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10-3, 4th in MW - Mountain
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Robinette's Air Force graduation put on hold

The Air Force Academy said wide receiver Jalen Robinette didn't graduate with his class after the cadet's qualifications were called into question.

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47dJosh Weinfuss

Arians: Air Force LB invited despite 'dumb' rule

Air Force linebacker Ryan Watson was invited to the Cardinals' rookie minicamp as a tryout player even though he won't be allowed to pursue a pro career for two years.

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No military academy will waive active duty

The Pentagon announced Monday that the military service academies will not approve requests to waive active-duty commitments for players selected in a professional-sport draft.

Jeff Legwold ESPN Senior Writer 

Personally, I think it would be a great thing if the Broncos used their final pick of the day, and the draft's final pick, to select Air Force wide receiver Jalen Robinette no matter if Robinette can, or can't, receive a waiver to play in 2017. They could place him on reserve/military and wait. Think that works for everybody and if Robinette is allowed to play in the upcoming season the Broncos get a quality developmental player.

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61dJeff Legwold

Air Force won't waive active duty for draftees

Air Force wide receiver Jalen Robinette went undrafted after the Academy decided just this week to require cadets to serve two years of active duty before they can join a professional team.

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Mountain West ties for most G5 wins

New Mexico, San Diego State, Hawai'i and Air Force won bowl games to give the Mountain West a 4-3 bowl record. No other Group of 5 conference earned more wins.

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Air Force flies past South Alabama 45-21 (1:12)

Dave Tuley ESPN Staff Writer 

Air Force beats South Alabama 45-21 in Arizona Bowl. The ViewFromVegas is the Falcons covered as 14.5-point favorites and the game went over the betting total of 54.5. This was the second straight cover by a favorite in the bowl games, but underdogs are still dominating at 23-9 ATS (71.9 percent). Unders dip to 18-14 (56.3 percent).

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Since going up 21-3, South Alabama has 25 yards of offense and now trails Air Force 45-21

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Breaking down the Arizona Bowl

Air Force has the advantage in all three phases of the game. ESPN's FPI gives the Falcons a 77 percent chance to beat South Alabama, and our experts agree. Bowl picks (Insider)

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Schlabach confident in Air Force

Mark Schlabach describes 30 of this year's 40 bowl games as toss-ups. However, this isn't one of them. He expects Air Force to handily win the Nova Home Loans Arizona Bowl over South Alabama. Schlabach's bowl predictions

Mountain West projected to finish third

The Las Vegas Bowl between San Diego State and Houston on Saturday is maybe the most intriguing game the Mountain West has to offer during bowl season. But the conference is favored to win four of its seven matchups. Who will win bowl season? (Insider)

Falcons deserved better bowl matchup

Air Force went 9-3, won the Commander-in-Chief's Trophy and knocked off Boise State. The Falcons' reward is an uninspiring matchup against South Alabama. Bowl selection losers (Insider)

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Rittenberg favors Air Force

South Alabama has had its ups and downs, beating San Diego State and Mississippi State but struggling on the road. That inconsistency leads ESPN's Adam Rittenberg to favor Air Force in the Arizona Bowl. Bowl Predictions

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Western Kentucky's Jeff Brohm will be the leading candidate at Cincinnati if the school can land him ahead of possibly two Power 5 options (Purdue and Baylor). Others include Air Force coach Troy Calhoun and Ohio State defensive coordinator Luke Fickell. Buckeyes assistant Kerry Coombs also could get a look as he has extensive roots in the Cincinnati area.

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Report: Dowis' BAC nearly 3 times legal limit

The blood alcohol content of former Air Force star QB Dee Dowis was nearly three times the legal limit when he died in a car accident on Aug. 29.

Air Force flying into Tucson?

The Falcons will be looking for their sixth straight victory in the NOVA Home Loans Arizona Bowl against Idaho, according to ESPN's Mark Schlabach and Brett McMurphy. Bowl projections

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Mountain West could see shake-up

According to ESPN's FPI, Wyoming's chance to clinch the Mountain Division is nearly a coin flip. New Year's Six-contending Boise State needs a win and a Cowboys loss.

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