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The thought of doing something daring crossed Air Force coach Troy Calhoun's mind earlier in the game, but he decided to squirrel it away for the right time.
Back before he decided to concentrate on football, Tim Jefferson had another love: basketball.
Tim Jefferson has more wins as a starter than any quarterback in Air Force history. He's 24-11 when taking the first snaps.
Navy endured a year of misery after losing to Air Force last season.
Tim Jefferson scored twice and hit Jonathan Warzeka on touchdown passes of 53 and 63 yards, and Jordan Waiwaiole returned a fumble 63 yards for another score as Air Force beat Army 42-22 on Saturday to win the Commander-in-Chief's Trophy for the 17th time.
Tim Jefferson threw two TD passes and ran for two more, helping Air Force pull away in the second half from Northwestern State 65-21 on Saturday in a game that was marred by three neck injuries.
Like countless other college running backs, Air Force senior Jared Tew worked on his routes over the summer.
"I thought we were kicking it," Air Force quarterback Tim Jefferson said. "To my surprise, we were running the fake. If we would have made that two-point conversion, would we be having this same conversation?"
"I'm always cool, calm and collected going down the field," Jefferson said. "I hit that pass to Zack, and I let out a little bit of exuberation. I was happy. ... We were on the verge of tying the game."