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Brent Briggeman

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  • Mountain West notebook: Week 8

    Published: Tue, Oct 14, 2014

    MOUNTAIN DIVISION   AIR FORCE Spoiler alert – the ball is going to spend a lot of time on the ground at Falcon Stadium yet again this week. Air Force, which boasts the nation’s No. 12 running attack, hosts New Mexico and its eighth-ranked ground game. With this falling two...

  • Air Force coordinator conversations: Defense's Steve Russ

    Published: Tue, Oct 14, 2014

    Air Force defensive coordinator/defensive backs coach Steve Russ talks with The Gazette's Brent Briggeman:   Defensive linemen are making a lot of tackles this year, particularly behind the line of scrimmage. Is that an effort and talent issue on their part, or is it...

  • Air Force coordinator conversations: Offense's Mike Thiessen

    Published: Tue, Oct 14, 2014

    Air Force offensive coordinator/wide receivers coach Mike Thiessen talks with The Gazette's Brent Briggeman:   It was another one of those games – like Wyoming – where some missed opportunities in the red zone hurt you. One that stood out was a third-down play in the second...

  • Air Force hoops picked 9th in preseason Mountain West poll

    Published: Tue, Oct 14, 2014

    Air Force was picked ninth out of 11 in the Mountain West preseason media poll that was released Tuesday morning. San Diego State was a near unanimous choice to repeat as league champions. The Falcons could start as many as five seniors this year and figure to be led by forward...

  • Several Falcons miss practice with injuries

    Updated: Tue, Oct 14, 2014

    A number of key players missed or were limited in Air Force practice Monday, but coach Troy Calhoun wasn't ready to say if the injuries would keep any of them out of this week's game against New Mexico. Receiver Garrett Brown, safety Jamal Byrd and outside linebacker Dexter Walker...

  • Emptying the notebook: Extra items from Air Force's loss at Utah State

    Updated: Mon, Oct 13, 2014

    We have full coverage of Saturday's game at Utah State at gazette.com, but here are some items that slipped through:   No excuses for seniors If you’re not only a fan of Air Force football, but of the larger purpose of creating military leaders, you’ll like what a pair of...

  • QB Kale Pearson's health not a concern for Air Force, but two areas are

    Updated: Sun, Oct 12, 2014

    LOGAN, UTAH - It was early morning Sunday when Kale Pearson spoke with media outside the locker room at Utah State. His left shoulder was encased in ice, but the right-hander wasn't concerned about it after a 34-16 loss to the Aggies. Pearson had sprained it before this season, so he...

  • Terrible start, second-quarter stretch spell doom for Air Force at Utah State

    Updated: Sun, Oct 12, 2014

    LOGAN, Utah - Air Force lost 34-16 at Utah State late Saturday, but in so many ways it could have been much, much worse. The Falcons trailed by 25 points at halftime and had lost quarterback Kale Pearson to an injury. But Pearson came back and, to a large extent, so did the Falcons....

  • Air Force has chance for redemption at Utah State

    Updated: Sat, Oct 11, 2014

    To grasp the emotional undercurrent for Air Force as it faces a rematch with Utah State on Saturday, it's important to know what occurred Sept. 7, 2013 at Falcons Stadium. The Aggies were playing their first Mountain West game that day. They had won the Western Athletic Conference...

  • Air Force coordinators feel "empowered" by offseason reshuffle

    Updated: Thu, Oct 9, 2014

    Mike Thiessen saw no danger in calling for a pass with Air Force facing a fourth-and-2 against Navy inside the final minute. The play resulted in a touchdown, Air Force won, and Thiessen and the Falcons coaches celebrated in the press box. Thiessen isn't new to play-calling...

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