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Brent Briggeman

AFA Reporter

  • 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...

  • Air Force kicker Will Conant collects honor in another standout season

    Updated: Mon, Nov 3, 2014

    Will Conant understands that replicating success in football can be every bit as hard as first achieving it. Yet that's exactly what the Air Force kicker has done. Conant exploded onto the scene last season, hitting 11 of 13 field goals in his debut season. He's been even better this...

  • Air Force able to surprise Army with big pass to tight end Griffin

    Updated: Sun, Nov 2, 2014

    WEST POINT, N.Y. - The up-and-down use of the tight end position has been a bit puzzling at times for Air Force this season, but it also contributes to its effectiveness. On Saturday, Air Force coaches noticed the Army safeties creeping up, ignoring the tight end in an effort to slow...

  • Air Force dominates at Army, earning Commander-in-Chief's Trophy

    Updated: Sun, Nov 2, 2014

    WEST POINT, N.Y. - The only disappointment for Air Force on Saturday was the impending wait to see the trophy it had just earned. In beating Army 23-6, the Falcons completed their two-game sweep of service academy foes and returned the Commander-in-Chief's Trophy to a case in their...

  • Familiar names among final 12 for Air Force AD post

    Updated: Sat, Nov 1, 2014

    The 12 candidates to become Air Force's next athletic director form an eclectic group that includes a former Falcons AD, three who have served in the Army athletic department, a current conference commissioner, a one-time Olympic-caliber athlete and a former NFL offensive lineman....

  • 3 subplots for Saturday's Air Force-Army game

    Updated: Sat, Nov 1, 2014

    Three things to consider when Air Force visits Army at 9:30 a.m. Saturday (CBS) with a chance to clinch the Commander-In-Chief's Trophy: 1 - Too much fire? You see it all the time, a team and coaching staff come out too amped up and it works against them. An over aggressive...

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