Air Force Academy, Colo. (NWN) — Brad Roberts raced for two touchdowns, Emmanuel Mitchell in a rush of 123 yards and a score as the Air Force struck 511 yards on the ground to defeat UNLV 48-14 in the season-ender on Friday. fixed.
Mitchell did 12 times and scored from the 2-yard line in the third quarter as 14 players ran the ball for the Falcons (9-3, 6-2 Mountain West Conference). The Air Force attempted a no pass but had the advantage of over 20 minutes in 69 ongoing plays and possession time.
Roberts scored both of his touchdowns for 1 and 3 yards in the first quarter.
Brandon Lewis scored in the second quarter as Air Force took a lead of 181 yards on the ground in the first half, taking a 24–0 lead. Lewis took a pitch right and flashed a through hole in line, accelerating the far edge for a 41-yard touchdown run.
The Falcons ran for 413 yards after three quarters to take a 41-7 lead in fourth place. The Air Force finished at the top of the conference’s Mountain Division standings with Utah State, but lost by four points to the Aggies in September.
Charles Williams ran 16 times for 137 yards and scored both touchdowns for UNLV (2-10, 2-6). Justin Rogers was passing 8-for-18 for 127 yards.
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