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- Air Force's 23-year-old falcon mascot Aurora dies
- Vikings 1st since '99 to draft Air Force player
- Ailing Air Force falcon Aurora expected to recover
- Air Force falcon able to fly following Army prank
Mike Schmidt came off the bench to account for four touchdowns and Air Force beat Hawaii 56-21 on Saturday night.
Donald Hammond III ran for two touchdowns and threw for another, Kyle Johnson returned an interception for a score and Air Force pulled away in the second half to beat Fresno State 43-24 Saturday night.
Navy quarterback Malcolm Perry had a 4-yard touchdown run with 23 seconds remaining to give the Midshipmen a stunning 34-25 victory over Air Force on Saturday.
The Allstate Playoff Predictor envisions a field that could include Boise State and SMU.
The Air Force Academy's falcon mascot, Aurora, died Wednesday, the school announced. The bird, which made national news last year when she was abducted in a prank, was 23 years old.
DJ Hammond III, making an unexpected entry after beginning the game on the sideline to rest a sore ankle, threw a 64-yard touchdown pass and finished or led four other scoring drives as Air Force beat San Jose State 41-24 on Friday night.
Hank Bachmeier threw for 263 yards and two touchdowns, Robert Mahone rushed for a pair of scores in the fourth quarter, and No. 20 Boise State pulled away in the second half for a 30-19 win over Air Force on Friday night.
Kadin Remsberg scored on a 25-yard run to start overtime Saturday and Air Force beat Colorado 30-23 after squandering a 13-point lead in the fourth quarter.
Donald Hammond III scored three of Air Force's seven rushing touchdowns and the Falcons ran their record to 24-0 against teams from the Football Championship Subdivision by beating Colgate 48-7 on Saturday.
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No idea who will win the Indy 500, but no one's gonna beat Conor Daly's U.S. Air Force paint job.
Long-snapper Austin Cutting is the first player drafted from Air Force since 1999 but may not be able to join the Vikings right away because he is obligated to fulfill 24 months of service upon graduation.
Aurora the falcon, one of Air Force's mascots, is expected to recover after sustaining injuries during a prank involving West Point cadets.
An Air Force falcon injured at West Point during a prank before Saturday's annual rivalry game between the two service academies is back home and showing signs of improvement.
A 22-year-old falcon mascot of the Air Force Academy was injured during the football team's trip to face Army this weekend.