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Brent Briggeman

AFA Reporter

  • Air Force tailback Devin Rushing back from injury-related exile

    Updated: Wed, Aug 20, 2014

    Devin Rushing returned from exile this week fully aware that he had at least temporarily lost his starting spot. His new number though? Come on. "They took my jersey," said Rushing, the junior Air Force tailback who had switched from No. 31 to 3 early in August. "I talked to the...

  • WATCH: Air Force coach Troy Calhoun accepts ice bucket challenge in honor of former teammate

    Updated: Tue, Aug 19, 2014

    Air Force coach Troy Calhoun put on a retro jersey and was doused with freezing water Monday evening after football practice. It was a fun moment for the team but performed in honor of a grave cause. The jersey Calhoun wore for his ice bucket challenge belonged to his former...

  • Air Force defensive end Hansen out with shoulder injury

    Published: Tue, Aug 19, 2014

    Junior defensive end Alex Hansen, a two-year starter with four career sacks and 11 tackles for loss, missed Monday’s practice with a shoulder strain. Coach Troy Calhoun expects Hansen to return within a few days, but said his status for the Aug. 30 opener against Nicholls State is...

  • Deep sophomore class holds the key to Air Force's success now and in the future

    Updated: Sat, Aug 16, 2014

    Nate Romine made his debut as Air Force's starting quarterback against Notre Dame four months after reporting to basic training. But no decision made that day against the Fighting Irish gave him as much stress as one he had to make this summer when the night chill set in and he was...

  • Air Force hoops coaches take Ice Bucket Challenge

    Updated: Fri, Aug 15, 2014

    Air Force basketball coach Dave Pilipovich and his assistants allowed the team's senior players to douse them with freezing water for a good cause. It's worth a look for Pilipovich's reaction if nothing else.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fufuonT_RDQ&feature=youtu.

  • Observations from Air Force's second scrimmage

    Updated: Fri, Aug 15, 2014

    Air Force went “live” for a scrimmage on Friday – I hesitate to fully call it live simply because the quarterbacks, of course, remain off limits, and with a team that uses its quarterback as a running back, that’s not live. Anyway, here were some things that stood out to me:  ...

  • Air Force receiver Garrett Brown ready to make plays

    Published: Fri, Aug 15, 2014

    Garrett Brown is well versed in making defenses pay for not paying enough attention to him. As a high school point guard, opponents viewed at him as a passer first and took away his passing lanes. So he changed his mentality and became a scorer. A school-record 258 3-pointers later,...

  • Air Force posts job ad for athletic director, officially beginning process to replace Mueh

    Updated: Fri, Aug 15, 2014

    Are you a U.S. citizen who can pass a security investigation, possesses a bachelor's degree in a relevant field, has senior-level administrative and management experience and is willing to work for up to $167,000 per year? If so, Air Force could be looking for you. The academy...

  • Air Force defensive line a position of strength in 2014

    Updated: Wed, Aug 13, 2014

    Nick Fitzgerald had to make a choice last year - make a name for himself on the beaches of Destin, Fla., or make a name on the Air Force defensive line. He opted for the Falcons. Fitzgerald gained 20 pounds and will play this year at around 290 pounds. To do this he refrained from...

  • Sophomore OLB Jacob Onyechi moves to Air Force's first-team defense

    Updated: Tue, Aug 12, 2014

    Air Force coaches predicted depth chart movement would result from Saturday's scrimmage, and sure enough there were several tweaks when the team returned to practice Tuesday. Sophomore Jacob Onyechi moved past Dexter Walker at outside linebacker, Weston Steelhammer jumped around...

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