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  • San Diego State overpowers Air Force

    SAN DIEGO – Air Force struggled to run the ball and it gave up 502 yards of offense to San Diego State Despite a brief comeback, an impressive stretch of red-zone defense and another big play from Weston Steelhammer, those aforementioned deficiencies proved fatal in a 30-14 loss at Qualcomm Stadium on Friday night. Donnel Pumphrey, touted...

  • Air Force football notes: Early woes strike again on the road

    When San Diego State scored first on Friday night, it marked the fourth consecutive road game that Air Force found itself on the wrong side of the game's first points. The Aztecs scored a touchdown on their first possession - the third straight Mountain West road foe to do that against the Falcons - and went on to build a 13-0 lead. The...

  • Davern returns home with a new position, same toughness

    The last time Shayne Davern played football in the San Diego area, he was a linebacker. When the Carlsbad, Calif., native returns Friday, it will be as an integral part of the Air Force running game. "I've had some friends come out to see me, and my dad and uncle have were just out for the Nevada game," Davern said. "But the last time most...

  • Air Force player spotlight: Quarterback Nate Romine

    It was against San Diego State last season that Nate Romine, just four months removed from high school graduation and still a bit fatigued from basic training, saw his first prolonged game action in a relief appearance. He made his first start the following week against Notre Dame and was the quarterback the rest of the way, starting the...

  • Air Force vs. San Diego State: By the numbers

    A look at Friday's matchup between Air Force and San Diego State by the numbers.

  • Air Force’s 1,000-yard running back out for rest of the season

    Jacobi Owens announced on Instagram that he will miss the rest of the season with a right foot injury. The Air Force running back finishes the season with 1,054 rushing yards, the first sophomore tailback to reach the 1,000 yards in program history. He will have surgery Friday to repair the Lisfranc fracture, which he described as a tear of...

  • 3 subplots in Friday night's Air Force-San Diego State game

    Here are three keys when Air Force visits San Diego State in a 7:30 p.m. Friday Mountain West Conference game: 1 - Can Pumphrey get to the edge? Air Force has pretty well established that it can handle anything defensively within the tackles. It’s on the outside that it is vulnerable, and that’s where speedy running back Donnel Pumphrey...

  • Ramsey: Air Force basketball struggles with early questions

    College basketball games in November are tough to decipher. Are we watching a version of a team that will vastly improve as players gain confidence and a better understanding of each other? Or are we watching an early version of the truth - maybe dark, maybe bright - about a team? Air Force's basketball team is hoping it's the former. For...

  • Ramsey blog: Air Force football support weak? Fans respond to column

    Wrote a column that ran in Sunday's Gazette about the small crowd at Falcon Stadium for Air Force's frigid game against Nevada. The prime point of the column is that players compete with intensity no matter how many fans are in the stands. (In this case, there weren't many fans. Maybe 500 at the end of the game.) Fans in Seattle believe they...

  • Air Force Academy athletic official arrested in Colorado Springs prostitution sting

    A top Air Force Academy athletic official was arrested in a Colorado Springs prostitution sting, police confirmed Tuesday. Dermot J. Coll, who abruptly resigned his position as head of the academy athletic department's fundraising arm Friday, was cited for allegedly soliciting sex for cash from an undercover police officer three days earlier....

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