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Florida Atlantic @ Air Force Game Notes

Sept. 25, 2021

8:00 p.m.

Falcon Stadium, United States Air Force Academy at Colorado Springs

Q1

Air Force junior quarterback Haaziq Daniels picked up right where he left off versus Utah State in Week 3, scoring on a four-yard quarterback keeper to get the Falcons up early.

The drive went 68 yards on eight plays, lasting 4:20.

Air Force 7, FAU 0

Daniels only needed one play for his second touchdown of the evening, breaking loose for an academy-record 94-yard touchdown to double the Falcons’ early lead. It was the longest touchdown run in the history of Air Force football.

The drive lasted only 13 seconds.

Air Force 14, FAU 0.

Q2

The Falcons kept pouring on the points to open the second quarter with a 24-yard touchdown run from junior running back Brad Roberts to take a three-score lead versus the Owls.

The drive went 82 yards on 14 plays, lasting 7:26.

Air Force 21, FAU 0.

Unable to cross the goal line, the Falcons turned to sophomore kicker Anthony Rodriguez, who drilled a 31-yard field goal to further grow the deficit for Florida Atlantic.

The drive went 50 yards on nine plays, lasting 5:00.

Air Force 24, FAU 0.

Florida Atlantic quickly responded with their first score of the day —a 34-yard touchdown run by graduate quarterback K’Nosi Perry.

The drive went 74 yards on four plays, lasting 1:23

Air Force 24, FAU 7.

Q3

Sophomore wide receiver Micah Davis got the Air Force offense on the board first in the third quarter with a six-yard rushing touchdown to cap off the Falcons’ longest scoring drive of the game.

The drive went 97 yards on 12 plays, lasting 6:39.

Air Force 31, FAU 7.

Q4

There were no scores in the fourth quarter.

Final Score: Air Force 31, FAU 7.

Air Force advances to 3-1, while FAU falls to .500 with a 2-2 record.

Offensively, Daniels had a career day offensively, running for a career-high 164 yards on the evening. He had 152 of those 164 yards by halftime. He also threw for 70 yards, with the longest going to senior wide receiver Brandon Lewis, who led the Falcons in receiving, for 46 yards.

As a unit, Air Force had 516 total yards of offense versus FAU.

Defensively, sophomore linebacker Alec Mock led the team with seven tackles while sophomore safety Trey Taylor recorded the team’s only sack of the game.