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Brent Briggeman

AFA Reporter

  • Air Force appears to be well short of Potato Bowl ticket-sales allotment

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    Air Force has sold 3,500 tickets to the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl, a number which likely falls well short of its allotment. The Falcons' Association of Graduates has also canceled, or at least downsized, a pregame tailgate before Saturday's game against Western Michigan in Boise,...

  • Air Force linebacker Jordan Pierce has sustained high level of play in surprising season

    Updated: 21 hr ago

    Jordan Pierce sat on a table in the trainer's room and contemplated the question. A member of the training staff had asked the Air Force linebacker what it had been that allowed him to put together a season like he has - one in which the senior has led the Falcons in tackles and made...

  • Air Force hopes running game will provide advantage in bowl game

    Updated: Mon, Dec 15, 2014

    Kale Pearson has no lofty aspirations when it comes to throwing the ball in his final game as Air Force's quarterback. "I'd love to be able to run it every single play," the senior said, "because I think that's when we're very successful." He's right, of course. Air Force has...

  • Air Force's Yon earns honor from Mountain West

    Updated: Mon, Dec 15, 2014

    Air Force’s Max Yon was named Mountain West player of the week after averaging 22.5 points and shooting 61.9 percent in a pair of home victories. Yon, a senior guard, is averaging 15.9 points per game, the fourth highest average in the conference. He has five 20-point games this...

  • Standout sophomore receiver Jalen Robinette intends to stick around for Air Force

    Updated: Mon, Dec 15, 2014

    If you're an Air Force football fan, you've probably asked yourself this question at some point: Will Jalen Robinette stick around? The standout sophomore wide receiver has heard the question, too. "I've been asked that by a few people," Robinette said. "There's no reason to leave....

  • Ball movement the key as Air Force blows past Arkansas-Pine Bluff

    Updated: Sun, Dec 14, 2014

    Facing a zone defense that took it away from its normal motion offense and back-door cuts, Air Force attacked Arkansas-Pine Bluff by passing. And passing. And passing. With quick ball movement that kept the Falcons from even putting the ball on the floor, where the Golden Lions...

  • Michael Husar's upcoming graduation not what he expected, but no less special

    Updated: Sun, Dec 14, 2014

    Through long days, early mornings and stressful times at the Air Force Academy, Michael Husar always had an image of the graduation that marked the finish line. He didn't picture it like this. The senior guard, a first-team all-Mountain West selection this season, will graduate in a...

  • Allegiance will be tested for Air Force coach who played, coached for bowl opponent

    Updated: Sat, Dec 13, 2014

    Jake Moreland wasn't near a television or computer when bowl announcements were made this past Sunday. Turns out, he didn't need to be. His phone lit up with texts and tweets informing him that his old world and new world were going to collide in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl on Dec....

  • Air Force coordinator conversations: Offense's Mike Thiessen

    Published: Fri, Dec 12, 2014

    Air Force offensive coordinator/receivers coach Mike Thiessen talks to The Gazette's Brent Briggeman as the Falcons prepare for the Dec. 20 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl against Western Michigan in Boise, Idaho.   What are you seeing going into this one? That’s a good question....

  • Air Force coordinator conversations: Defense's Steve Russ

    Updated: Fri, Dec 12, 2014

    Air Force defensive coordinator/defensive secondary coach Steve Russ talks to The Gazette's Brent Briggeman as the team prepares to face Western Michigan in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl on Dec. 20 in Boise, Idaho.   Tell me what you see in this Western Michigan team....