1977 Air Force Falcons football team

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1977 Air Force Falcons football
Air Force Falcons logo 1963-1994.png
ConferenceIndependent
1977 record2–8–1
Head coachBen Martin (20th season)
Home stadiumFalcon Stadium
Seasons
← 1976
1978 →
1977 NCAA Division I Independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 1 Notre Dame           11 1 0
No. 5 Penn State           11 1 0
Colgate           10 1 0
No. 16 San Diego State           10 1 0
Tennessee State           8 1 1
No. 14 Florida State           10 2 0
North Texas State           10 1 0*
No. 8 Pittsburgh           9 2 1
East Carolina           8 3 0
Rutgers           8 3 0
Army           7 4 0
Louisville           7 4 1
Boston College           6 5 0
Cincinnati           5 4 2
Georgia Tech           6 5 0
Memphis State           6 5 0
Northwestern State           6 5 0
Syracuse           6 5 0
William & Mary           6 5 0
Southern Miss           6 5 0
Temple           5 5 1
Hawaii           5 6 0
Navy           5 6 0
West Virginia           5 6 0
South Carolina           5 7 0
Utah State           4 7 0
Villanova           4 7 0
Illinois State           3 7 1
Virginia Tech           3 7 1
Indiana State           3 7 0
Miami (FL)           3 8 0
Richmond           3 8 0
Tulane           3 8 0
Air Force           2 8 1
Holy Cross           2 8 0
Northeast Louisiana           2 9 0
  • North Texas State (originally 9–2–0) awarded a forfeit win after Mississippi State was found to be using an ineligible player.[1]
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1977 Air Force Falcons football team represented the United States Air Force Academy in the 1977 NCAA Division I football season as an independent. They were led by twentieth–year head coach Ben Martin, in his final season. The Falcons played their home games at Falcon Stadium in Colorado Springs, Colorado. They were outscored by their opponents 114–296 and finished with a record of 2 wins, 8 losses, and 1 tie (2–8–1).

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 10at WyomingT 0–0
September 17at CaliforniaL 14–24
September 24PacificW 15–13
October 1at Georgia TechL 3–30
October 8at NavyL 7–10
October 15Arizona State
  • Falcon Stadium
  • Colorado Springs, CO
L 14–37
October 22at BaylorL 7–38
October 29Boston College
  • Falcon Stadium
  • Colorado Springs, CO
L 14–36
November 5Army
  • Falcon Stadium
  • Colorado Springs, CO (Commander-in-Chief's Trophy)
L 6–31
November 12Vanderbilt
  • Falcon Stadium
  • Colorado Springs, CO
W 34–28
November 19at No. 6 Notre DameL 0–49
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

Personnel[edit]

1977 Air Force Falcons football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
  Paul Williams
QB Dave Ziebart
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
K Terry Harris
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured Injured
  • Redshirt Redshirt

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/years/1977-standings.html
  2. ^ "1977 Air Force Falcons Schedule and Results". Sports-Reference. Retrieved November 22, 2017.