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Brent Briggeman

AFA Reporter

  • Pregame flyovers to return to Air Force football games

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    Jets will once again buzz over Falcon Stadium before Air Force football games. A full reinstatement of pregame flyovers has not been granted, but the academy learned Monday that the former staple will be part of the festivities at least for this week's game against Navy and an Oct....

  • A new conversation surrounds Air Force football after win over Boise State

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    One game has certainly changed the conversation surrounding Air Force's football team. Even if the Falcons themselves wouldn't say it, fans did on message boards and social media. The Commander-in-Chief's Trophy, a bowl game, even a conference title, were all being discussed as real...

  • Air Force beats mistake-prone Boise State

    Updated: Sun, Sep 28, 2014

    Air Force’s win over Boise State was sealed in appropriate fashion, with the ball cradled by Weston Steelhammer after an interception. It was the third pick of the game for the sophomore strong safety and the seventh turnover forced by the Air Force defense. Boise State made things...

  • Air Force's Steelhammer nets national award

    Updated: Sun, Sep 28, 2014

    The first of what figures to be a slew of national and conference awards for Weston Steelhammer arrived on Sunday morning when he was named the defensive Walter Camp Player of the Week. Steelhammer had three interceptions for Air Force in a 28-14 upset of Boise State. The Falcons as...

  • Hans Mueh says he'll retire as Air Force AD as early as January if hire made by then

    Published: Sun, Sep 28, 2014

    Athletic director Hans Mueh says he's willing to slide his retirement date based on when Air Force hires his replacement. Mueh said he'd leave as early as January, but will not stay past June 30, when his contract expires. "It's a sliding target," Mueh said. "But if this thing works...

  • Heavy underdog Air Force asking "why not us?" against Boise State

    Updated: Fri, Sep 26, 2014

    It's the saying in the Air Force weight room. It's the Twitter hashtag. It's probably on a T-shirt somewhere. It's pretty simple: "Why not us?" The Falcons are a smart bunch. They are well-versed in history and know there is a clear answer to their rhetorical questions. Why not...

  • Mueh's retirement plans unchanged despite comment suggesting otherwise

    Updated: Fri, Sep 26, 2014

    Hans Mueh's retirement plans remain the same, with the Air Force athletic director intending to leave his post at the conclusion of his contract after this school year. "I think this may be my last Board of Visitors meeting," Mueh said Monday as he finished his remarks at the...

  • Air Force secondary puts primary focus on film study to identify, fix problems

    Updated: Thu, Sep 25, 2014

    The on-field results for the Air Force pass defense looked all too familiar in the most recent game, but the Falcons insist there are enough off-the-field differences to make the situation correctible. Air Force was torched for 414 passing yards in a 48-38 victory at Georgia State,...

  • Slowing Boise State running back Jay Ajayi no small task for Air Force

    Updated: Wed, Sep 24, 2014

    It doesn't really matter the sport, but Air Force is often at a loss for how to stop a player who is quicker and more physical than you might typically find at a key position. It's a constant problem in basketball, where physical, quick forwards can single-handedly rip a game away...

  • Odd press conference kicks off Boise State week for Air Force

    Updated: Wed, Sep 24, 2014

    Something about playing Boise State seems to have left Air Force football coach Troy Calhoun feeling feisty. Calhoun began his weekly press conference by squeezing into, then struggling to squeeze out of, a formal top to a cadet uniform he found in an adjacent room. "The last time...

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