John Rudzinski, whose defense at Air Force ranked No. 4 nationally in total defense and 16th in scoring defense this season, will be the new defensive coordinator at Virginia, sources confirmed to ESPN.
Our staff breaks down the entire bowl season with analysis from every game.
- Sources: Virginia tabs Air Force's Rudzinski as DC
- Mountain West to stay intact amid rumblings
- MWC follows suit, orders forfeit if team can't play
- Air Force-Navy game moving to 9/11 next year
From postgame celebrations to the best on-field moments, follow along for the highlights of bowl season.
Bowl season is upon us. Here's what you need to know about every game, through the College Football Playoff.
— Air Force changed its strategy Tuesday for the First Responder Bowl, taking inspiration from its name and trying out its passing game. It worked.
— Brad Roberts rushed for two touchdowns, Emmanuel Michel ran for 123 yards and a score as Air Force rolled up 511 yards on the ground to defeat UNLV 48-14 in a season-ender on Friday.
— Haaziq Daniels threw for two touchdowns, including a 92-yarder for the longest pass in school history, and Air Force turned back Colorado State 35-21 on Saturday night for its fifth straight win.
Honoring the armed forces, color coordination and helmet heat highlight college football's best uniforms for Week 11
Fire fits are on full display in Week 11, as teams show their thanks to the military and eye for color.
— Jordyn Law recovered teammate Christian Anderson's fumble at the goal line for an overtime touchdown and Army defeated Air Force 21-14 on Saturday.
— A change in San Diego State’s defensive scheme helped the Aztecs slow down Air Force’s run-heavy offense.
— Brad Roberts rushed for 138 yards and two touchdowns, Air Force’s defense turned in another stifling performance, and the Falcons knocked off Boise State 24-17 Saturday night.
— Brad Roberts had 33 carries for 140 yards and a touchdown, Haaziq Daniels threw a TD pass and Air Force beat Wyoming 24-14 on Saturday night.
— Brad Roberts ran for 142 yards and scored twice as Air Force scored on its first four drives to build a big early lead then coasted to a 38-10 win over New Mexico on Saturday.
Multiple schools have fielded interest from the American Athletic Conference about joining its ranks, sources confirmed to ESPN, but the AAC said Friday no invitations have been made. The Mountain West, meanwhile, said its membership would stay intact.
— Haaziq Daniels ran for two early touchdowns, including a 94-yard jaunt, and Air Force scored the game's first 24 points in a 31-7 victory over Florida Atlantic on Saturday.
— Calvin Tyler Jr. raced 61 yards for the go-ahead touchdown with just under four minutes to play to lift Utah State to a 49-45 win over Air Force in the Mountain West Conference opener Saturday night.
— No matter the result, this was going to be a special day to play football for Air Force or Navy.
From the first game played after 9/11 to an 1,800-mile walk, coaches and former players recall how 9/11 influenced them 20 years ago and now.
— Haazig Daniels ran for three touchdowns and Air Force beat Lafayette 35-14 on Saturday.