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Brent Briggeman

AFA Reporter

  • Standout sophomore receiver Jalen Robinette intends to stick around for Air Force

    Updated: Mon, Dec 15, 2014

    If you're an Air Force football fan, you've probably asked yourself this question at some point: Will Jalen Robinette stick around? The standout sophomore wide receiver has heard the question, too. "I've been asked that by a few people," Robinette said. "There's no reason to leave....

  • Ball movement the key as Air Force blows past Arkansas-Pine Bluff

    Updated: Sun, Dec 14, 2014

    Facing a zone defense that took it away from its normal motion offense and back-door cuts, Air Force attacked Arkansas-Pine Bluff by passing. And passing. And passing. With quick ball movement that kept the Falcons from even putting the ball on the floor, where the Golden Lions...

  • Michael Husar's upcoming graduation not what he expected, but no less special

    Updated: Sun, Dec 14, 2014

    Through long days, early mornings and stressful times at the Air Force Academy, Michael Husar always had an image of the graduation that marked the finish line. He didn't picture it like this. The senior guard, a first-team all-Mountain West selection this season, will graduate in a...

  • Allegiance will be tested for Air Force coach who played, coached for bowl opponent

    Updated: Sat, Dec 13, 2014

    Jake Moreland wasn't near a television or computer when bowl announcements were made this past Sunday. Turns out, he didn't need to be. His phone lit up with texts and tweets informing him that his old world and new world were going to collide in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl on Dec....

  • Air Force coordinator conversations: Offense's Mike Thiessen

    Published: Fri, Dec 12, 2014

    Air Force offensive coordinator/receivers coach Mike Thiessen talks to The Gazette's Brent Briggeman as the Falcons prepare for the Dec. 20 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl against Western Michigan in Boise, Idaho.   What are you seeing going into this one? That’s a good question....

  • Air Force coordinator conversations: Defense's Steve Russ

    Updated: Fri, Dec 12, 2014

    Air Force defensive coordinator/defensive secondary coach Steve Russ talks to The Gazette's Brent Briggeman as the team prepares to face Western Michigan in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl on Dec. 20 in Boise, Idaho.   Tell me what you see in this Western Michigan team....

  • Air Force's Calhoun rails against 'un-American' college football playoff format

    Updated: Fri, Dec 12, 2014

    Calling it "un-American," Air Force coach Troy Calhoun minced no words in expressing his opinion of the four-team College Football Playoff. Calhoun, the outgoing chair of the college football rules committee, feels the playoff needs at least eight, and probably 16, teams involved....

  • Western Michigan running back brings unexpected toughness

    Updated: Fri, Dec 12, 2014

    The circumstances that led Jarvion Franklin to Western Michigan will sound familiar to Air Force supporters. The Falcons are used to building teams with players passed over by bigger programs. Maybe someone was a fraction of a second slow, or an inch or two short, or maybe they were...

  • Air Force coach rails against 'un-American' College Football Playoff format

    Published: Fri, Dec 12, 2014

    Calling it "un-American," Air Force coach Troy Calhoun minced no words in expressing his opinion of the four-team College Football Playoff. Calhoun, the outgoing chair of the college football rules committee, feels the playoff needs at least eight, and probably 16, teams involved....

  • What is the price tag for prying Troy Calhoun away from Air Force?

    Updated: Thu, Dec 11, 2014

    Prying Troy Calhoun away from Air Force would come at a significantly lower price tag than what Florida had to pay to buy Jim McElwain out of his deal with Colorado State. Calhoun's buyout clause calls for him to repay 10 percent of the remaining balance of his contract, a five-year,...

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