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Brent Briggeman

Air Force Academy Sports Reporter

Brent Briggeman has been with the The Gazette since 2006 and began covering Air Force athletics in the fall of 2012. While with The Gazette I've jumped from layout & design to covering the Sky Sox to spending several years overseeing our high school sports coverage. I've written for newspapers at the University of Kansas, St. Joseph, Mo., and Maui. (By the way, one of those things is not like the other)

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Air Force notebook: Defensive position battles intensify

By: Brent Briggeman

Position battles on the Air Force defense appear no closer to a resolution now than they were when camp opened two weeks ago. If anything, the competition seems to have intensified. And part of that is by...

Air Force notebook: Calhoun explains practice schedule

By: Brent Briggeman

Back on the field

Air Force returned to the practice field Monday, practicing indoors at the Holaday Athletic Center on a rainy afternoon with lightning in the area.

The Falcons canceled scheduled...

Evolution of Air Force offense helped assistant land job at San Diego St.

By: Brent Briggeman

Much was written for Sunday’s edition of The Gazette about the evolving diversity in Air Force’s offense. Some still call it a triple-option offense, while in truth the option is only a fraction of what the Falcons...

Air Force's offense has outgrown its 'triple-option' label

By: BRENT BRIGGEMAN brent.briggeman@gazette.com

Labels attach themselves to offensive schemes quickly in football.

The wishbone, the spread, the pistol, the triple-option, the run-and-shoot and on and on. The descriptive terminology can become every bit...

Sports Illustrated shows Air Force some respect with preseason pick

By: Brent Briggeman

Air Force received some respect from Sports Illustrated in its college preview edition, which was released this week.

The Falcons were picked third by the magazine in the Mountain Wests’s Mountain Division,...

Does Air Force's offense attract talent, or simply showcase the skills already on the team?

By: BRENT BRIGGEMAN brent.briggeman@gazette.com

It's a chicken-or-egg type of quandary: Do Air Force's skill-position players look better because they're in a system that allows them to thrive, or do the Falcons attract better talent because of that...

Added size on Air Force's defensive line stretches to the backups

By: BRENT BRIGGEMAN brent.briggeman@gazette.com

Cody Moorhead's growth spurt in high school saw him add about 100 pounds, climbing to roughly 6-foot-5 and 260 pounds from a kid who once saw some time at wing back.

Now the sophomore defensive lineman is...

Air Force sophomore receiver thriving on a path he never envisioned taking

By: BRENT BRIGGEMAN brent.briggeman@gazette.com

Tyler Williams has stood out through Air Force's fall practice, stretching out for catches, showing sure hands and playing with the confidence of someone secure in his situation.

For Williams, a sophomore...