UAB Football will be returning this time next year. Not only are students, faculty, and staff rallying behind their return but so is the entire Birmingham community. This video highlights the immense pride and spirit our city has for this team. Thanks, UAB Football for reminding Birmingham what it’ll be like to have their team back.
It has been quite a journey for the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Football team. It’s been two years since the program was shut down and nearly one year since it was reinstated because of the public outcry from the UAB and Birmingham community.
Tim Tebow and Marty Smith ‘invited’ themselves to Coach Saban’s lake house. When asked what’s the greatest threat to excellence?
Complacency (is the greatest threat to excellence). Being satisfied with where you are. Complacency creates a blatant disregard for doing what’s right. You can’t do what you feel like doing. You have to choose the things that are going to help you achieve the goals that you have. When you get complacent, you lose respect for winning. – Coach Nick Saban
New open air stadium, new Legacy arena, improved aesthetics and more were proposed to the board of the BJCC this week. Renovations would tally close to $300M with Birmingham and Jefferson County pitching in. The stadium would be used by UAB Blazers and the ESPN’s Birmingham Bowl. From the BBJ.
The Maxpreps Top 25 composite poll this week ranks 7A State Champion McGill-Toolen as the 21st best high school football team in the nation. The poll is an averaged compilation of other rankings, such as, MaxPreps Xcellent, PrepNation, USA Today, MaxPreps Computer and High School Football America.