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Brent Briggeman

Air Force Academy Sports Reporter

Brent Briggeman has been with the The Gazette since 2006 and began covering Air Force athletics in the fall of 2012. While with The Gazette I've jumped from layout & design to covering the Sky Sox to spending several years overseeing our high school sports coverage. I've written for newspapers at the University of Kansas, St. Joseph, Mo., and Maui. (By the way, one of those things is not like the other)

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Air Force offensive line will have new configuration with familiar faces

By: Brent Briggeman

Air Force returns five offensive linemen who started games last year, but it’s still a group that is undergoing some changes.

Lost are All-Mountain West first-team honoree Michael Husar as well as David...

Air Force coaches look back on Friday's scrimmage

By: Brent Briggeman

A day after a prolonged scrimmage at Falcon Stadium on Friday, Air Force went through a short practice on Saturday morning. In the heat and sunshine, they did as much conditioning as they have in any practice I’ve...

Air Force football coach Troy Calhoun excited to watch tape of scrimmage

By: BRENT BRIGGEMAN brent.briggeman@gazette.com

A lengthy scrimmage revealed little about the present for Air Force, but it provided plenty of glimpses of the potential future.

The top units largely played to a stalemate on Friday at Falcon Stadium, as...

Time running out for senior Air Force receiver Myles Barnes to unlock potential

By: BRENT BRIGGEMAN brent.briggeman@gazette.com

Myles Barnes' story at Air Force figured to be one of frustration.

Surely the Falcons were wondering why all that talent hadn't translated into more production. And certainly Barnes had to be asking why his...

Friday Faceoff: What's the best book about sports?

By: Brent Briggeman and Kate Schefte, The Gazette

The Gazette's Brent Briggeman and Kate Schefte give their views on the question.

SEC school shares Air Force's complaint about kickoff times

By: Brent Briggeman

Air Force has dished out its fair share of grumbling about the college football television schedule.

Well, Falcons fans (and coach Troy Calhoun), you’re not alone.

Proving it’s not just the smaller...

Air Force fullback excited to see what he can do at full strength

By: BRENT BRIGGEMAN brent.briggeman@gazette.com

Because D.J. Johnson's strength as a football player is his strength, he was never himself last season.

That's no longer the case for the fullback, who on the football field looks like a 5-foot-9 bowling...

Air Force football coaches fine with on-field skirmishes, at least to a point

By: BRENT BRIGGEMAN brent.briggeman@gazette.com

When it comes to on-field skirmishes during practice, Air Force coaches not only accept it; in some ways, they want it.

"You'd rather pull guys out than push guys in," Falcons defensive coordinator Steve...