MWC foes meet when the Air Force Falcons (4-0) and the San Diego State Aztecs (2-3) play on Saturday, September 30, 2023 at Falcon Stadium.
You’ll want to head to CBS Sports for the upcoming game featuring the Falcons and Aztecs.
When is Air Force vs. San Diego State and when does it start?
This matchup between the Falcons and Aztecs will take place on Saturday, September 30, 2023. Be ready to see the kickoff at 8:00 PM ET.
Where to watch Air Force vs. San Diego State
The Falcons and Aztecs will take to the gridiron at Falcon Stadium for this matchup on September 30, and if you would like to catch the game live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!
What channel is the game on?
You can catch this game live on CBS Sports.
Watch the Air Force vs. San Diego State live stream on Fubo
Free Live Stream Online: Start your free Fubo trial today!
Air Force vs. San Diego State Game Preview
Air Force Stats & Insights
The Falcons played the San Jose State Spartans in their most recent game, winning 45-20.
Air Force sports the 64th-ranked offense this season (397.3 yards per game), and has been even better on defense, ranking second-best with just 225.3 yards allowed per game.
While the Falcons rank third-worst in the FBS in passing offense with 55.3 passing yards per game, it’s been a different situation on defense, as they rank 13th-best (161.0 passing yards per game allowed).
Air Force has been a tough opponent for opposing teams in the running game, ranking top-25 in both rushing offense (best with 342.0 rushing yards per game) and rushing defense (fourth-best with 64.3 rushing yards allowed per game) this year.
The Falcons rank 39th in points scored this year (34.8 points per game), but they’ve been playing really well on the defensive side of the ball, ranking 14th-best in the FBS with 12.8 points allowed per game.
San Diego State Stats & Insights
The Falcons head into this matchup following a 45-20 win over the San Jose State Spartans in their last game.
San Diego State’s defense has been a bottom-25 unit in total defense this season, allowing 430.2 total yards per game, which ranks 12th-worst. On the offensive side of the ball, it ranks 98th with 344.4 total yards per contest.
The Aztecs rank 101st in passing yards per game (195.2), but they’ve been less effective on the other side of the ball, ranking 25th-worst in the FBS with 265.8 passing yards allowed per contest.
San Diego State is compiling 149.2 rushing yards per contest on offense this season (72nd-ranked). Meanwhile, it is surrendering 164.4 rushing yards per contest (101st-ranked) on defense.
The Aztecs rank 107th in the FBS with 21.2 points per game on offense, and they rank 86th with 27.2 points given up per game on the defensive side of the ball.
Air Force Key Players to Watch
The team’s top rusher, Emmanuel Michel, has carried the ball 73 times for 322 yards (80.5 per game), with six touchdowns this year.
Jared Roznos’ 166 receiving yards (55.3 yards per game) lead all receivers on the team. He’s totaled four receptions and one touchdown.
Brandon Engel has hauled in one pass for 28 yards (14.0 yards per game) this year.
John Lee Eldridge III’s one catch is good enough for 14 yards (3.5 ypg).
San Diego State Key Players to Watch
Jalen Mayden leads San Diego State with 944 passing yards (188.8 ypg) on 85-of-137 passing with four touchdowns and four interceptions this season. He also has 268 rushing yards (53.6 ypg) on 57 carries while scoring three touchdowns on the ground.
This season Jaylon Armstead has rushed for 228 yards (45.6 per game) on 48 carries with four touchdowns.
Mark Redman’s team-leading 193 receiving yards (38.6 yards per game) have come on 16 receptions with two touchdowns.
Brionne Penny has collected 187 receiving yards (46.8 yards per game), reeling in 13 passes this year.
Baylin Brooks’ 10 receptions this season have resulted in 177 yards (44.3 ypg) and one touchdown.