The Air Force Falcons (8-1) and the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors (3-7) square off on Saturday, November 11, 2023 at the Clarence T.C. Ching Athletics Complex in a battle of MWC opponents.
This matchup will be available on SPEC.
When is Air Force vs. Hawaii and when does it start?
This matchup between the Falcons and Rainbow Warriors will take place on Saturday, November 11, 2023. You should expect the kickoff at 11:00 PM ET.
Where to watch Air Force vs. Hawaii
The Falcons and Rainbow Warriors will hit the gridiron at Clarence T.C. Ching Athletics Complex for this matchup on November 11, and if you’d like to catch the action live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!
What channel is the game on?
You can catch this game live on SPEC.
Air Force vs. Hawaii Game Preview
Air Force Stats & Insights
In their last game, the Falcons lost 23-3 to the Army Black Knights.
Defensively, Air Force has been a top-25 unit, ranking third-best by allowing only 241.4 yards per game. The offense ranks 83rd (370.0 yards per game).
While the Falcons rank worst in the FBS in passing offense with 83.9 passing yards per game, it’s been a different situation defensively, as they rank fifth-best (157.4 passing yards per game allowed).
Air Force has been clicking on all fronts in the running game this season, ranking best in rushing offense (286.1 rushing yards per game) and sixth-best in rushing defense (84.0 rushing yards allowed per game).
The Falcons have the 48th-ranked offense this year (30.2 points per game), and they’ve been more effective defensively, ranking fifth-best with only 14.4 points allowed per game.
Hawaii Stats & Insights
The Falcons played the Army Black Knights in their most recent game, losing 23-3.
Hawaii ranks 97th with 344.5 total yards per contest on offense, and it ranks 73rd with 380.4 total yards allowed per contest on the defensive side of the ball.
With 279.3 passing yards per game on offense, the Rainbow Warriors rank 27th in the FBS. On defense, they rank 33rd, giving up 203.7 passing yards per contest.
Hawaii has been unproductive on both offense and defense in terms of rushing this season, ranking worst in rushing yards (65.2 per game) and 24th-worst in rushing yards surrendered (176.7 per game).
The Rainbow Warriors’ defense has been bottom-25 in scoring defense this season, surrendering 34.0 points per game, which ranks 14th-worst in the FBS. Offensively, they rank 108th with 21.5 points per contest.
Air Force Key Players to Watch
Emmanuel Michel has carried the ball 163 times for a team-high 733 yards (81.4 per game), with nine touchdowns this year.
Jared Roznos’ 332 receiving yards (47.4 yards per game) pace all receivers on the team. He’s totaled 11 receptions and two touchdowns.
Dane Kinamon has totaled 126 receiving yards (21.0 yards per game) and two touchdowns, hauling in five passes this year.
Brandon Engel has hauled in five receptions for 82 yards (16.4 ypg) this season.
Hawaii Key Players to Watch
Brayden Schager has thrown for 2,751 yards (275.1 ypg) to lead Hawaii, completing 62.3% of his passes and collecting 21 touchdown passes and 12 interceptions this season.
Landon Sims has carried the ball 42 times for a team-high 202 yards (25.3 per game), with one touchdown this year.
This season Jordan Johnson has piled up 169 yards (28.2 per game) on 32 attempts.
Steven McBride’s team-high 775 receiving yards (77.5 yards per game) have come on 46 receptions with seven touchdowns.
Pofele Ashlock has put up a 659-yard season so far (65.9 receiving yards per game) with seven touchdowns, reeling in 60 passes.
Alex Perry’s 22 grabs are good enough for 249 yards (31.1 ypg) and three touchdowns.