2009 Air Force Falcons football team

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2009 Air Force Falcons football
Air Force Falcons logo.svg
Armed Forces Bowl champion
Armed Forces Bowl, W 47–20 vs. Houston
Conference Mountain West Conference
2009 record 8–5 (5–3 MW)
Head coach Troy Calhoun (3rd season)
Offensive scheme Triple option
Home stadium Falcon Stadium
(Capacity: 46,692)
Seasons
← 2008
2010 →
2009 Mountain West football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 6 TCU $   8 0         12 1  
No. 12 BYU   7 1         11 2  
No. 18 Utah   6 2         10 3  
Air Force   5 3         8 5  
Wyoming   4 4         7 6  
UNLV   3 5         5 7  
San Diego State   2 6         4 8  
New Mexico   1 7         1 11  
Colorado State   0 8         3 9  
  • $ – Conference champion and BCS representative as top non-AQ school to meet automatic qualification criteria
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2009 Air Force Falcons football team represented the United States Air Force Academy during the 2009 NCAA Division I FBS football season. Air Force competed as a member of the Mountain West Conference. The Falcons were coached by third-year head coach Troy Calhoun. They finished the season with a record of 8–5, 5–3 in Mountain West play to finish in fourth place. They were invited to the Armed Forces Bowl where they defeated Houston.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 5 12:00 p.m. Nicholls State* Falcon StadiumColorado Springs, CO W 72–0   42,205[1]
September 12 5:00 p.m. at Minnesota* TCF Bank StadiumMinneapolis, MN BTN L 13–20   50,805[2]
September 19 5:30 p.m. at New Mexico University StadiumAlbuquerque, NM CBSCS W 37–13   26,246[3]
September 26 12:00 p.m. San Diego State Falcon Stadium • Colorado Springs, CO Mtn. W 26–14   35,929[4]
October 3 1:30 p.m. at Navy* Navy–Marine Corps Memorial StadiumAnnapolis, MD (Commander-in-Chief's Trophy) CBSCS L 13–16 OT  37,820[5]
October 10 5:30 p.m. No. 9 TCU Falcon Stadium • Colorado Springs, CO CBS C L 17–20   30,104[6]
October 17 12:00 p.m. Wyoming Falcon Stadium • Colorado Springs, CO Mtn. W 10–0   34,117[7]
October 24 2:00 p.m. at No. 20 Utah Rice-Eccles StadiumSalt Lake City, UT Versus L 16–23 OT  45,129[8]
October 31 2:00 p.m. at Colorado State Hughes StadiumFort Collins, CO (Ram–Falcon Trophy) Mtn. W 34–16   22,025[9]
November 7 1:30 p.m. Army* Falcon Stadium • Colorado Springs, CO (Commander-in-Chief's Trophy) CBSCS W 35–7   46,212[10]
November 14 4:00 p.m. UNLV Falcon Stadium • Colorado Springs, CO Mtn. W 45–17   25,370[11]
November 21 1:30 p.m. at No. 13 BYU LaVell Edwards StadiumProvo, UT CBSCS L 21–38   64,071[12]
December 31 10:00 a.m. vs. No. 25 Houston* Amon G. Carter StadiumFort Worth, TX (Armed Forces Bowl) ESPN W 47–20   41,414[13]
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game. All times are in Mountain Time Zone.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nicholls State Colonels vs. Air Force Falcons Box Score". ESPN. Retrieved September 17, 2009. 
  2. ^ "Air Force Falcons vs. Minnesota Golden Gophers Box Score". ESPN. Retrieved September 17, 2009. 
  3. ^ "Air Force Falcons vs. New Mexico Lobos Box Score". ESPN. Retrieved September 19, 2009. 
  4. ^ "San Diego State Aztecs vs. Air Force Falcons Box Score". ESPN. Retrieved September 26, 2009. 
  5. ^ "Air Force Falcons vs. Navy Midshipmen Box Score". ESPN. Archived from the original on October 8, 2009. Retrieved October 3, 2009. 
  6. ^ "TCU Horned Frogs vs. Air Force Falcons Box Score". ESPN. Archived from the original on October 15, 2009. Retrieved October 10, 2009. 
  7. ^ "Wyoming Cowboys vs. Air Force Falcons Box Score". ESPN. Retrieved October 18, 2009. 
  8. ^ "Air Force Falcons vs. Utah Utes Box Score". ESPN. Retrieved October 24, 2009. 
  9. ^ "Air Force Falcons vs. Colorado State Rams Box Score". ESPN. Retrieved October 31, 2009. 
  10. ^ "Army Black Knights vs. Air Force Falcons Box Score". ESPN. Retrieved November 7, 2009. 
  11. ^ "UNLV Rebels vs. Air Force Falcons Box Score". ESPN. Retrieved November 15, 2009. 
  12. ^ "Air Force Falcons vs. Brigham Young Cougars Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on November 25, 2009. Retrieved November 21, 2009. 
  13. ^ "Houston Cougars vs. Air Force Falcons Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on January 4, 2010. Retrieved December 31, 2009.