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Brent Briggeman

AFA Reporter

  • Air Force football notes: Early woes strike again on the road

    Updated: Sat, Nov 22, 2014

    Early woes strike Falcons again on the road When San Diego State scored first on Friday night, it marked the fourth consecutive road game that Air Force found itself on the wrong side of the game's first points. The Aztecs scored a touchdown on their first possession - the third...

  • Davern returns home with a new position, same toughness

    Updated: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

    The last time Shayne Davern played football in the San Diego area, he was a linebacker. When the Carlsbad, Calif., native returns Friday, it will be as an integral part of the Air Force running game. "I've had some friends come out to see me, and my dad and uncle have were just out...

  • Air Force player spotlight: Quarterback Nate Romine

    Updated: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

    It was against San Diego State last season that Nate Romine, just four months removed from high school graduation and still a bit fatigued from basic training, saw his first prolonged game action in a relief appearance. He made his first start the following week against Notre Dame...

  • Air Force vs. San Diego State: By the numbers

    Updated: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

    A look at Friday's matchup between Air Force and San Diego State by the numbers.

  • Air Force’s 1,000-yard running back out for rest of the season

    Updated: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

    Jacobi Owens announced on Instagram that he will miss the rest of the season with a right foot injury. The Air Force running back finishes the season with 1,054 rushing yards, the first sophomore tailback to reach the 1,000 yards in program history. He will have surgery Friday to...

  • 3 subplots in Friday night's Air Force-San Diego State game

    Updated: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

    Here are three keys when Air Force visits San Diego State in a 7:30 p.m. Friday Mountain West Conference game: 1 - Can Pumphrey get to the edge? Air Force has pretty well established that it can handle anything defensively within the tackles. It’s on the outside that it is...

  • 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...

  • Air Force coach sees a lot of Barry Sanders in San Diego State tailback

    Updated: Wed, Nov 19, 2014

    San Diego State has produced some special tailbacks, with Marshall Faulk and Ronnie Hillman coming instantly to mind. Coach Troy Calhoun mentioned both of them when finding a comparable athlete to Donnel Pumphrey, the runner Air Force must contend with Friday night. But he had to go...

  • Mountain West notebook: Week 13

    Published: Wed, Nov 19, 2014

    News and notes from beat writers around the conference: MOUNTAIN DIVISION   AIR FORCE Kale Pearson subscribes to the same theory many athletes take when it comes to statistics: Win and they’ll take care of themselves. Well, as the Air Force quarterback keeps leading...

  • Air Force's Calhoun one of 20 semifinalists for coach of the year award

    Updated: Wed, Nov 19, 2014

    Taking Air Force from a two-win season to eight victories so far has landed Troy Calhoun among the semifinalists for the Maxwell Football Club Collegiate Coach of the Year Award. Alabama's Nick Saban and Colorado State's Jim McElwain were among the 20 semifinalists announced...

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