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Brent Briggeman

Air Force Academy Sports Reporter

Brent Briggeman has been with the The Gazette since 2006 and began covering Air Force athletics in the fall of 2012. While with The Gazette I've jumped from layout & design to covering the Sky Sox to spending several years overseeing our high school sports coverage. I've written for newspapers at the University of Kansas, St. Joseph, Mo., and Maui. (By the way, one of those things is not like the other)

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Alex Hansen named to Lombardi list, giving Air Force three on major watch lists

By: BRENT BRIGGEMAN brent.briggeman@gazette.com

Air Force has picked up a third spot on a major award watch list.

Senior Alex Hansen was added Tuesday to the Lombardi Watch List, as the award that honors the top down lineman or linebacker in college...

Air Force football continues to avoid serious injuries in fall camp

By: BRENT BRIGGEMAN brent.briggeman@gazette.com

Jalen Robinette didn't practice for Air Force on Monday, as the standout receiver watched from the sidelines in street clothes.

The injury is being called a sore foot and doesn't appear to be serious.

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No votes for Air Force in initial AP Top 25 poll; two opponents ranked

By: Brent Briggeman

Air Force failed to earn a vote in the preseason Associated Press Top 25 poll that was released on Sunday.

But then again, all but two of the Falcons’ opponents were left out as well.

Michigan State...

Air Force backup receiver does all he can to make an impression

By: Brent Briggeman

Andrew Daugherty wasn’t going to change his entire situation with one solid day, but he could force himself into the conversation.

It’s safe to say that’s what the Air Force receiver did this weekend with a...

Air Force's offense still not running at full strength with missing parts

By: BRENT BRIGGEMAN brent.briggeman@gazette.com

Air Force's defense seemed to have the upper hand as the team scrimmaged on Fan Day at Falcon Stadium on Saturday.

You probably shouldn't bother getting too excited or concerned over that, as the offensive...

Air Force football notes: Fan Day continues to grow

By: BRENT BRIGGEMAN The Gazette

Fan Day continues to grow

Several hundred fans came out Saturday morning for Fan Day, which included an inflatable slide, human hamster balls, face painting, giveaways, a beer garden and, most of all,...

Pierce's shadow lingers over potential replacements at linebacker

By: BRENT BRIGGEMAN brent.briggeman@gazette.com

The linebackers vying for a spot on Air Force's defense know what others are saying about them.

Whoever wins the battle to start on the inside with Connor Healy will face comparisons to the player they will...

Competition at inside linebacker unresolved as Air Force preps for scrimmage

By: BRENT BRIGGEMAN brent.briggeman@gazette.com

With four linebackers essentially competing for one spot, Fan Day at Falcon Stadium on Saturday may have a few not-exactly-kid-friendly moments.

The scrimmage, which begins at 9:30 a.m. and will include a...