)
Fort Collins, CO - Sonny Lubick Field at Hughes Stadium (32,500)
TELEVISION: ESPN3 (Paul Leoffler - PBP, Peter Vass - Analyst)
RADIO: KVOR AM 740 in Colorado Springs; The Fan 104.3 in Denver; goairforcefalcons.com Jim Arthur (play-by-play); Jesse Kurtz (analyst); Jay Ritchie/Bob Ihle (pre- and post-game shows)
GAME FACTS: Air Force closes out the season at Colorado State this week ... The Falcons lead the overall series with CSU, 31-19-1, and have won seven straight ... The CSU series ties with Wyoming as the longest in Air Force history, as this week will be the 52nd meeting ... AFA has won three straight in Fort Collins, including a 45-21 win in 2011 in the last meeting there ... Air Force was beaten by UNLV, 41-21, last week while Colorado State fell 13-0 at Utah State ... Air Force and Colorado State first played in 1957 with the Rams winning 20-7.
• Air Force is coached by Troy Calhoun (Air Force, 1989), who is in his seventh season. He has led the Falcons to 49-40 career record. Calhoun is 29-25 in MW games, 20-16 in non-conference games, 30-14 in Falcon Stadium, 16-22 in road games and 2-4 in bowl games.
• Colorado State is coached by Jim McElwain (Eastern Washington, 1984), who is in his second season. He has guided the Rams to a 10-14 record. McElwain was the offensive coordinator at Alabama from 2008-11 before taking over at Colorado State.
• Air Force leads the overall series, 31-19-1, including a 20-13 mark in conference games.
• The Falcons are 18-11-1 at home and 13-8 at Colorado State.
• Air Force has won seven straight and eight of the last nine in the series.
• Prior to the current Air Force run, Colorado State had won three straight and four of five.
• Air Force has won three straight in Fort Collins dating back to 2005.
• Air Force defeated Colorado State, 42-21, last season in Falcon Stadium.
• The Falcons defeated Colorado State, 45-21, in 2011 in the last game in Hughes Stadium.
• The teams first played in 1957 in Colorado Springs. Colorado State won the game, 20-7.