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  • Air Force coordinator Q&A: Offensive coach Mike Thiessen

    Published: Mon, Sep 1, 2014

    Air Force offensive coordinator/receivers coach Mike Thiessen talks to The Gazette's Brent Briggeman in a look back at an opening victory over Nicholls State and a look ahead at Wyoming.   Now that you’ve had some time to digest the film, what stood out? I thought we had a...

  • Air Force coordinator Q&A: Defensive coach Steve Russ

    Published: Mon, Sep 1, 2014

    Air Force defensive coordinator/secondary coach Steve Russ chats with The Gazette's Brent Briggeman in a look back at Week 1 vs. Nicholls State and a look ahead at Wyoming.   The aggressive style and frequent blitzing was interesting to see, is that what we’ll grow accustomed...

  • Air Force takes lessons from early problems in opening victory

    Updated: Mon, Sep 1, 2014

    Air Force may have run away with its opener against Nicholls State, but there were enough tense moments early to give the Falcons a legitimate look at its revamped defense. And not all that was shown was positive. In the first half, before Nicholls State wilted in a 44-16 defeat,...

  • Air Force safety Weston Steelhammer cracks down on opponent from his home state

    Published: Sun, Aug 31, 2014

    Weston Steelhammer actually took the brunt of the collision on Saturday's biggest play. The Air Force sophomore flew around the blind side on a safety blitz and took a running start at Nicholls State's 6-foot, 215-pound quarterback Jalen Henderson. The hit provided a jolt to...

  • Jacobi Owens busts out for 233 yards in his debut as Air Force rolls

    Updated: Sat, Aug 30, 2014

    Air Force took about 20 minutes to get the engines running, but it was spectacular after that point. The Falcons followed 233 yards from sophomore tailback Jacobi Owens in his Air Force debut, had another 55 yards and two touchdowns from Devin Rushing and sprinted past Nicholls State...

  • Opener provides schematic test for Air Force, not an emotional workout

    Updated: Sat, Aug 30, 2014

    Air Force was tested defensively against Nicholls State, surrendering a pair of seven-play scoring drives before shutting down the Colonels on Saturday. Air Force was tested offensively, too, as they had to “hunt and peck” (coach Troy Calhoun’s words) to find a formula that worked....

  • Despite familiar faces, Air Force football starts a new era

    Updated: Fri, Aug 29, 2014

    A new age in Air Force football starts Saturday. At least that's the plan. With new coordinators, new philosophies and a new energy, the team will feature many of the same players but figures to be almost unrecognizable from the squad that finished with the program's worst record a...

  • Players discuss excitement, nerves in advance of Air Force opener

    Updated: Fri, Aug 29, 2014

    As Air Force prepares for the season opener on noon Saturday, there’s plenty of breaking down of sizes (Nicholls State is quite large up front), history (Air Force is 18-0 vs. FCS teams, Nicholls State is 3-20 vs. FBS) and scheme (we may have mentioned something about the corners...

  • Air Force football video links

    Published: Fri, Aug 29, 2014

    Some clips that are available through the MW Digital network and/or Air Force's FalconVision:   Troy Calhoun's press conference from 8/26 in advance of Nicholls State game Troy Calhoun breaks down film with Campus Insiders Jesse Kurtz of the MW Digital Network previews...

  • Air Force opens men's soccer season with first home against Navy since 1984

    Updated: Thu, Aug 28, 2014

    An oddly long drought will end Friday when Navy's men's soccer team travels to Air Force for the season opener. The Midshipmen haven't played at Air Force since 1984. "It's should be a great environment, a great way to open up," Air Force coach Doug Hill said. The game will be one...

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