COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. _ This is the Air Force Academy, so next week's game is supposed to matter more than any of the others the Falcons will play in November.
But does it?
Or, better yet, should it?
Should beating Army be more important than beating Wyoming and Rice?
Should winning the Commander-in-Chief's Trophy mean more than winning the Western Athletic Conference title?
Should being the best of the service academies be good enough?
Not this year.
Not for this team.
Some folks in these parts might consider this blasphemy, maybe even treason, but the fact is: Air Force's No.1 goal in '98 should be …