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Air Force calls audible on Jalen Robinette

Air Force calls audible on Jalen Robinette

America’s favorite game and patriotism have always mixed well. In the post-9/11 world, the NFL, Army, Navy and Air Force are sacred football institutions across the land.But there is a limit to even to sacred institutions when taxpayer funds are involved. The issue is whether...

Air Force wins Commander in Chief Trophy

Air Force wins Commander in Chief Trophy

Air Force third-year starting seniors Weston Steelhammer, Jacobi Owens, Shayne Davern, Jalen Robinette and Colin Sander will fly home to Colorado Springs knowing they’ll return east for another important football visit in the spring.The Falcons (6-3) will visit the White House as...

Air Force safety brings the Steelehammer

Air Force safety brings the Steelehammer

Weston Steelhammer arrived at the Air Force Academy having wrestled with his tossing-and-turning choice between pursing a college football or baseball career.Air Force wanted the quarterback/safety from Shreveport (Louisiana) Calvary Baptist Academy to play football. The Academy...

Calhoun navigates succeeding a legend

Calhoun navigates succeeding a legend

Ten years ago, Troy Calhoun left the comfort of an NFL offensive coordinator’s job – often a stepping-stone to becoming and NFL head coach — to take on one of the toughest head coaching challenges in college football.That statement, you might be thinking, refers to coaching at a...

Michigan State homecoming for Air Force coach and father

Michigan State homecoming for Air Force coach and father

Air Force assistant football coach John Rudzinski grew up under two strict rules in Green Bay, Wis., before he left home for the Air Force Academy. But the guidelines were unrelated to military academy preparation.His father, former Green Bay Packers and Michigan State...

Steelhammer feels spring optimism for the fall

Steelhammer feels spring optimism for the fall

As a former college baseball recruit, Weston Steelhammer played the sport long enough to understand spring optimism and the rite of passage in the diamond game. That definition changed, though, once the former Alabama baseball recruit cast his future with the Air Force Academy...