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Brent Briggeman

AFA Reporter

  • Air Force vs. UNLV: By the numbers

    Updated: Fri, Nov 7, 2014

    2 - Straight wins for UNLV over Air Force. A third in a row would be a first for the Rebels in a series the Falcons lead 13-6. 18- Consecutive years Air Force and UNLV have played, a streak that will end next year as the teams won’t meet again until 2017. 38 - Average points scored...

  • Loss to UNLV last year awakened Air Force to its cold reality

    Updated: Fri, Nov 7, 2014

    It was after UNLV toppled Air Force 41-21 at a frigid Falcon Stadium on Nov. 21, 2013 that coach Troy Calhoun unleashed his lone outburst during a horrid campaign. "When you don't play at a high level, you don't deserve to win," Calhoun said, meeting fist to table to emphasize each...

  • Air Force football lands commitment from Pine Creek standout

    Updated: Fri, Nov 7, 2014

    Air Force has landed a rare local football recruit as it has received a verbal commitment from Pine Creek’s Parker Hammond. The Denver Post first reported the commitment on Friday afternoon. “Just thinking about it and what Air Force has to offer, not just in football but...

  • Air Force RB Owens excited to take on hometown team

    Updated: Thu, Nov 6, 2014

    Jacobi Owens attended one UNLV football game while growing up in Las Vegas. He remembers he was in middle school at the time, but can recall little else about the experience. The opponent, the atmosphere and everything else has grown fuzzy with time. At no point at that game or in...

  • Graham has the potential to emerge as a standout for Air Force hoops

    Published: Fri, Nov 7, 2014

    William Graham started for the Detroit Lions at strong safety for six years, so he knows something about aggressive play. When he looks at his son, Air Force sophomore Hayden Graham, he wonders what it will take to unlock that aggression he keeps hidden. "It's just a personality...

  • Injury may present an opportunity for Air Force's forgotten man, Jon Lee

    Updated: Wed, Nov 5, 2014

    While conversing about his adjustment to wide receiver, Jon Lee made a statement that summed up so much about the Air Force senior. "If I do the combine I might tell them receiver instead of tailback," Lee said. "I think it might be a better match for me." For a player who has four...

  • Air Force kicker learns of award in equipment room

    Updated: Wed, Nov 5, 2014

    It’s always fun for me to hear how players learn of honors they receive. An example is Air Force kicker Will Conant. Over the summer, he learned via Twitter that he was included on the Lou Groza Award watch list following his stellar junior campaign. Well, Conant no longer checks...

  • Commander-in-Chief's Trophy arrives at Air Force

    Updated: Wed, Nov 5, 2014

    Jacobi Owens has a goal this week. Actually, the running back from Las Vegas has a bunch of goals as Air Force plays in his home town against UNLV. But before all of that he had one immediate goal in mind that involved himself, a camera and the Commander-in-Chief’s Trophy, which...

  • Michael Husar transitions from center to guard for Air Force

    Updated: Tue, Nov 4, 2014

    When Michael Husar received a text from offensive line coach Clay Hendrix beckoning him to Hendrix's office two weeks ago, Husar didn't jump to any conclusions. The Air Force center receives regular communications from Hendrix, so this wasn't out of the ordinary. The topic of the...

  • Mountain West notebook: Week 11

    Published: Tue, Nov 4, 2014

    MOUNTAIN DIVISION   AIR FORCE Some of Air Force’s primary goals have already been achieved. The Falcons, 2-10 last year, are already bowl eligible at 6-2 and are in possession of the Commander-in-Chief’s Trophy after beating both Army and Navy. But there’s plenty to be...

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