Air Force Rallies From Early Deficit To Knock Off Army

The Air Force Falcons will look to capture consecutive Commander-in-Chief trophies on Saturday when they host the Army Black Knights.

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Air Force Rallies From Halftime Deficit To Knock Off Army

After a lethargic opening 30 minutes, Air Force used a couple of key turnovers to find its momentum on the offensive end and rallied for a 24-14 victory. The Falcons trailed 14-0 at the half, as Army converted a fumble by QB Tim Jefferson on his own 18 into a TD. The Black Knights were able to generate consistent success running the ball early in the game, but had no answer for the Falcons in the second half.

The second half rally was led by Jefferson, who couldn't find any rhythm in the first 30 minutes. Jefferson rushed for two key TD's in the second half, while also keeping the Army defense honest by throwing for 122 yards. Along with the 68 yards rushing from Jefferson, Air Force also received 78 yards rushing from Asher Clark

For the Black Knights, sophomore RB Raymond Maples was outstanding in the defeat. Maples ran for a game-high 132 yards on just 17 attempts. However, Army couldn't muster any success throwing the ball, with senior QB Max Jenkins completing just 2/10.

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Air Force Vs. Army Score Update: Falcons Rally To Take 21-14 Lead Heading Into 4th Quarter

After an anemic offensive performance throughout the first half, the Air Force Falcons were unstoppable in the 3rd quarter and jumped out to a 21-14 lead over Army. The Falcons scored on all three of their possessions, converting two FG's and scoring two TD's,

Air Force QB Tim Jefferson rebounded from a tough first half performance to score both TD's for the Falcons in the 3rd quarter. Jefferson has rushed for 39 yards and also added 122 yards passing. On the defensive end, the Falcons forced two fumbles in the 3rd quarter. Air Force took advantage of these turnovers, scoring 10 points off the two errors by the Black Knights.

The Falcons defense also demonstrated toughness against the run, as it didn't allow Army to generate any momentum or rhythm. After allowing 14 points in the first quarter, the Falcons have held the Black Knights scoreless over the following 30 minutes.

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Air Force Vs. Army Score Update: Army Maintains 14-0 Lead

Turnovers have been the story of the first half in the matchup between Air Force and Army, as the two teams have combined for three turnovers in the opening 30 minutes. The Black Knights have forced two vital fumbles that they have used to help build the 14-0 halftime lead.

Both Air Force fumbles have come at crucial moments this game. The first fumble came from Air Force QB Tim Jefferson, who fumbled at his own 18 to setup a touchdown run by Larry Dixon. The second fumble occurred when Air Force was putting together its best drive of the first half. Unfortunately, junior FB Mike Dewitt fumbled when the Falcons had moved the ball down to the Army 28.

The score could have been even worse had it not been for a key stop by the Air Force defense. With Army driving down to the Air Force 1, the Falcons defense made three straight stops to keep the Black Knights out of the endzone.

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Air Force Vs. Army Score Update: Black Knights Lead 14-0 After First Quarter

Army dominated every facet of the opening quarter against Air Force and jumped out to a 14-0 lead at the end of the first quarter. In the opening 15 minutes, the Black Knights scored two TD's without even attempting a pass. Junior FB Jared Hassin led the way on the ground in the first quarter, rushing for 39 yards, while Larry Dixon and Max Jenkins both ran for TD's.

It took until the final minute of the first half for Air Force to record a first down. Tim Jefferson has been the focal point of the offense, throwing for 10 yards and rushing for 10 yards. However, a key fumble gave Army the ball deep in Air Force territory and led to the second touchdown of the game for the Black Knights.

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2011 Commander In Chief's Trophy: Air Force Poised To Retain Trophy For Second Straight Year

The Air Force Falcons can secure their second straight Commander-in-Chief's Trophy by defeating the Army Black Knights on Saturday at Falcon Stadium. The Falcons won the trophy in 2010 for the first time since 2002. That year, quarterback Chance Harridge ran for 1,228 yards and led the Falcons to an 8-5 record, including wins over Army and Navy.

However, that also marked the end of the Falcons' C-I-C Trophy win streak at six and the start of Navy's seven-year trophy streak. The Falcons can start a new streak on Saturday; otherwise, they will need to wait until Dec. 10 to see if they can retain the trophy. Should Navy win on Saturday, the trophy will be decided in the annual Army-Navy game. The Falcons would need the Black Knights to defeat the Midshipmen in order to retain the trophy. A victory from each team would give the Falcons the trophy in a three-way tie.

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College Football Odds, Week 10: Air Force Favored Over Army

In a match-up of two of our nation's military academy teams, the Air Force Falcons are hosting the Army Black Knights on Saturday. Our partners over from Odds Shark have this week's odds up already and they're digging the home team, as the Falcons open as 15-point favorites against the Black Knights as of Wednesday.

If you like running yards, this will be the game for you. No team in the country rushes for more yards per game than Army, while Air Force is third in the same category. Both are among the worst passing offenses in the country, but that's pretty typical for both programs.

The game's over/under is currently set at 59.5 points, a figure that could easily be trumped this weekend if both teams have their running games churning.

For updates on this story, stay tuned to SB Nation Denver. For more news from around the Mountain West Conference, visit Mountain West Connection. For more lines and odds, check out SB Nation's NCAA Football odds.


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