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Air Force vs. Wyoming: Falcons rebound with close win

After a tough loss to Navy, Air Force moved back to .500 with a narrow victory over the Broncos on Saturday.

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Air Force vs. Wyoming final: Falcons win 28-27

Air Force used a second-half comeback to beat the Wyoming Cowboys on Saturday night, 28-27, at War Memorial Stadium in Laramie, WY.

Trailing at one point 21-7, and 24-14 at the half, the Falcons would score 14 unanswered points in the third and fourth quarter to take a one-point lead over the Cowboys. Wyoming would turn the ball over on downs with 5:35 remaining, which led to Air Force running out the clock thanks to a 3rd-and-10 conversion at the Wyoming 43.

Wyoming dominated most of the game on the stats sheet, allowing just 12 first downs to Air Force through three quarters. In the game, the Cowboys outgained the Falcons 447-371.

Box Score Hero: Air Force quarterback Connor Dietz put up 233 yards of total offense, going 7-of-9 for 141 yards and two touchdowns and adding 92 yards rushing on 14 carries.

But Did They Cover? Air Force did not cover, going into the game as 6.5-point favorites.

For More On This Game: For more on Air Force football, visit MWC blog Mountain West Connection and SB Nation Denver. For more on Cowboys football, visit Wyoming blog Cowboy Altitude, plus MWC blog Mountain West Connection.

Next Week's Schedule: Air Force welcomes New Mexico on Saturday, Oct. 20 with kickoff at 7 p.m. ET. Wymoing heads to Fresno State next Saturday, kickoff set for 10:30 p.m. ET.

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Falcons trail 27-21 after 3 quarters

The Air Force Falcons trail the Wyoming Cowboys, 27-21, after three quarters at War Memorial Stadium in Laramie on Saturday night.

Air Force trailed, 24-14, after the first half and allowed a field goal on a 59-yard opening drive by the Cowboys. Jon Lee's 2-yard touchdown run near the end of the third would bring the Falcons back to within six points, capping a 95-yard drive in 12 plays.

Falcons quarterback Connor Dietz is 5-of-7 passing for 110 yards and two touchdowns so far in the game, with both touchdowns coming in the first half. Dietz also added 80 yards on the ground, getting an average of 8 yards each on ten carries. Running back Cody Getz had 41 yards on ten carries.

Wyoming has outgained Air Force 416-292 in the game, with both teams turning the ball over once. The Falcons have managed just 12 first downs in the game, compared to 24 for the Cowboys.


Cowboys lead Air Force at halftime, 24-14

Air Force trails Wyoming at halftime of Saturday's game, 24-14.


Air Force look to rebound against Wyoming

The Air Force Falcons are 3-point favorites heading into their Week 7 clash with the Wyoming Cowboys in Laramie.


Air Force LB Josh Kusan lost for rest of season

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