More Air Force Academy Articles

  • Air Force hasn't lost faith in RB Jacobi Owens despite fumbles

    By BRENT BRIGGEMAN brent.briggeman@gazette.com -
    Published: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    Though Jacobi Owens coughed up the ball twice on Saturday, the Air Force coaching staff isn't ready to diagnose a full-blown case of fumbleitis. That's a good thing for Owens, as that ailment has proven fatal to running backs' careers under Troy Calhoun. "You've got to prove it to...

  • AFA's Serratore welcomes CC's Haviland at luncheon

    by JOE PAISLEY joe.paisley@gazette.com -
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    Air Force's Frank Serratore welcomed new Colorado College coach Mike Haviland as only he could. Serratore teased the longtime professional coach by listing the many differences between the minor leagues and college ranks in a bit he dubbed "College Hockey 101." "You can't send...

  • Ramsey: Colorado College's Mike Haviland needs to rule backyard first

    By DAVID RAMSEY david.ramsey@gazette.com -
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    Spend a few minutes with new Colorado College hockey coach Mike Haviland, and you'll hear him talk repeatedly about a fresh start for his Tigers. CC will play with more vigor and more focus. They no longer will take nights off. "We have a whole new culture here," he announced a few...

  • Pregame flyovers to return to Air Force football games

    by BRENT BRIGGEMAN brent.brigteman@gazette.com -
    Updated: 14 hr ago

    Jets will once again buzz over Falcon Stadium before Air Force football games. A full reinstatement of pregame flyovers has not been granted, but the academy learned Monday that the former staple will be part of the festivities at least for this week's game against Navy and an Oct....

  • A new conversation surrounds Air Force football after win over Boise State

    By BRENT BRIGGEMAN brent.briggeman@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Sep 29, 2014

    One game has certainly changed the conversation surrounding Air Force's football team. Even if the Falcons themselves wouldn't say it, fans did on message boards and social media. The Commander-in-Chief's Trophy, a bowl game, even a conference title, were all being discussed as real...

  • Ramsey: Huge win lifts coach Troy Calhoun and his Falcons

    By David Ramsey david.ramsey@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Sep 28, 2014

    This Air Force football team has been shouting since August. They said they were an entirely different group of Falcons. They had waved farewell to the humiliations of 2013. They were ready for a Mountain West revenge tour. Almost nobody listened to the Falcons. Even fewer believed...

  • Air Force beats mistake-prone Boise State

    Brent Briggeman, The Gazette
    Updated: Sun, Sep 28, 2014

    Air Force’s win over Boise State was sealed in appropriate fashion, with the ball cradled by Weston Steelhammer after an interception. It was the third pick of the game for the sophomore strong safety and the seventh turnover forced by the Air Force defense. Boise State made things...

  • Heavy underdog Air Force asking "why not us?" against Boise State

    By Brent Briggeman brent.briggeman@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Sep 26, 2014

    It's the saying in the Air Force weight room. It's the Twitter hashtag. It's probably on a T-shirt somewhere. It's pretty simple: "Why not us?" The Falcons are a smart bunch. They are well-versed in history and know there is a clear answer to their rhetorical questions. Why not...

  • Air Force vs. Boise State: By the numbers

    Brent Briggeman, The Gazette
    Updated: Fri, Sep 26, 2014

    1 Boise State’s national rank in scoring since 2000. The Broncos have averaged 40.03 points per game in that span. Oregon is No. 2 at 37.62.   2 Boise State’s national rank against the rush this year at 53.5 yards per game. However, the Broncos haven’t faced a rushing...

  • Subplots to watch during the Air Force vs. Boise State game

    Brent Briggeman, The Gazette
    Updated: Fri, Sep 26, 2014

    Will Kale Pearson assert himself in the running game? If there’s a complaint about the play of Air Force quarterback Kale Pearson, it’s that he has yet to establish himself as a credible threat in the running game. The passing efficiency has been there, and he’s certainly had success...

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