Air Force assistant sets targets for WR Garrett Brown
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Air Force assistant sets targets for WR Garrett Brown

AFAN: Air Force, Army, Navy newsletter on Falcons' Garrett Brown

Photo: Air Force wide receiver Garrett Brown with a reception against New Mexico.

Air Force senior Garrett Brown plays wide receiver. runs the ball a handful of times and returns punts. Air Force assistant Jake Campbell coaches the Falcons’ running backs.

They work largely in different position groups, but that hasn’t prevented Campbell from motivating Brown. He sees something in common with Brown’s all-purpose yardage role and his own career as an Air Force running back/receiver/kick returner. He helped the Falcons to a share of the 1995 Western Athletic Conference (the defunct league that preceded the Mountain West. ...

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Tom Shanahan

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