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Brent Briggeman

AFA Reporter

  • Future promising thanks to young Air Force contributors

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    BOISE, Idaho - David Harris, Jalen Robinette and Nate Romine huddled close together along with their mothers for pictures after the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl, the Air Force sophomores smiling despite the cold runoff in the dimly lit area outside the locker room under the bleachers of...

  • A Q&A with Air Force athletic director Hans Mueh

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    Soon-to-be outgoing Air Force athletic director Hans Mueh caught up with The Gazette's Brent Briggeman for a brief conversation after the Falcons defeated Western Michigan 38-24 in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl on Saturday in Boise. Question: Aside from a few basketball games, this is...

  • Fans largely stay away from Air Force bowl game victory in the cold Boise rain

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    BOISE, Idaho - The rain held off long enough for Air Force fans to enjoy tailgating, but that was where the cooperation from Mother Nature ceased as the Falcons won a bowl game for the first time in four years in frigid, wet conditions. The blue turf and everything else at Albertsons...

  • Odds and ends from Air Force's victory in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    PLAYER OF THE GAME Shayne Davern, Air Force fullback Davern ran for 101 yards and two touchdowns, but his real contribution was the demoralizing fashion in which he did it. All of the sophomore's yards were up the middle, and by halftime he had rumbled for 92 yards and two...

  • Air Force loses tailback Devin Rushing to shoulder injury

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    Already playing without 1,000-yard rusher Jacobi Owens, Air Force lost Devin Rushing to a shoulder injury on a highlight play. Air Force faced a fourth-and-goal situation from the 1 when it gave it to Rushing on the right side. He was hit hard and spun in the air, landing on the goal...

  • Air Force completes turnaround with bowl victory over Western Michigan

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    BOISE, Idaho - From 10 losses to 10 wins. Air Force completed its program's extreme makeover with a 38-24 victory over Western Michigan that required plenty of pounding from the fullbacks and some escape artistry from the defense. It was the defense, so porous a year ago when the...

  • Nick Fitzgerald, Air Force figure to play closer to pain free after three weeks off

    Yesterday

    Nick Fitzgerald ran through his list of injuries the same way he played through them, in a matter-of-fact fashion that seemed not to bother him. "I've had a knee sprain, I've had an ankle sprain and a foot sprain," the 290-pound Air Force defensive lineman said. "They've all kind of...

  • Air Force, Western Michigan achieved similar turnarounds by taking different paths

    Yesterday

    BOISE, Idaho - Troy Calhoun has been asked about this season's turnaround before the turnaround had even begun. And from Mountain West media day in July through press conferences for bowl week, the only thing that has changed is the tense of the Air Force coach's verbs. "We'll have a...

  • Pearson's legacy at Air Force complicated by injury that limited his time as starter

    Updated: Fri, Dec 19, 2014

    Nothing has come easy for Kale Pearson at Air Force. That won't change after he's gone, either, as establishing a legacy with the Falcons looks complicated for Pearson. Limited to just one year as the starting quarterback, Pearson's lasting imprint on the program figures to be...

  • Lyons, Yon help Air Force past tougher-than-expected challenge from D-II foe

    Updated: Thu, Nov 20, 2014

    Trevor Lyons received a pregame text of encouragement from his older brother, Michael, but the message neglected to mention that Michael would actually be on hand for Trevor's home debut with Air Force. But Michael was four rows up from the floor at Clune Arena to watch his freshman...

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