Air Force beats Baylor 30-15 in Freezing Cold Armed Forces Bowl

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Air Force players raise their arms after a 30-15 win over Baylor in the Armed Forces Bowl NCAA college football game in Fort Worth, Texas, Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Haaziq Daniels had a short scoring run and threw a touchdown pass in Air Force’s 30-15 victory over Baylor in cold conditions Thursday night in the Armed Forces Bowl.

The game kicked off with a temperature of 13 degrees and a wind chill of minus 4 at Amon G. Carter Stadium, the home of TCU, Baylor’s Big 12 rival.

Coldest weather Baylor ever played in

Baylor officials announced it was the coldest kickoff temperature in the history of the program. Daniels had a 2-yard touchdown run and a 15-yard scored pass out of Air Force’s run-oriented triple-option offense.

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Brad Roberts rushed for two touchdowns, and Matthew Dapore had a 37-yard field goal for the Falcons. Robert ran for 116 yards, his school-record 20th career game with triple-digit rushing yardage.