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Brent Briggeman

AFA Reporter

  • DeLovell Earls playing starter's minutes in a reserve role

    Updated: Wed, Feb 19, 2014

    DeLovell Earls made it clear when he returned from a leg injury that he desperately wanted to return to the starting spot he earned last season. That hasn't happened, but unlike last year Earls is playing starters' minutes. In two road games this past week, the junior co-captain...

  • Falcons shake up responsibilities for football coaching staff

    Updated: Wed, Feb 19, 2014

    Titles and responsibilities received a thorough makeover as Air Force released its new coaching roster in advance of the beginning of spring practice. Mike Thiessen will take over as the sole offensive coordinator - a position he split with three others last year - and Steve Russ...

  • Air Force considers taking spring football game to District 20 Stadium

    Updated: Wed, Feb 19, 2014

    District 20 Stadium is already home to Eagles, Lancers, Rams and Thunder. Now the Falcons want in, too. Air Force football coach Troy Calhoun announced Tuesday that the team would conclude spring practice with an intrasquad game March 19, and he is exploring the possibility of...

  • Proposed rule change has landed Air Force coach Calhoun in national spotlight

    Updated: Tue, Feb 18, 2014

    Two years ago, when Troy Calhoun took over as chair of the college football rules committee, his wife, Amanda, had one question for him - why would you do that? On Tuesday, as Calhoun faced national media over what has become a firestorm of controversy over the "10-second rule" that...

  • Air Force Basketball notes: Coggins has off night before big following

    Updated: Sun, Feb 16, 2014

    Coggins has off night before big following The good news for Tre' Coggins is he had plenty of friends and family around to give him a boost after a rough game. The bad news is he had that game with all of them out to see it. Coggins, a Southern California native, had about 30...

  • Falcons stay close, but can't catch No. 5 San Diego State

    Updated: Sun, Feb 16, 2014

    SAN DIEGO - With the biggest upset in school history there for the taking, Air Force kept on coming back and coming back. Finally, Winston Shepard made the play that allowed No. 5 San Diego State to break the Falcons' back. Shepard's putback and three-point play with 1:53 remaining...

  • Expect No. 5 San Diego State to leave emotion out of game with Air Force

    Updated: Sat, Feb 15, 2014

    SAN DIEGO - Air Force is in for it on Saturday night as it faces an angry No. 5 San Diego State team fresh off its first loss in three months, right? Turns out, the myth of a team empowered by rage due to a recent loss is just that, a myth. In recent years, the Mountain West's...

  • Air Force hopes mental troubles ended with losing streak

    Updated: Fri, Feb 14, 2014

    Coaching and psychology are often divided by a fine line, and Dave Pilipovich felt he had ventured well past the line Wednesday in the closing minutes for Air Force. "I was Dr. Phil," the Falcons coach said. He was doing all he could to instill confidence, to lighten the mood, to...

  • Air Force basketball notes: San Jose quick start avoided

    Updated: Thu, Feb 13, 2014

    Among Air Force coach Dave Pilipovich's fears entering the game against a hungry, nothing-to-lose opponent like San Jose State was that the home team would find a jolt of confidence after getting out to a hot start. That didn't happen. The Spartans' first basket didn't come until a...

  • Air Force closes out San Jose State with late defensive plays

    Published: Wed, Feb 12, 2014

    SAN JOSE, Calif. - His game-winning plays didn't come on the offensive end, but DeLovell Earls felt that same thrill in closing out a victory for Air Force. It was an Earls steal with 11 seconds remaining and his block at the buzzer that propelled the Falcons to a 51-48 victory at San...

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