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Brent Briggeman

AFA Reporter

  • 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...

  • Coach on point guard vacancy, seniors and injuries as Air Force opens hoops season

    Updated: Fri, Nov 14, 2014

    Air Force basketball opens the season tonight at Army. Here is coach Dave Pilipovich talking about a few issues surrounding the team before the season starts:   On having five seniors (DeLovell Earls, Justin Hammonds, Marek Olesinski, Kamryn William and Max Yon): I’m excited...

  • Air Force kicker unaware school had launched All-America campaign

    Updated: Fri, Nov 14, 2014

    Air Force kicker Will Conant spoke with local media this week. Here's the full transcript of his interview:   Open up the game notes this week and there’s a whole page trumpeting your All-America candidacy. Is this something you knew about? No. Once again I never really...

  • Air Force feeds off the energy provided by on-field success

    Updated: Thu, Nov 13, 2014

    When the ball went out of bounds at a recent Air Force practice, a businesslike coach could have simply blown the whistle. Defensive coordinator Steve Russ is something a bit beyond businesslike. "Da-da-da-da-da-da-da," his whistle blew, in the rhythm we all know and to which we all,...

  • Air Force basketball will likely go as far as Max Yon takes it

    Published: Thu, Nov 13, 2014

    Dave Pilipovich was reluctant to reply to the question, mostly because he didn't like the answer he was about to give. Does Air Force basketball go as Max Yon goes? Pilipovich, the team's coach, had to concur. "Max is probably our most competitive player, our top returning scorer,"...

  • Basketball notes from around the Mountain West

    Updated: Thu, Nov 13, 2014

    Writers from around the Mountain West will team up to provide notes from the teams they cover throughout the men's basketball season, much as we do in football. This is the first installment.   AIR FORCE The first-game jitters will be there Friday for coach Dave Pilipovich,...

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