Air Force Football First Look: Colgate

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Air Force hosts Colgate on Saturday in Colorado Springs. Here is your first look at Colgate.

Colgate Season So Far

Date Opponent Result Location
08/24 Villanova L 34-14 Away

Key Stats (2018 Stats for AF, 2019 Colgate)

Air Force

Statistic
Colgate

414.8

Total Offense (YPG)
288.0

30.3

Scoring Offense (PPG)
14.0

131.3

Passing YPG
211.0

283.5

Rushing YPG
77.0

360.9

Total Defense (YPG)
444.0

25.8

Scoring Defense (PPG)
34.0

244.0

Passing Yds Allowed (YPG)
205.0

116.9

Rushing Yds Allowed (YPG)
239.0

Colgate Injuries and Suspensions

None reported.

Challenges for Air Force

Colgate, which finished 10-2 in 2018, opened its 2019 season on Saturday with a 34-14 loss to Villanova. The Raiders returned 7 offensive and 6 defensive starters from a year ago. Interestingly, Colgate trailed this game 27-0 at the half. The Raiders cut that lead to 27-14 but the third quarterback but went on to lose. Quarterback Grant Brenman completed 21 of 36 passes for 211 yards, a TD and an interception. The Raiders managed 288 yards total offense but allowed 444 yards total offense to Villanova.

This is an early tuneup game for the Falcons. The challenge is to stay focused and play clean ball so they can head to week 2 1-0.

Saturday’s game kicks off at 1:30 MT. Watch on the ESPN3 network.

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