Air Force's Tim Jefferson Leads Team To Clean Sweep Of MWC Weekly Awards

The Air Force Falcons almost let a victory slip away on Saturday against the Navy Midshipmen with a fourth quarter meltdown, but a missed extra point by Navy in overtime and a rushing touchdown by Tim Jefferson gave the Falcons the victory (after the Parker Herrington extra point).

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The Mountain West Conference decided to award three Falcons with weekly awards. Jefferson took home his third MWC Offensive Player of the Week award for his 9-of-10 passing for 136 yards and 18 carries for 66 yards. Jefferson had three touchdowns, one in the air and two on the ground.

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Linebacker Brady Amack tied a Mountain West record with 23 total tackles against Navy. He also had two sacks on his way to Defensive Player of the Week.

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But the mist important play came on special teams when Air Force blocked the punt. Alex Means, a linebacker, blocked the extra point attempt in overtime and took the Special Teams Player of the Week award.

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