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Brent Briggeman

AFA Reporter

  • 8 takeaways from Air Force's overtime win over Nevada

    Updated: Mon, Nov 17, 2014

    A look back at Air Force's 45-38 overtime win over Nevada on Saturday at Falcon Stadium. 8 Victories for Air Force, the fifth time in eight years it has reached that total under coach Troy Calhoun 15 Consecutive field goals streak that ended for Air Force's Will Conant when he...

  • Air Force beats Nevada in frigid overtime thriller

    Updated: Sun, Nov 16, 2014

    In a game that saw a 83 points worth of big plays on each side, it was an offensive lineman jumping on a loose ball that made the difference. Air Force right tackle A.J. Ruechel covered up teammate Devin Rushing’s fumble in overtime, and three plays later the Falcons scored the...

  • Air Force notes: Injured Nevada receiver stays in Colorado Springs

    Updated: Sun, Nov 16, 2014

    Nevada kept Hasaan Henderson in Colorado Springs for observation after a hit kept him on the ground and led to a stoppage of about 8 minutes before he was carted off on a stretcher. Henderson had movement in all limbs and was alert, but the team kept him behind to be safe....

  • Competition between Air Force, Nevada quarterbacks lives up to its billing

    Updated: Sat, Nov 15, 2014

    With the ease in which he's secured the reins of his position, it's easy to forget that senior Kale Pearson is enjoying his first and only ride as Air Force's quarterback. With Nevada's Cody Fajardo on the other side, Pearson looked forward to what looked like it might be a shootout...

  • Army hands Air Force season-opening loss

    Updated: Fri, Nov 14, 2014

    WEST POINT, N.Y. — Kyle Wilson scored 24 points, Tanner Plomb added 22 more, and Army beat Air Force 84-78 Friday night in the season opener for both teams. Kevin Ferguson added 10 points for the Black Knights as well as a team leading six boards. Dylan Cox finished with a team high...

  • Willingness to make difficult personnel decisions has benefited Air Force

    Updated: Fri, Nov 14, 2014

    Air Force coaches have been credited for pushing the right buttons during a resurgent football season. Defensive coordinator Steve Russ has earned praise for his aggressive defense. Offensive coordinator Mike Thiessen has pleased fans by calling games that include the running success...

  • Air Force athletic corporation CEO Dermot Coll resigns

    Updated: Fri, Nov 14, 2014

    The change in leadership atop Air Force athletic operations will grow more extensive, as financial head Dermot Coll announced his resignation on Friday. Coll had served as the Chief Executive Officer of the Air Force Academy Athletic Corporation since its creation in July 2013. He...

  • Three subplots for the Air Force vs, Nevada game

    Updated: Fri, Nov 14, 2014

    Fourth-quarter drama 1 Assuming this game is close going into the fourth quarter - and that's a fairly safe assumption - the final 15 minutes should be fun to watch. Nevada leads the nation with a +73 margin in the fourth quarter, thanks largely to the defense holding opponents to 12...

  • Air Force vs. Nevada: By the numbers

    Updated: Fri, Nov 14, 2014

    A look at the Air Force vs. Nevada matchup "by the numbers."

  • Air Force spotlight player: Running back D.J. Johnson

    Updated: Fri, Nov 14, 2014

    It is not necessary to watch D.J. Johnson play football to identify his style. You don't even need to see him in pads. You just need to see him walk. Low to the ground with muscles coiled around his 5-foot-9, 227-pound frame, Johnson looks every bit as explosive strolling down a...

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