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Brent Briggeman

AFA Reporter

  • Pregame flyovers to return to Air Force football games

    Updated: Thu, Oct 2, 2014

    Jets will once again buzz over Falcon Stadium before Air Force football games. A full reinstatement of pregame flyovers has not been granted, but the academy learned Monday that the former staple will be part of the festivities at least for this week's game against Navy and an Oct....

  • Air Force's Jordan Pierce has really come on at linebacker

    Published: Wed, Oct 1, 2014

    Before the season, Jordan Pierce made something of a bold declaration to Christian Spears. "He's a bit of a talker, and he told me he was going to have more picks than me this season," said Spears, a three-year starter at safety for Air Force. The challenge was a bit puzzling,...

  • Air Force hasn't lost faith in RB Jacobi Owens despite fumbles

    Published: Wed, Oct 1, 2014

    Though Jacobi Owens coughed up the ball twice on Saturday, the Air Force coaching staff isn't ready to diagnose a full-blown case of fumbleitis. That's a good thing for Owens, as that ailment has proven fatal to running backs' careers under Troy Calhoun. "You've got to prove it to...

  • Evasive Air Force football coach again talks bears at press conference

    Published: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    Air Force coach Troy Calhoun spent his 30-minute press conference fending off questions Tuesday. Well, he didn’t spend all 30 minutes deflecting – he also dedicated a 4-minute stretch once again to bears. The bear tangent began last week when Calhoun, clearly frustrated by the line...

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

    Published: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    Great news for media covering Air Force football (and fans reading about the team), on Monday coach Troy Calhoun opted to allow assistant coaches to speak to reporters for the remainder of the season. The plan had called for assistants to become off limits as of this week, which had...

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

    Published: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    Great news for media covering Air Force football (and fans reading about the team), on Monday coach Troy Calhoun opted to allow assistant coaches to speak to reporters for the remainder of the season. The plan had called for assistants to become off limits as of this week, which had...

  • A new conversation surrounds Air Force football after win over Boise State

    Updated: Mon, Sep 29, 2014

    One game has certainly changed the conversation surrounding Air Force's football team. Even if the Falcons themselves wouldn't say it, fans did on message boards and social media. The Commander-in-Chief's Trophy, a bowl game, even a conference title, were all being discussed as real...

  • Air Force beats mistake-prone Boise State

    Updated: Sun, Sep 28, 2014

    Air Force’s win over Boise State was sealed in appropriate fashion, with the ball cradled by Weston Steelhammer after an interception. It was the third pick of the game for the sophomore strong safety and the seventh turnover forced by the Air Force defense. Boise State made things...

  • Air Force's Steelhammer nets national award

    Updated: Sun, Sep 28, 2014

    The first of what figures to be a slew of national and conference awards for Weston Steelhammer arrived on Sunday morning when he was named the defensive Walter Camp Player of the Week. Steelhammer had three interceptions for Air Force in a 28-14 upset of Boise State. The Falcons as...

  • Hans Mueh says he'll retire as Air Force AD as early as January if hire made by then

    Published: Sun, Sep 28, 2014

    Athletic director Hans Mueh says he's willing to slide his retirement date based on when Air Force hires his replacement. Mueh said he'd leave as early as January, but will not stay past June 30, when his contract expires. "It's a sliding target," Mueh said. "But if this thing works...

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