Colorado Springs
26° F
Overcast
Overcast
Advertisement

Five Players Removed From Air Force Football Team

Published On: Aug 04 2012 12:39:03 AM CDT
AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. -

 Five key players at Air Force have been removed from the team, coach Troy Calhoun said Friday when training camp opened.

No reason was given for the removal of safety Anthony Wooding, receiver Mikel Hunter, receiver Brandon Hirneise, linebacker Jamil Cooks and tight end Devin Durden.

Calhoun said the five hadn't been suspended but he wouldn't elaborate on why they weren't on the roster or whether they'd be able to return this season. He said they were still enrolled at the academy.

Calhoun said another player, safety Jay Fullam, would miss the season with a shoulder injury.

The Falcons are already replacing 17 starters who were seniors last year, but QB Connor Dietz told the (Colorado Springs) Gazette that even with the additional departures "depth isn't a concern."

Comments

The views expressed are not those of this company or its affiliated companies. Please note by clicking on "Post" you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms.

blog comments powered by Disqus
Advertisement