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AFA Sports  Brent Briggeman tracks the Air Force Academy Falcons

Former Air Force player, assistant lands NFL coaching gig
By: Brent Briggeman - 0 14 hr ago

Jemal Singleton is joining the Indianapolis Colts as a running backs coach, the team announced on Tuesday.

Singleton most recently served as...

Air Force's Siples receives Mountain West honor
By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Yesterday

The Mountain West named CJ Siples its basketball player of the week on Monday, recognizing the sophomore’s play over his first two starts as Air...

Calhoun signs one-year extension as Air Force football coach
By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Thu, Feb 4, 2016

Troy Calhoun’s contract was extended by a year through 2020, Air Force announced on Wednesday.

The football coach had signed a new five-year...

Mountain West notebook: Air Force unsure if Lyons will play
By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Tue, Feb 2, 2016

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The Falcons (10-12 overall, 1-8 Mountain West) still haven’t made a decision regarding the status of injured point guard Trevor...

Super Bowl conflict changed Air Force basketball hotel plans
By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Tue, Feb 2, 2016

Super Bowl preparations kicked Air Force out of its normal hotel in San Jose, Calif., this past weekend.

The Falcons generally stay in The...

Mountain West notebook: Air Force slowly improving
By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Tue, Jan 26, 2016

Notes from basketball writers around the Mountain West conference.

Colorado State star suffers family tragedy, will still play vs. Air Force
By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Wed, Jan 20, 2016

Absolutely gut-wrenching news out of Colorado State today...

 

Colorado State player loses parents in house fire

Associated...

Mountain West hoops notebook: Air Force coach happy with captain's fire
By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Tue, Jan 19, 2016

Notes from writers covering basketball around the Mountain West...

 

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Forward Hayden Graham had some strong words...

Quarterback who torched Air Force projected as No. 2 pick
By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Thu, Jan 14, 2016

It may come as some consolation for Air Force fans to hear that the quarterback who torched the Falcons in the bowl game is drawing major praise from...

Mountain West hoops notebook: Travel issues greet Air Force
By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Mon, Jan 11, 2016

Notes from basketball writers around the Mountain West...

 

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Air Force just can’t catch a break right now. Even...

Mountain West hoops notebook: AFA finds answers vs. zone
By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Mon, Jan 4, 2016

Notes from writers covering basketball teams around the Mountain West.

 

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Air Force is slowly developing an answer...

Coordinator conversation: Air Force's Steve Russ talks defense
By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Tue, Dec 29, 2015

Air Force defensive coordinator Steve Russ talks to The Gazette's Brent Briggeman in advance of the Armed Forces Bowl against California.

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Pair of Air Force captains will try to play through injuries in bowl
By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Mon, Dec 28, 2015

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

Linebacker Connor Healy was last...

Ramsey blog: Rest of Mountain West joins Air Force in attendance crisis
By: David Ramsey - 0 Tue, Dec 22, 2015

Air Force struggled this season to convince football fans in Colorado Springs to make the trip to Falcon Stadium. The team averaged only 26,026 fans....

San Diego State coach Rocky Long talks Air Force before MW title game
By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Sat, Dec 5, 2015

San Diego State coach Rocky Long, who doubles as the defensive coordinator, talks with The Gazette in advance of Saturday's Mountain West...

Coordinator conversation: Air Force's Steve Russ talks defense
By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Sat, Dec 5, 2015

Air Force defensive coordinator Steve Russ talks with The Gazette following last week's 47-35 loss at New Mexio and in advance of Saturday's Mountain...

Coordinator conversation: Air Force's Mike Thiessen talks offense
By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Sat, Dec 5, 2015

Air Force offensive coordinator Mike Thiessen talks with The Gazette's Brent Briggeman after last week's 47-35 loss at New Mexico and in advance of...

Air Force player's brother had a hand in drive that sealed Notre Dame's fate
By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Tue, Dec 1, 2015

The brother of an Air Force player was involved in a pivotal play on one of the pivotal drives of the season.

Notre Dame defensive end Isaac...

Air Force will travel to San Diego State for Mountain West title game
By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Mon, Nov 30, 2015

San Diego State leapfrogged Air Force and will host the Mountain West championship game.

The Aztecs (9-3, 8-0 MW) put the finishing touches on...

Coordinator conversation: Air Force's Steve Russ talks defense
By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Sun, Nov 29, 2015

Air Force defensive coordinator Steve Russ talks with The Gazette's Brent Briggeman after a 37-30 victory at Boise and in advance of Saturday's game...

Calhoun explains onside kick decision at end of Air Force loss
By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Sun, Nov 29, 2015

After moving to within six points of New Mexico at 40-35 with 3:08 to play in the fourth quarter and all three time outs remaining, Air Force made...

Coordinator conversation: Air Force's Mike Thiessen talks offense
By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Sat, Nov 28, 2015

Air Force offensive coordinator Mike Thiessen talks with The Gazette's Brent Briggeman after a 37-30 victory at Boise State and in advance of...

Colorado's Miller reprimanded, but not suspended, for biting Air Force player
By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Sat, Nov 28, 2015

Colorado basketball player Tory Miller, who bit Air Force’s Hayden Graham in a game on Wednesday has been reprimanded, but not suspended, by the...

Sizing up Air Force's slim chances of earning a Group of Five New Year's Bowl
By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Sat, Nov 28, 2015

For Air Force to have a chance as the Group of Five’s representative in a New Year’s Day Bowl, UConn needs to beat Temple today.

If that...

Heater malfunction causes delay for Air Force basketball
By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Sat, Nov 28, 2015

A heater malfunction caused Clune Arena to lose heat overnight and has pushed back the start of today's Air Force men's basketball by an hour.

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Mountain West football notebook: Week 13
By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Tue, Nov 24, 2015

MOUNTAIN DIVISION

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Air Force was picked to finish fourth in the Mountain West’s Mountain Division.

It...

Computer numbers are in, and Air Force football is sitting pretty
By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Tue, Nov 24, 2015

The fourth computer ranking used by the Mountain West to determine the location of the conference title game was released on Monday, and Air Force’s...

Emptying the notebook: More on Air Force's win at Boise State
By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Sun, Nov 22, 2015

More thoughts and notes following Air Force’s 37-30 victory over Boise State on Friday night.

 

Roberts has a record two-game...

Air Force players will be watching CSU/New Mexico
By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Sat, Nov 21, 2015

Air Force’s football team arrived safely at home late Friday night/early Saturday morning after defeating Boise State 37-30 on the road.

There...

Coordinator conversation: Air Force's Steve Russ talks defense
By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Thu, Nov 19, 2015

Air Force defensive coordinator Steve Russ talks with The Gazette's Brent Briggeman after a victory over Utah State and in advance of Friday's game...

The Briggeman bio

I have 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) At home, my wife, Jennifer, and I have three young daughters, ranging in age from 3 1/2 to 8 months. As you might imagine, sleep is scarce, so please forgive a typo or two.

Follow me on twitter @BrentBriggeman