2007 Air Force Falcons football team

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2007 Air Force Falcons football
Air Force Falcons.svg
Conference Mountain West Conference
2007 record 9–4 (6–2 MWC)
Head coach Troy Calhoun
Offensive coordinator Tim Horton
Defensive coordinator Tim DeRuyter
Home stadium Falcon Stadium
(Capacity: 46,692)
Seasons
« 2006 2008 »
2007 Mountain West Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#14 BYU   8 0         11 2  
Air Force   6 2         9 4  
New Mexico   5 3         9 4  
Utah   5 3         9 4  
TCU   4 4         8 5  
San Diego State   3 5         4 8  
Wyoming   2 6         5 7  
Colorado State   2 6         3 9  
UNLV   1 7         2 10  
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2007 United States Air Force Academy Falcons football team represented the United States Air Force Academy in the college football season of 2007–2008, getting second place in the Mountain West Conference, and losing the Armed Forces Bowl to California. The team was coached by Troy Calhoun in his first year in the program, and played their home games in Falcon Stadium.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 1 12:00 PM South Carolina State* Falcon StadiumColorado Springs, CO mtn. W 34–3   39,364
September 8 4:00 PM at Utah Rice-Eccles StadiumSalt Lake City, UT mtn. W 20–12   43,454
September 13 6:00 PM TCU Falcon Stadium • Colorado Springs, CO CSTV W 20–17 OT  31,556
September 22 1:00 PM at BYU LaVell Edwards StadiumProvo, UT mtn. L 7–30   64,502
September 29 11:00 AM at Navy* Navy-Marine Corps Memorial StadiumAnnapolis, MD CSTV L 20–31   37,615
October 6 7:00 PM UNLV Falcon Stadium • Colorado Springs, CO mtn. W 31–14   35,583
October 13 3:30 PM at Colorado State Hughes StadiumFort Collins, CO mtn. W 45–21   25,150
October 20 12:00 PM Wyoming Falcon Stadium • Colorado Springs, CO mtn. W 20–12   41,531
October 25 7:00 PM at New Mexico University StadiumAlbuquerque, NM Versus L 31–34   26,087
November 3 1:30 PM Army* Falcon Stadium • Colorado Springs, CO CSTV W 30–10   46,144
November 10 12:30 PM at Notre Dame* Notre Dame StadiumNotre Dame, IN NBC W 41–24   80,795
November 17 12:00 PM San Diego State Falcon Stadium • Colorado Springs, CO W 55–23   34,227
December 31 10:30 AM vs. California Amon G. Carter StadiumFort Worth, TX (Armed Forces Bowl) ESPN L 36–42   40,905
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Mountain Time.

Roster[edit]

Quarterbacks

  •  5 Shaun Carney - Senior
  • 8 Eric Herbort - Sophomore
  • 14 Shea Smith - Junior
  • 13 Will McAngus - Freshman

Tailbacks

  •  15 Jim Ollis - Senior
  • 17 Kip McCarthy - Senior
  • 18 Devon Ford - Sophomore
  • 22 Brenton Byrd - Sophomore
  • 24 Chad Smith - Senior
  • 38 Kevin Van Hook - Sophomore

Fullbacks

  •  21 Ryan Williams - Senior
  • 25 Todd Newell - Junior
  • 40 Scott Peeples - Senior
  • 43 Justin Moore - Sophomore

Wide Receivers

  •  1 Chad Hall - Senior
  • 7 Mark Root -Senior
  • 10 Devin Hart -Junior
  • 12 Mike Moffett -Senior
  • 16 Matt Davis -Junior
  • 19 Ty Paffett -Junior
  • 26 Spencer Armstrong -Junior
  • 27 Trey Eaton -Junior
  • 28 Dal Shealy -Sophomore
  • 80 Anthony Hemphill -Sophomore
  • 81 Sean Quintana -Sophomore
  • 83 Kyle Halderman -Freshman
  • 87 Josh Cousins -Sophomore

Tight Ends

  •  82 Michael Krogh -Senior
  • 84 Steve Shaffer -Freshman
  • 85 Keith Madsen -Junior
  • 86 Chris Evans -Senior
  • 88 Travis Dekker -Junior
 

Offensive Guards

  •  57 Nick Charles -Sophomore
  • 62 Peter Lusk -Sophomore
  • 66 Ben Leung -Freshman
  • 67 Tyler Weeks -Junior
  • 68 Kyle Knight -Sophomore
  • 69 Caleb Morris -Senior
  • 71 Austin Fallin -Sophomore

Offensive Tackles

  •  60 Chris Campbell -Sophomore
  • 64 Blaine Guenther -Senior
  • 70 Matt Markling -Freshman
  • 72 Richard Meldrum -Sophomore
  • 73 Dan Holder -Senior
  • 74 Chris Monson -Senior
  • 75 Anthony Schelstrate -Sophomore
  • 77 Bryce Waller -Sophomore
  • 78 Duncan Thompson -Sophomore
 

