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Brent Briggeman

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  • Former Air Force assistant the only coach retained on Nebraska's staff

    Updated: Wed, Jan 7, 2015

    Air Force grad and longtime Falcons football assistant Charlton Warren has been retained on Nebraska’s coaching staff. Warren will continue to coach the Huskers secondary under new coach Mike Riley, the same position he held for the past year under former coach Bo Pelini. Riley has...

  • Air Force Academy takes aim at culture, core values with hiring of new athletic director

    Updated: Wed, Jan 7, 2015

    Saying it found a man who will "set a culture and climate aligned with our core values," Air Force announced Jim Knowlton as its selection as the academy's athletic director. Knowlton announced his resignation Tuesday morning after seven years as athletic director at Rensselaer...

  • MRI is bad news for Air Force men's basketball player

    Published: Wed, Jan 7, 2015

    Kamryn Williams' story is often cited by Air Force coaches as the perfect example of what a cadet-athlete can be. They just didn't anticipate the athlete part of that story coming to a close so early. Williams learned after an MRI Tuesday that the injury to his left Achilles tendon...

  • MRI reveals torn Achilles for Air Force forward, ending his career

    Updated: Tue, Jan 6, 2015

    Kamryn Williams’ story is often cited by Air Force coaches as the perfect example of what a cadet-athlete can be. They just didn’t anticipate the athlete part of that story coming to a close so early. Williams learned after an MRI Tuesday that the injury to his left Achilles’...

  • RPI confirms Air Force Academy athletic director hire

    Updated: Tue, Jan 6, 2015

    Air Force will hire Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute athletic director and 1982 West Point graduate James Knowlton to replace retiring athletic director Hans Mueh, according to a report from USA Today. The Gazette has not independently confirmed the report, which was attributed to "a...

  • Air Force press release announces new athletic director

    Published: Tue, Jan 6, 2015

    Full press release from Air Force regarding hiring of Jim Knowlton as new athletic director:   ACADEMY TENTATIVELY SELECTS NEW ATHLETIC DIRECTOR U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. - The Air Force Academy is pleased to announce it has tentatively selected Mr. James A. Knowlton...

  • Air Force notebook: Jim Harbaugh hiring could impact Air Force football game

    Updated: Tue, Jan 6, 2015

    Harbaugh hiring could impact Air Force game Air Force would not be stunned if Jim Harbaugh's hiring at Michigan impacts a scheduled football game in 2017, but as of now there is no reason to suspect the contract will be altered. The Falcons will play at Ann Arbor, Mich., on Sept....

  • Nevada outmuscles Air Force on the offensive glass for win

    Updated: Sat, Jan 3, 2015

    RENO, Nev. - The wild shooting swings for both teams, the fast start for Nevada, the slow start for Air Force - it all eventually evened out Saturday. The one variable that the Falcons didn't fix was the Wolf Pack's dominance on the offensive glass, and that was what left coach Dave...

  • Air Force basketball preview vs. Nevada

    Updated: Fri, Jan 2, 2015

    Air Force (7-5, 0-1 Mountain West) at Nevada (4-8, 0-0) When: 4 p.m. Saturday; 740 AM, MW Network (online only) Overview: Summing up Air Force’s loss at San Diego State on Wednesday, senior Marek Olesinski told the radio broadcasters that the team “never stopped believing; we just...

  • Air Force senior Williams 'out indefinitely,' but Achilles' tendon did not rupture

    Updated: Fri, Jan 2, 2015

    The severity of Kamryn Williams’ Achilles’ tendon injury won’t likely be known until Monday, but the Air Force senior forward definitely will not play on Saturday at Nevada. Air Force says it has ruled out a full rupture of the tendon, but a full diagnosis will not be available until...

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