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Brent Briggeman

AFA Reporter

  • Air Force, Western Michigan achieved similar turnarounds by taking different paths

    Published: Fri, Dec 19, 2014

    BOISE, Idaho - Troy Calhoun has been asked about this season's turnaround before the turnaround had even begun. And from Mountain West media day in July through press conferences for bowl week, the only thing that has changed is the tense of the Air Force coach's verbs. "We'll have a...

  • Nick Fitzgerald, Air Force figure to play closer to pain free after three weeks off

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    Nick Fitzgerald ran through his list of injuries the same way he played through them, in a matter-of-fact fashion that seemed not to bother him. "I've had a knee sprain, I've had an ankle sprain and a foot sprain," the 290-pound Air Force defensive lineman said. "They've all kind of...

  • Pearson's legacy at Air Force complicated by injury that limited his time as starter

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    Nothing has come easy for Kale Pearson at Air Force. That won't change after he's gone, either, as establishing a legacy with the Falcons looks complicated for Pearson. Limited to just one year as the starting quarterback, Pearson's lasting imprint on the program figures to be...

  • Lyons, Yon help Air Force past tougher-than-expected challenge from D-II foe

    Updated: Thu, Nov 20, 2014

    Trevor Lyons received a pregame text of encouragement from his older brother, Michael, but the message neglected to mention that Michael would actually be on hand for Trevor's home debut with Air Force. But Michael was four rows up from the floor at Clune Arena to watch his freshman...

  • Air Force appears to be well short of Potato Bowl ticket-sales allotment


    Air Force has sold 3,500 tickets to the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl, a number which likely falls well short of its allotment. The Falcons' Association of Graduates has also canceled, or at least downsized, a pregame tailgate before Saturday's game against Western Michigan in Boise,...

  • Air Force linebacker Jordan Pierce has sustained high level of play in surprising season

    Updated: Wed, Dec 17, 2014

    Jordan Pierce sat on a table in the trainer's room and contemplated the question. A member of the training staff had asked the Air Force linebacker what it had been that allowed him to put together a season like he has - one in which the senior has led the Falcons in tackles and made...

  • Air Force hopes running game will provide advantage in bowl game

    Updated: Mon, Dec 15, 2014

    Kale Pearson has no lofty aspirations when it comes to throwing the ball in his final game as Air Force's quarterback. "I'd love to be able to run it every single play," the senior said, "because I think that's when we're very successful." He's right, of course. Air Force has...

  • Air Force's Yon earns honor from Mountain West

    Updated: Mon, Dec 15, 2014

    Air Force’s Max Yon was named Mountain West player of the week after averaging 22.5 points and shooting 61.9 percent in a pair of home victories. Yon, a senior guard, is averaging 15.9 points per game, the fourth highest average in the conference. He has five 20-point games this...

  • 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...