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Brent Briggeman

AFA Reporter

  • Senior center Michael lost for the season for Air Force hoops

    Published: Fri, Oct 3, 2014

    Ethan Michael tore his ACL playing a pick-up game with his teammates in September and will miss his senior season. It is the third torn ACL that Michael has suffered while at Air Force. “He went in for a layup, got bumped off his path – nothing wrong – but he landed awkwardly,”...

  • Friday festivities planned at Air Force Academy before Navy football game

    Updated: Fri, Oct 3, 2014

    Air Force will host a series of events on Friday - a drum and band competition, boxing match, rugby, dunk tank, human foosball and bonfire, among them - for its cadets and midshipmen from Navy to build excitement before Saturday's football game between the academies. The athletic...

  • Despite lack of fanfare, Navy quarterback Keenan Reynolds a true talent

    Updated: Fri, Oct 3, 2014

    Dee Dowis asked to have the statistic repeated, not sure he heard it right. "He scored 31 touchdowns last year?" the former Air Force standout quarterback asked. Yes, 31. "Wow." Navy's Keenan Reynolds, still just a junior, has put up the kind of numbers not seen out of an...

  • Former NFL, college star makes surprise stop by Air Force football practice

    Updated: Thu, Oct 2, 2014

    Herschel Walker speaks at Air Force practice The Air Force football team enjoyed a visit Wednesday from Heisman Trophy winner and former NFL running back Hershel Walker after practice. Walker spoke to the team for a few minutes inside the Holaday Athletic Center. It is the second...

  • 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...

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