Air Force defensive coordinator Steve Russ left for another job in the offseason, but Falcons head coach Troy Calhoun is in no rush to name a replacement.
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Quarterback Isaiah Sanders ran for 196 yards and three touchdowns in his first career start, including a go-ahead 10-yard score with 1:38 remaining, and Air Force beat Utah State 38-35 on Saturday night.
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Brett Rypien threw for 300 yards and three touchdowns as Boise State won its seventh straight game with a 44-19 win over Air Force on Saturday night.
FPI: Broncos overwhelming favorites vs. Falcons
Air Force has won three in a row against Boise State, and can do something that only one current FBS team (Washington State from 1997-2001) has accomplished: beat the Broncos in four straight meetings. However, ESPN's FPI likes Boise State's chances at home on Saturday.
Josh Allen passed for one touchdown and ran for another before being sidelined by injury, and Wyoming's stout defensive play helped it weather the loss of its quarterback in a 28-14 win over Air Force on Saturday night.
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Service academies rule the ground game
Army's shutout of Air Force marks the fourth time in the last 10 seasons that an FBS team has won without attempting a pass. All four times, the feat has been accomplished by a service academy.
Quarterback Ahmad Bradshaw rushed for a career-high 265 yards and Army's defense ended Air Force's 306-game scoring streak with a 21-0 win on Saturday.
Arion Worthman threw a 56-yard TD pass early in the fourth quarter, Taven Birdow scored twice and Air Force's methodical rushing attack kept Colorado State's high-powered offense grounded in a 45-28 win over the Rams on Saturday.
Timothy McVey led three Air Force rushers with 100-plus yards and Luke Strebel kicked a 30-yard field goal as time expired to help Air Force beat Nevada 45-42 on Friday night.
Mean Green lead Week 7's most improbable comebacks
Prior to rallying for a 98-yard drive to take the lead for good over UTSA with 10 seconds left, North Texas had the lowest in-game win probability of any victorious team in Week 7. Air Force, West Virginia and Boston College had the next lowest.
Quarterback Arion Worthman ran for five touchdowns, including a 1-yard plunge with 2:14 remaining and Air Force rallied from a 27-point deficit to beat UNLV 34-30 on Saturday.
It took fighter pilots and equipment managers working together to design Air Force's F-35-themed uniforms that debut this weekend. Elsewhere, the Canes will enjoy some "Miami Nights" in the afternoon.
Zach Abey threw a 16-yard touchdown pass to Tyler Carmona with 15 seconds left, and unbeaten Navy defeated Air Force 48-45 Saturday after blowing a 21-point lead in the second half.
Richard McQuarley's five rushing touchdowns tied a New Mexico school record and he finished with 179 yards to help the Lobos overcome a sluggish first half for a 56-38 victory Saturday night over Air Force.
Falcons lead the way on special teams
Air Force thrived in the third phase during Saturday's monsoon, but it wasn't enough to get the win. That was a common story in Week 4, as only Ohio State won among the top four teams in special-teams efficiency.