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Brent Briggeman

AFA Reporter

  • Jacobi Owens busts out for 233 yards in his debut as Air Force rolls

    Updated: Sat, Aug 30, 2014

    Air Force took about 20 minutes to get the engines running, but it was spectacular after that point. The Falcons followed 233 yards from sophomore tailback Jacobi Owens in his Air Force debut, had another 55 yards and two touchdowns from Devin Rushing and sprinted past Nicholls State...

  • Opener provides schematic test for Air Force, not an emotional workout

    Updated: Sat, Aug 30, 2014

    Air Force was tested defensively against Nicholls State, surrendering a pair of seven-play scoring drives before shutting down the Colonels on Saturday. Air Force was tested offensively, too, as they had to “hunt and peck” (coach Troy Calhoun’s words) to find a formula that worked....

  • Despite familiar faces, Air Force football starts a new era

    Updated: Fri, Aug 29, 2014

    A new age in Air Force football starts Saturday. At least that's the plan. With new coordinators, new philosophies and a new energy, the team will feature many of the same players but figures to be almost unrecognizable from the squad that finished with the program's worst record a...

  • Players discuss excitement, nerves in advance of Air Force opener

    Updated: Fri, Aug 29, 2014

    As Air Force prepares for the season opener on noon Saturday, there’s plenty of breaking down of sizes (Nicholls State is quite large up front), history (Air Force is 18-0 vs. FCS teams, Nicholls State is 3-20 vs. FBS) and scheme (we may have mentioned something about the corners...

  • Air Force football video links

    Published: Fri, Aug 29, 2014

    Some clips that are available through the MW Digital network and/or Air Force's FalconVision:   Troy Calhoun's press conference from 8/26 in advance of Nicholls State game Troy Calhoun breaks down film with Campus Insiders Jesse Kurtz of the MW Digital Network previews...

  • Air Force opens men's soccer season with first home against Navy since 1984

    Updated: Thu, Aug 28, 2014

    An oddly long drought will end Friday when Navy's men's soccer team travels to Air Force for the season opener. The Midshipmen haven't played at Air Force since 1984. "It's should be a great environment, a great way to open up," Air Force coach Doug Hill said. The game will be one...

  • Change is in the cushion for Air Force cornerbacks

    Updated: Thu, Aug 28, 2014

    Need any more proof that Air Force has changed its defensive philosophy? Just look at the personnel. In as a starter is Jordan Mays, a 6-foot-1, 195-pound converted safety who is perhaps the strongest defensive back on the roster. Out, for now, is Gavin McHenry, a swift track standout...

  • Nicholls State could be a dangerous foe for Air Force

    Updated: Wed, Aug 27, 2014

    Most people in football will say a team with more than one quarterback really doesn't have any. That doesn't apply to Nicholls State. The Colonels, the NCAA FCS (formerly I-AA) team that will open the season Saturday at Air Force is so stacked at that position that Tuskani Figaro,...

  • Air Force hires former Drake coach Kurt Kanaskie as men's basketball assistant

    Published: Wed, Aug 27, 2014

    Air Force men's basketball wasted no time filling an opening on its coaching staff, announcing the hiring of Kurt Kanaskie the day after Steve Snell departed for Santa Clara. Kanaskie was the coach at Drake for seven seasons between 1996 and 2003 and has been an assistant at South...

  • Kale Pearson ready to go full out after injury as Air Force starting quarterback

    Updated: Tue, Aug 26, 2014

    Kale Pearson is back from a torn ACL, fast as ever and the undisputed champion of a three-way battle to start at quarterback for Air Force. However, he also remains just 5-foot-9, 175 pounds. This size was a concern for Falcons fans last year. Pearson entered his first season as the...

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