On an amazing autumn day the Wyoming Cowboys 1–3 (0−1 MWC) took on the Air Force Falcons 3–1 (2−0 MWC) to begin their Mountain West Conference season. It was Military Day at Jonah Field and all members of the armed forces, those who are with us and those who no longer are, were honored before the National Anthem. The Cowboys faced the Falcons for the 49th time. Air Force leads the series 26−20−3.
In the first quarter both teams worked the clock and moved the ball down the field. Both teams got within 10 yards of the endzone but neither team could put any points on the board. Wyoming’s Austyn Carta-Samuels threw in interception in the endzone for the only turnover of the game. The Falcons then marched down the field with relative ease, to end the first quarter.
To start the second quarter Air Force attempts a short field goal but misses wide right. The Cowboys get the ball on their own 20-yard-line and take Air Force’s option down the field for an eventual rushing touchdown by Alvester Alexander. The Falcons then did the same and scored a rushing touchdown of their own by Jared Tew. The Falcons then moved the ball down the field very quickly for a field goal attempt to end the half. Unfortunately for the Falcons, the snap was short and then muffed. No kick attempted. At halftime the game was tied at 7–7. … Continue Reading