Air Force quarterback Tim Jefferson has taken most of his normal repetitions in practice and looks ready to play this week, although Falcons coach Troy Calhoun still wouldn’t proclaim him ready to start Saturday against Army. Jefferson broke his nose last week.
“We’ll find out as we get later in the week,” Calhoun said. “Watching him move and breathe, he has made good progress.”
The report on Army quarterback Trent Steelman isn’t as optimistic. According to the Times Herald-Record, Steelman did not practice today. He has a sprained ankle. In a press conference Tuesday, Army coach Rich Ellerson said Steelman would be evaluated in practice today, if he could participate, and that would go a long way in determining his status for Saturday’s game.
As for Jefferson, all the signs have been positive this week. There were no issues with Jefferson’s orbital bones, according to Calhoun, which could have kept him out.
“If there’s any way at all, he’ll play,” Calhoun said. “He’s a warrior and a great, great competitor.”