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Brent Briggeman

Air Force Academy Sports Reporter

Brent Briggeman has been with the The Gazette since 2006 and began covering Air Force athletics in the fall of 2012. While with The Gazette I've jumped from layout & design to covering the Sky Sox to spending several years overseeing our high school sports coverage. I've written for newspapers at the University of Kansas, St. Joseph, Mo., and Maui. (By the way, one of those things is not like the other)

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Armed Forces Bowl: 3 key subplots when Air Force meets Cal

By: BRENT BRIGGEMAN brent.briggeman@gazette.com

Air Force faces California at noon Tuesday in the Armed Forces Bowl in Fort Worth (ESPN, 740 AM). Here's three subplots to keep an eye on:

3 SUBPLOTS WE'LL WATCH

Lifting the Mountain West

Air...

Severe weather in Dallas area hasn't impacted Air Force's bowl preparation

By: BRENT BRIGGEMAN brent.briggeman@gazette.com

Severe weather in the Dallas area hasn't impacted Air Force's bowl preparation.

The Falcons have been in Fort Worth, Texas, since Friday in anticipation of Tuesday's Armed Forces Bowl at TCU. That location...

Air Force embraces underdog role in Armed Forces Bowl

By: brent.briggeman brent.briggeman@gazette.com

This is familiar territory for Air Force, and not just because it's the program's fifth trip to the Armed Forces Bowl in nine years.

With California favored by seven points, the Falcons are an underdog...

Air Force preps for QB expected to be plucked high in the NFL draft

By: Brent Briggeman brent.briggeman@gazette.com

After the Armed Forces Bowl, Jared Goff's next football snaps will likely take place in the NFL.

ESPN draft analyst Todd McShay has the California star as the first quarterback off the board, going to San...

Contrasting styles from Air Force and Cal clash in Armed Forces Bowl today

By: BRENT BRIGGEMAN brent.briggeman@gazette.com

FORT WORTH, Texas - Sonny Dykes is a football coach, but he's also a football fan.

And as a fan, matchups like Tuesday's Armed Forces Bowl are the reason he is drawn to the college game.

"I think...

Air Force vs. Cal: By the numbers

By: Brent Briggeman, The Gazette

A look at Air Force's matchup against California in the Armed Forces Bowl by the numbers.

Air Force spotlight player: Quarterback Karson Roberts

By: Brent Briggeman, The Gazette

Karson Roberts already saw a chapter of his football career begin and end in Texas.

This next one will end here, too.

It is in Texas where Roberts starred as an option quarterback at Clear Lake High...

Pair of Air Force captains will try to play through injuries in bowl

By: Brent Briggeman

FORT WORTH, Texas – A pair of Air Force captains might return from injuries for their final game on Tuesday.

Linebacker Connor Healy was last seen when limping off the field in the first quarter against New...