Defensive Ends

  •  78 Rick Ricketts -Freshman
  • 79 Keith Williams -Junior
  • 91 Ryan Kemp -Junior
  • 92 Myles Morales -Sophomore
  • 95 Jake Paulson -Junior
  • 96 Adam Page -Sophomore
  • 97 Josh Clayton -Senior
  • 99 Garrett Gilbertson -Junior

Defensive Tackles

  •  49 Ryan Gonzalez -Sophomore
  • 56 Jared Marvin -Junior
  • 76 Stephen Larson -Junior
  • 93 Ben Garland -Sophomore

Linebackers

  •  4 Julian Madrid -Senior
  • 9 John Rabold -Senior
  • 20 Dan Hill -Sophomore
  • 31 Patrick Hennessey -Freshman
  • 32 Hunter Altman -Junior
  • 33 Drew Fowler -Senior
  • 35 Chamberlain Herndon -Sophomore
  • 36 Andre Morris Jr. -Freshman
  • 41 William Keuchler -Freshman
  • 45 John Falgout -Sophomore
  • 47 Reinhold Leicht -Sophomore
  • 48 Brandon Reeves -Junior
  • 51 Aaron Shanor -Senior
  • 52 Austin Randle -Senior
  • 53 Ken Lamendola -Freshman
  • 54 Blaine Hainbach -Sophomore
  • 55 Clayton Bryant -Sophomore
 

Cornerbacks

  •  2 Carson Bird -Senior
  • 3 Nathan Smith -Senior
  • 6 Kevin Rivers -Junior
  • 8 Reggie Rembert -Freshman
  • 38 Stephan Atrice -Freshman
  • 39 Garrett Rybak -Senior
  • 46 Eric Collins -Freshman

Safeties

  •  11 Bobby Giannini -Senior
  • 23 Aaron Kirchoff -Junior
  • 29 Luke Hyder -Sophomore
  • 30 Luke Yeager -Junior
  • 34 Chris Thomas -Sophomore
  • 44 Boston McClain -Junior

Punters

  •  13 Ryan Harrison -Junior
  • 98 Brandon Geyer -Sophomore

Placekickers

  •  13 Ryan Harrison -Junior
  • 27 Trey Eaton -Junior
  • 92 Chad Gross -Freshman
  • 94 Zack Bell -Freshman

Deep Snappers

  •  37 Tony Norman -Senior
  • 50 Scott Howley -Junior
  • 59 John Dolan -Sophomore

Coaching staff[edit]

Name Position Year
at Air Force
Alma mater (Year)
Troy Calhoun Head Coach 1st Air Force (1989)
Brian Knorr Assistant Head Coach
Inner Linebackers
6th
1992-1994
2005–Present
Air Force (1986)
Tim Horton Offensive Coordinator
Wide Receivers
8th
1999-2005
2007–Present
Arkansas (1990)
Tim DeRuyter Defensive Coordinator
Safeties
5th
1991-1994
2007–Present
Air Force (1985)
Clay Hendrix Offensive Line 1st Furman (1986)
Ron Burton Defensive Line 5th North Carolina (1987)
Capt. Charlton Warren Cornerbacks
Recruiting Coordinator
3rd Air Force (1999)
Jemal Singleton Running Backs 5th Air Force (1999)
Blane Morgan Quarterbacks 6th Air Force (1999)
Ben Miller Tight Ends 2nd
2002
2007–Present
Air Force (2002)
Matt Weikert Outside Linebackers 1st Ohio (2002)
Patrick Covington Offensive Assistant 1st Furman, (2006)
Matt McGettigan Strength and Conditioning 1st Luther College (1987)

Game notes[edit]

South Carolina State (September 1)[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Bulldogs 0 3 0 0 3
Falcons 7 17 7 3 34


Utah (September 8)[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Falcons 0 3 7 10 20
Utes 3 0 3 6 12


TCU (September 13)[edit]

1 2 3 4 OT Total
Horned Frogs 3 7 0 7 0 17
Falcons 0 3 0 14 3 20


BYU (September 22)[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Falcons 0 0 6 0 6
Cougars 7 10 7 7 31


Navy (September 29)[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Falcons 3 7 10 0 20
Midshipmen 0 14 3 14 31


UNLV (October 6)[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Rebels 0 7 0 7 14
Falcons 7 0 14 10 31


Colorado State (October 13)[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Falcons 14 14 10 7 45
Rams 7 0 7 7 21


Wyoming (October 20)[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Cowboys 6 3 0 3 12
Falcons 0 7 0 13 20


New Mexico (October 25)[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Falcons 7 14 10 0 31
Lobos 10 11 7 6 34


Army (November 3)[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Black Knights 3 7 0 0 10
Falcons 3 14 7 6 30


Notre Dame (November 10)[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Falcons 10 7 14 10 41
Fighting Irish 0 10 0 14 24


San Diego State (November 17)[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Aztecs 7 10 6 0 23
Falcons 14 14 21 6 55


Armed Forces Bowl (December 31)[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Golden Bears 0 14 14 14 42
Falcons 7 14 6 9 36
Falcons quarterback Shaun Carney falls into the end zone for a first-quarter touchdown.

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