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Utah State @ AIR FORCE Game Notes

Sept. 18, 2021

7:30 p.m.

Falcon Stadium, United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, CO


Q1

Junior quarterback Haaziq Daniels found junior tight end Kyle Patterson for a massive 59-yard completion, which set up a five-yard rushing touchdown by sophomore wide receiver Micah Davis.

The drive went for 75 yards on six plays, lasting 3:14.

Air Force 7, Utah State 0.

A strong following drive from the Falcons offense led to a 22-yard field goal from freshman kicker Matthew Dapore.

The drive went for 75 yards on nine plays, lasting 4:11.

Air Force 10, Utah State 0.

Utah State responded with a one-yard touchdown run from junior running back Calvin Tyler Jr., drawing within three points.

The drive went for 71 yards on 13 plays, lasting 4:12.

Air Force 10, Utah State 7.

Q2

The Aggies finished off a strong drive against the Falcons to open up the second quarter, as senior wide receiver Brandon Bowling caught his first touchdown pass of the day from junior quarterback Logan Bonner.

The drive went 11 plays for 92 yards, lasting 3:14.

The extra point was missed.

Air Force 10, Utah State 13.

On their ensuing drive, the Falcons took to the air, as Daniels found Davis for the second time on the evening on a 56-yard touchdown score.

The drive went for 71 yards in just five plays, lasting 1:55.

Air Force 17, Utah State 13.

Air Force kept the offensive pressure on the Aggies, capping off a massive drive with a three-yard touchdown run by sophomore free safety Dane Kinamon.

The drive went 16 plays for 75 yards, lasting 6:52.

Air Force 24, Utah State 13.

Q3

To open the second half, the Aggies quickly reached the endzone on a 24-yard throw from Bonner to junior wide receiver Justin McGriff.

The drive went 7 plays for 69 yards, lasting 1:28.

Air Force 24, Utah State 20.

The Falcons carried their first half momentum with them into the third quarter as well, capping off their first drive of the new half with a 51-yard touchdown run by Junior fullback Emmanuel Michel.

The drive went five plays for 75 yards, lasting 2:09.

Air Force 31, Utah State 20.

Air Force Falcons fullback Emmanuel Michel scores a touchdown against Utah State on Sept. 18, 2021 at Falcon Stadium in Colorado Springs, CO.

Utah State struck right back, scoring on a five-yard touchdown pass from junior quarterback Andrew Peasley to senior tight end Carson Terrell.

The drive went 10 plays for 75 yards, lasting 3:29.

Air Force 31, Utah State 27.

Following a failed fourth down conversion for the Falcons, the Aggies put up a 37-yard touchdown from Peasley to Bowling to take a 3-point lead.

The drive went 6 plays for 56 yards, lasting 1:39.

Air Force 31, Utah State 34.

Trailing for the first time in the game, the Falcons turned back to their run game, scoring on a 55-yard dash to the endzone from Michel to regain the lead.

The drive went 5 plays for 75 yards, lasting 2:26.

Air Force 38, Utah State 34.

Q4

The Falcons offense stayed hot in the fourth quarter, as Daniels rushed for a 39-yard touchdown to regain their two-score advantage.

The drive went 50 yards in just four plays, lasting 1:49

Air Force 45, Utah State 34.

In an instant, Utah State scored another touchdown, this time off a 72-yard pass from Peasley to senior wide receiver Deven Thompkins.

The drive took only three plays, went 75 yards, and lasted 0:38.

Peasley also converted a two-point conversion.

Air Force 45, Utah State 42.

The Aggies stormed right back, as Tyler Jr. ran 61 yards to the house to regain the lead for Utah State.

The drive went 6 plays for 85 yards, lasting 2:02.

Air Force 45, Utah State 49.

Final Score: Air Force 45, Utah State 49.