Written and authored by NCAA Football Expert Analyst Greg Nelson. Charliessports.com produces it for NCAA Football news and notes.
Air Force Head Coach Troy Calhoun enters his ninth season on the sidelines at the service academy with a 59–44 record. The 2015 version returns ten starters to a team that went 10-3, 5-3 in the Mountain West Mountain Division. Air Force finished last season going 6-1, including a 38-24 Idaho Potato Bowl victory over Western Michigan. The 2015 outlook is promising, especially on the offensive side of the football. The Air Force Falcons plays home games at the 46,600 seat Falcon Stadium in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
The 2015 Air Force offense will be led by junior quarterback Nate Romine. The signal caller takes over for Kale Pearson; Romine led the Falcons to a 27-24 upset win over Colorado State last season. Wide Reciever Jalen Robinette (806) yards receiving has redefined the position at Air Force. The 6’4″ Junior earned all-conference honor last season and will be the main offensive weapon in 2015. Running Back Jacobi Owens (1,054) rushing yards in 2014 will lead the ground game in his Junior season. The offensive line also has experience and depth. Calhoun and his staff are anxious to see where his potent offense stands in the MWC. The Air Force Falcons were 8-5 on NCAA Football Expert Picks last season, going over the betting odds total five times and staying under the betting odds total eight.
*The Air Force offense put up an average of 418.7 yards per contest last season, 55th in the land.
*Air Force as friendly to Point Spread bettors at home with a 6-1 ATS record in Colorado Springs.
*The Falcons were 2-4 Against The Number on the road.
*The betting odds total went 3-4 at home last season.
*The Falcons went over the betting odds total twice at home.
*Air Force stayed under the betting odds total four times on the road in 2014.
*Air Force ranked 119th in the FBS passing the football, putting up 145.6 yards per contest.
*The 31.5 ppg put on the scoreboard by Air Force was 51st in College Football.
*The Air Force ground game averaged 273.1 yards per game running the football, 7th nationally.
The 2015 Air Force defense will continue to play an aggressive style, mixing blitzes and creating chaos. Four starters return including all conference Safety Weston Steelhammer. Four-year starter Alex Hanson is also back for his final campaign. Linebacker Conner Healy leads a young group at the position. The Falcons have some of the best young talents they have ever had at the cornerback position. The Air Force defense will be better than expected in 2015.
*The Falcons defense gave up an average of 394.8 yards of offense per contest, 62nd in the land.
*The Air Force pass defense ranked 105th nationally, allowing the opposition 259.2 yards per contest through the air.
*The 24.2 ppg given up by Air Force ranked 34th in the FBS.
*The 135.6 yards per game given up by the defense on the ground was twenty-eighth in the NCAA Football landscape.
*The 2015 Air Force Falcon has back to back non-conference road games at Michigan State and Navy early in the season.
* Air Force will finish the season at Boise State and New Mexico.
Bovada lists Air Force at over/under six wins in 2015.
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