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Brent Briggeman

AFA Reporter

  • 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...

  • Veteran assistant coaches fitting in as hoped for the Air Force defense

    Updated: Thu, Oct 9, 2014

    Troy Timmerman marvels at Tim Cross's communication skills. On the fly, the new Air Force defensive line coach can launch into a story about running away from a dog as a child with his bother and sister - and the story will always relate exactly to what Air Force is working on at...

  • Canceled military air flight puts wrinkle in big Air Force volleyball trip

    Updated: Thu, Oct 9, 2014

    Air Force volleyball coach Matt McShane was set to board a United Airlines plane at Denver International Airport on Wednesday evening, hoping that the rest of his traveling party would, in fact, arrive in Las Vegas within 20 minutes of him. The volleyball team, setting out on a key...

  • Shuffling on offensive line an issue for Air Force

    Updated: Wed, Oct 8, 2014

    So, remember last year when Air Force shuffled through four starting quarterbacks in the first seven games? If you’re a fan of the Falcons – and since you’re reading an Air Force blog I’ll assume you support these future airmen or are at least fly-curious – then of course you...

  • Air Force AD Hans Mueh will leave projects, praise behind when he leaves in January

    Updated: Wed, Oct 8, 2014

    Long after Hans Mueh retires as Air Force's athletic director in January, projects he has worked to establish figure to benefit Falcons athletics. It was under Mueh's watch that the academy built the Holaday Athletic Center, a $15.5 million, 92,000-square-foot indoor practice...

  • Utah State injury opens the door for another standout to face Air Force

    Updated: Tue, Oct 7, 2014

    Any relief Air Force might have felt in dodging Utah State Heisman hopeful Chuckie Keeton was quieted in a hurry. Just as he did in going 6-1 after a Keeton injury last year, sophomore Darell Garretson provided quality play when thrust into a starting role and led the Aggies past...

  • Air Force football ditches charter flight, returns to military roots

    Updated: Tue, Oct 7, 2014

    Air Force will travel to Saturday's game at Utah State through military air, the first time the football team will have traveled via that mode since the mid-1990s. Air Force will take a C-17 based out of March Air Reserve Base in Riverside, Calif., into Hill Air Force Base, which is...

  • Air Force coordinator Q&A: Defensive coach Steve Russ

    Updated: Tue, Oct 7, 2014

    Air Force defensive backs coach/defensive coordinator Steve Russ talks to The Gazette's Brent Briggeman, looking back at a 30-21 victory over Navy and ahead to Saturday's game at Utah State:   After the game Saturday everybody said there weren’t a lot of scheme changes that...

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