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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No updates given on injured Air Force quarterback

By: Brent Briggeman

Air Force coach Troy Calhoun offered no update on the status of quarterback Nate Romine after Saturday’s late victory over San Jose State.

Calhoun also refused media access to any players.

So, for...

Falcons aim to be prepared for first test


So many recent stories of inspiration for Air Force football began in the setting of a dejected locker room.

It was at Colorado State, fresh off a 58-13 drubbing that closed the 2013 season, where the fed-up...

SPOTLIGHT PLAYER: Jacob Onyechi, junior outside linebacker

By: Brent Briggeman, The Gazette

Jacob Onyechi’s lone start last year may pay huge dividends this year.

No, it’s not that Onyechi became a totally different players when he stepped into Air Force’s hybrid outside linebacker/defensive back...

Subplots we’ll watch: Air Force vs. San Jose State

By: Brent Briggeman, The Gazette

Three things to watch during Air Force's game against San Jose State on Saturday evening.

By the numbers: Air Force vs. San Jose State

By: Brent Briggeman, The Gazette

A look at the Air Force vs. San Jose State matchup by the numbers.

Former Broncos defensive coordinator one of San Jose State's veteran assistants

By: Brent Briggeman

Though Air Force hasn't played San Jose State since 1997, the element of surprise won't be working in the Falcons' favor.

The reason? There will be no sneaking anything by the Spartans' offensive and...

Fireworks, 1985 reunion included in Air Force's effort to deal with late kickoff


Halftime fireworks will highlight Air Force's attempt on Saturday to make the best out of a situation it doesn't want.

The Falcons, their fans and coach Troy Calhoun have expressed their distaste with the...

Football player Lorenzo Thomas explains reasons he's leaving Air Force's prep school


An hourlong conversation in Troy Calhoun's office couldn't persuade Lorenzo Thomas to change his mind.

Thomas, an outside linebacker, decided to leave the Air Force Prep School this past weekend, but he...