UAB Football is one of the biggest comeback stories in college football history

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Blaze statue at the UAB Collat School of Business building. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now.

It is one of the biggest comebacks in college football history. In four years, UAB Football has gone from being disbanded to winning a Conference USA Division title and notching a Top 25 ranking in the National Coaches Poll.

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Playing for the names on their backs. UAB football and Children’s Harbor inspires Birmingham

Photo from UAB Athletics Facebook page.

Today’s UAB Homecoming football game is more than a match-up between the top two teams in Conference USA. It is the game, the UAB football players play for the children and families at Children’s Harbor. A game they will remember for the rest of their lives.

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Birmingham area high school football recruits make decisions, commitments

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It’s that time of year again, February 7, National Signing Day. All over the country young high school football stars are being paid lots of attention by eager recruiters from large programs and smaller ones. Meet a few of our local athletes. Perhaps they will go on to be household names someday! Continue reading “Birmingham area high school football recruits make decisions, commitments”

The Electrifying Return of UAB Football

Sam Hunt Concert
Photo Courtesy of Courtney Clifford UAB Student

THE HOUSE PARTY

UAB football is back after a two- year hiatus. The excitement in Birmingham can be felt all around town. It’s electric! Friday night UAB kicked off the return of football with a ‘UAB House Party’ with vendors and a concert by former UAB quarterback and country music star Sam Hunt, in Uptown Birmingham. Over 20,000 happy and excited UAB fans, supporters and employees attended the free House Party concert to kick off the return of football. Continue reading “The Electrifying Return of UAB Football”

The return of the Blazers: the ultimate fan guide to UAB football

UAB Blazer quarterback
via Football Scoop

After a 1,007 day hiatus, UAB football is coming back. Birmingham eagerly awaits the return of the UAB Blazers. In order to make the wait a little easier, Bham Now prepared the ultimate fan guide to UAB football. We’re counting down to September 2nd, how about you?

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UAB On Bleeding Edge of Helmet Design – Can we make football safer?

Cross-section computer render of the upcoming VICIS ZERO1

Alabama loves football.  But it’s a rough sport.  You probably know  someone who’s been injured in the game.  Recently, football has come under fire for the inherent risks, which include the lifelong effects of repeated head injuries, such as concussions.  Helmets used today offer protection from direct impacts, but little else.  Can technology make it safer?

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Check Out UAB’s Football Schedule for the New Season

New Gear. New Training Facility. Same Drive to Dominate. Yesterday, the UAB Football Program announced the upcoming season’s schedule. The team just got that much closer to their return date and their fans definitely got more excited.

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This UAB Football Video will ignite your Blazer Pride

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.


Right in the feels. #GoBlazers