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Brent Briggeman

AFA Reporter

  • Prolific passing game could have been much better for Air Force

    Updated: Mon, Sep 8, 2014

    Kale Pearson’s career night could have been so, so much better. The Air Force senior quarterback went 17 of 23 for 226 yards with no touchdowns or interceptions. It was the best throwing performance for a Falcons quarterback in nearly two years. “It wasn’t necessarily our game...

  • Air Force left picking up the pieces after disappointing loss at Wyoming

    Updated: Sun, Sep 7, 2014

    Air Force's season narrative is as uncertain as ever. For months, Saturday's game at Wyoming was highlighted as a key tilt, a chance to evaluate the impact of changes in philosophy and personnel. This was the game that was going to determine the direction of the season. Well, the...

  • Wyoming rallies to beat Air Force in final minute

    Updated: Sun, Sep 7, 2014

    Jalen Robinette said he’d go to bed in the early hours of Sunday morning thinking of the pass just beyond his fingertips that he failed to haul in for Air Force. “It’s going to play in my head when I lay down,” Robinette said of the third-quarter play that saw him spring open for...

  • Palmer graduate Rufran has seen big changes on offense as Wyoming receiver

    Updated: Sat, Sep 6, 2014

    Dominic Rufran tried not to judge too quickly, but entering his senior season as a receiver at Wyoming he certainly wasn't encouraged by what he was hearing from his new coach. "I definitely had a lot of uncertainty," said Rufran, a Colorado Springs native and Palmer High School...

  • QB Kale Pearson happy to be running a traditional Air Force offense

    Published: Fri, Sep 5, 2014

    Of all the compliments Kale Pearson has received since returning from an ACL injury and leading Air Force to an opening-week victory, one really resonated. "Somebody mentioned that we looked like an 'Air Force football team,'" Pearson said. "That made me feel good. Those teams were...

  • Air Force coach excited for the Broncos' Ben Garland

    Updated: Thu, Sep 4, 2014

    Troy Calhoun recalled with perfect clarity a moment after learning Ben Garland had broken his hand in practice. Meeting with the trainer and Garland, the Air Force coach braced himself for the news. Where was the break, he wondered. Would it be five weeks? Six weeks? How long would...

  • Events of recent years have added fire to Air Force-Wyoming rivalry

    Published: Thu, Sep 4, 2014

    Air Force players haven't forgotten what transpired on their field against Wyoming last year. There was the long celebration - one that drew an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty - after a hit on a kickoff that knocked out Falcons returner Anthony LaCoste with a concussion. There was the...

  • Davern's debut at fullback for Air Force draws rave reviews

    Updated: Wed, Sep 3, 2014

    The headlines obviously went to Jacobi Owens in Air Force’s 44-16 season-opening victory over Nicholls State. But while Owens ran for 233 yards in his Falcons debut, another sophomore making his first appearance in the backfield left an impression as well. Fullback Shayne Davern ran...

  • Air Force offensive tackle says roster is correct, he weighs just 240 pounds

    Updated: Wed, Sep 3, 2014

    Air Force right tackle Sevrin Remmo says there’s no typo next to his name on the roster. He does, in fact, weigh just 240 pounds. “That’s right,” said the 6-foot-3 Remmo. “It’s probably a little under that most times.” Air Force’s line in general has grown larger. Center Michael...

  • Dual role brings sense of calm to Air Force kicker/punter Will Conant

    Updated: Tue, Sep 2, 2014

    Nearly every Air Force offensive drive this season will end with the ball leavig the right foot of Will Conant. Knowing that brings a sense of calm to Conant, the Falcons placekicker and punter. "I actually feel more relaxed having two roles," Conant said, explaining the uncertainty...