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Brent Briggeman

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  • 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...

  • Air Force coordinator conversations: Offense's Mike Thiessen

    Published: Tue, Nov 4, 2014

    Air Force offense coordinator Mike Thiessen talks with The Gazette's Brent Briggeman: It was another efficient passing game, going 8-of-12. The only real blemish was the interception. That was a great play. We probably needed to be a little smarter with the throw and we probably...

  • Air Force coordinator conversations: Defense's Steve Russ

    Published: Tue, Nov 4, 2014

    Air Force defensive coordinator Steve Russ talks with The Gazette's Brent Briggeman: Defensively, you guys basically pitched a shutout. The pick obviously set up the first field goal and on the other drive you had gotten off the field before the fake punt. Feel pretty good about...

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