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Air Force Rallies In Fourth Quarter To Beat Wyoming, 20-14

Laramie, WY (Sports Network) – Jared Tew rushed for 136 yards and one touchdown to lead the Air Force Falcons to a 20-14 victory over the Wyoming Cowboys in a Mountain West Conference tussle at War Memorial Stadium.

Quarterback Tim Jefferson ran for 94 yards and one score for Air Force (3-1, 2-0 MWC), but threw for 66 yards and was also intercepted once.

Alvester Alexander led the way for Wyoming (1-3, 0-1), rushing for 123 yards and two touchdowns in the loss.

After a scoreless first quarter the Cowboys took a 7-0 lead midway through the second stanza when Alexander plunged into the end zone on a one-yard run.

With just over two minutes remaining in the first half Air Force tied the game at seven with a four-yard touchdown run by Tew.

Alexander’s nine-yard touchdown run gave the Cowboys a 14-7 led early in the third frame.

Air Force capped off an impressive 16-play, 78-yard drive with a nine-yard touchdown run by Nathan Walker early in the final frame.

With just over three minutes remaining in regulation, Jefferson scampered into the end zone on a six-yard run, giving Air Force its first lead of the contest. However, the extra point was blocked, leaving the Falcons with just a 20-14 edge.

Wyoming was unable to regain the lead, as Air Force held on for the victory.