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.
Exactly 1 year away from #theReturn
Together We Are Greater Birmingham: pic.twitter.com/PTrXBzeoxm
— UAB Football (@UAB_FB) September 2, 2016
Right in the feels. #GoBlazers
“IF YOU WANT TO KNOW THE TRUTH OF IT, I WASN’T PLEASED WITH HOW WE PLAYED.” Nick Saban, following No. 1 Alabama’s 52-6 win over Southern California.
We’re pulling for you, Aubie. Chin up! Best of luck against Arkansas State, Saturday, September 10th, 6:30 at Jordan-Hare Stadium.
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.
— UAB Athletics (@UAB_Athletics) August 29, 2016
Coach Saban is asked, what’s the greatest threat to excellence? Complacency he says, but we must rest when we can.
This Friday, the Birmingham Barons are hosting the Pensacola Blue Wahoos to begin closing out this dynamic baseball schedule.
Haven’t been to a Barons game this summer? Do you live under a rock?
None the less, you do not want to miss Friday’s game as it will feature hits by Johnny Cash synced to the exciting firework show!
— Birmingham Barons (@BhamBarons) August 28, 2016
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“Enjoy the Moment” – Coach Nick Saban
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
“It’s just like throwing the ball on fourth and short,” Ingram said. “It’s brilliant if it works, but if not, you’re an idiot.”
Alabama 1, Clemson 2. The complete poll can be found here. Of course, if this really mattered, they wouldn’t need to play the games.
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.
ESPN was given a behind the scenes tour with Coach Nick Saban. Turns out he first met Miss Terry at a middle school science camp. Continue reading “A Day in the Life of Coach Saban”
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.
Do you think McGill-Toolen can repeat their dominant 13-1 season this fall?