LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Titus Swen ran for 102 yards and a late fourth-quarter touchdown to give Wyoming a 17-14 victory over Air Force in a Mountain West Conference opener on Friday night.
Swen pushed three defenders into the end zone for a 5-yard touchdown that capped an eight-play, 75-yard drive for Wyoming (3-1, 1-0) with 6:06 remaining. The Cowboys then forced a three-and-out before running out the clock.
Air Force (2-1, 0-1), which entered leading the nation averaging 508.5 yards rushing, was held to 171 yards on the ground. John Lee Eldridge III carried 13 times for 104 yards.
Andrew Peasley had 162 yards passing for the Cowboys. He tossed a 19-yard touchdown pass to Treyton Welch, who made a two-handed, over-the-shoulder catch while falling across the goal line in the second quarter.
Haaziq Daniels threw a pair of touchdown passes for Air Force. Daniels lofted a pass from near the midfield logo to Cade Harris in the end zone that gave the Falcons a 14-10 lead with about 10 minutes left. Daniels connected with David Cormier inside the 10 midway through the third.
Air Force had won two straight in the series, each at home, but has lost four straight in Laramie dating to 2012.