By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher
The Air Force Falcons defeated the UNLV Rebels on Friday night. The Falcons won 41-35 at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The Falcons improved to 3-4 on the season. In addition, this is their first conference win of the season, as now they stand at 1-3 in conference play.
They are now on a one-game win streak after losing to the San Diego State Aztecs in their previous game.
The Rebels fell to 2-5 on the season. They are 0-3 within conference play.
They have now lost four straight games.
Falcons quarterback Isaiah Sanders went 9 of 11 for 217 yards. He also had one touchdown.
Sanders had 21 carries for 173 yards and three touchdowns. Cole Fagan had nine carries for 77 yards and a touchdown. Ronald Cleveland had six carries for 40 yards. Kadin Remsberg had nine carries for 31 yards.
Cleveland had three receptions for 100 yards and a touchdown. Marcus Bennett had two receptions for 44 yards. Geraud Sanders had two receptions for 37 yards.
Rebels quarterback Max Gilliam went 26 of 38 for 261 yards. He also had three touchdowns and an interception.
Lexington Thomas had 20 carries for 108 yards and two touchdowns. Tyleek Collins had a 20-yard carry.
Brandon Presley had seven receptions for 78 yards and a touchdown. Darren Woods Jr. had five receptions for 75 yards and two touchdowns. Giovanni Fauolo had four receptions for 31 yards. Collins also had three receptions for 22 yards.
The Falcons scored three touchdowns in the second half. Sanders scored on an eight-yard rushing touchdown. Fagan also scored on a 49-yard rushing touchdown.
Sanders hit Cleveland for a 69-yard touchdown reception.
The Rebels scored two touchdowns. Gilliam hit Presley for a 10-yard touchdown. Thomas also scored on a two-yard rushing touchdown.
UNLV led 21-20 at halftime. Gilliam hit Woods Jr. for a 10-yard touchdown. Thomas also scored on a 74-yard rushing touchdown.
Gilliam also hit Woods Jr. for a 13-yard touchdown reception.
Falcons’ Sanders scored two first-half touchdowns. Jake Koehnke also made two field goals.