With a win over the Navy Midshipmen, the Air Force Falcons can take the Commander-In-Chief Trophy on Saturday with a victory over the Army Black Nights. Despite losing their last three games, the Falcons did that against three BCS-ranked teams. Given all that, ESPN.com’s Andrea Adelson is still taking the Air Force Academy over Army:
Air Force 28, Army 21. The Falcons have hit a bit of a rough stretch, losing three straight. All three were to bowl-eligible teams, including No. 3 TCU and No. 5 Utah. Army is putting together its best season since 1996, but the Falcons have the edge in this game because their triple option offense is better. They gave Utah all it could handle last week, but had five turnovers. If Air Force wins, it gets the Commander-In-Chief Trophy for the first time since 2002.
The Falcons would also move closer to becoming bowl eligible once the regular season ends. But at the moment, the Commander-In-Chief Trophy will be all that Air Force aims to achieve this weekend.
Soar high, Falcons!