Dec. 10, 2013
Air Force junior kicker Will Conant and junior offensive lineman Michael Husar, Jr., were each named honorable mention all-conference, according to an announcement today by the Mountain West Conference.
Conant hit 32-of-33 PATs and 11-of-13 field goal attempts this season. He ranked third in the conference in field goal percentage with an 84.6 mark. His 84.6 field goal percentage mark is the fourth-best in school history and best since Joey Ashcroft hit 88.8 percent (16-18) in 2002. Conant is one of two kickers in Air Force history to hit three times from 50-plus yards in a season. He hit three 52-yard kicks this season (Colgate, San Diego State, New Mexico), matching Ryan Harrison's three 50-plus field goals in 2007. Conant's three 50-plus field goals this season already ranks him third in school history in career 50-yard field goals.
Husar, Jr., returned from a season-ending knee injury last year to anchor the offensive line this season. He led the team in knockdown blocks with 70 - the first center in the Calhoun era (2007-present) to do so. Husar, Jr. worked with four different starting quarterbacks this season and helped lead an offensive line that had allowed just nine quarterback sacks which is second in the MW and seventh in the nation.