One player who could make a huge impact on that goal is senior quarterback, Tim Jefferson, who will return for one more year with the Falcons to try and finally get his team over the hump.
It looked as if they had a great chance to do just that in 2010 after winning five of their first six games, their only loss coming on the road against the Oklahoma Sooners. Unfortunately for Jefferson and the Falcons, they couldn't match up with three of the conference's strongest teams-San Diego State, TCU, and Utah, losing each of those three games.
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Jefferson finished the 2010 season with 15 rushing touchdowns and became a dangerous rushing option in Air Force's offense. Though his arm strength might be a question, Jefferson showed a few times last season that he was able to step up and deliver a touchdown pass when he needed to.
With his senior season coming up and one last chance to prove himself to pro scouts who will most definitely be watching his progress, Jefferson has something to prove not only to them but to the Mountain West Conference as well.
He has improved in each of his last three seasons as a passer going and has stayed away from opposing defenses, allowing himself to be sacked just five times last season, his second lowest total in his career.
Though there are a few other names people will be watching, do not take your eyes away from this senior quarterback. He just might surprise you.
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