San Diego State to Host Air Force in 2015 Sports Authority Mountain West Football Championship Game
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - By virtue of its higher composite computer average in the rankings of Sunday, Nov. 29, San Diego State will host Air Force in the 2015 Sports Authority Mountain West Football Championship Game on Saturday, Dec. 5 at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego. Kickoff is set for 4:30 p.m. PT and will be televised on ESPN2.
The Aztecs (8-0 MW, 9-3 overall), led by fifth-year head coach Rocky Long, clinched the West Division on Nov. 21 with their 52-14 victory at UNLV. SDSU, who was MW tri-champions in 2012, is in search of its first outright Mountain West football title. It would also be the Aztecs' first outright football crown overall since 1986.Under ninth-year head coach Troy Calhoun, the Falcons (6-2 MW, 8-4 overall) captured the Mountain Division after a 37-30 victory at Boise State on Nov. 20. Air Force is seeking its first Mountain West football title and fourth overall league crown. The last time the Falcons won a football championship was in 1998 when they defeated BYU 20-13 in the Western Athletic Conference title game.
Air Force and San Diego State did not meet this season. The Falcons lead the series with the Aztecs 19-14, but SDSU has the advantage in San Diego 8-7 and is currently riding a five-game win streak in the series.