UAB football players wearing names of Children’s Harbor kids’ names on their backs

The mother of Jackson “Jack Jack” who passed away. Photo courtesy of Children’s Harbor

I challenge all the college football people like Paul Finbaum, Reece Davis or Kirk Herbstreit to come up with a more meaningful and special college football homecoming tradition than the one between UAB and Children’s Harbor.

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We asked Paul Finebaum what football fans can expect for the 2020 season—here’s what he said

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Paul Finebaum and Nick Saban chatting about football. Photo via Paul Finebaum

Football fans across the Southeast and the US have known Paul Finebaum for years as the go-to guy on SEC football. We reached out to him in Charlotte, North Carolina, where he runs a talk show for ESPN, to find out what to expect for the 2020 football season. Here’s what he said.

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Blazers vs. Bears: UAB football kicks off season September 3

UAB Blazers running onto the field in 2019. Photo via UAB Atheltics

Ready, set, HIKE! Be prepared to watch the UAB football team go against Central Arkansas at Legion Field this Thursday, September 3 at 7PM. The game will air on ESPN3 and we’re crossing our fingers for as many touchdowns as times you’ve heard the word “unprecedented” in the last six months.

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A special tradition: UAB Football players to wear Children’s Harbor kids’ names on their backs for homecoming

Julie Brandrup and UAB Head Coach Bill Clark. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now

For the 3rd straight year, the UAB Football team will honor and memorialize the children and families served by Children’s Harbor by wearing the names of patients on the back of their jerseys for Homecoming.

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Hoopin’ at the Hill + 2 other ways to celebrate UAB’s 50th anniversary with Homecoming 2019 from Oct. 17th-19th

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Blaze the Dragon leads the parade to Legion Field. Photo submitted.

It’s the University of Alabama at Birmingham‘s birthday! 50 years ago, UAB officially became its own university. Since its such a special year, UAB will be celebrating Homecoming from October 17th to October 19th–and you’re invited!

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UAB is planting an environmentally conscious future. Learn how the campus’s more than 4,000 trees are improving Birmingham

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UAB staff planting tree during 2019 Arbor Day celebration. Photo courtesy of UAB Sustainability

This Spring, visit the Vulcan Park and Museum. Purchase a ticket to take the elevator to the top of Vulcan’s pedestal. Look north toward the Birmingham skyline. Below you and to the west is the UAB campus, spread out over 100 blocks on Birmingham’s Southside.

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5 sporting events in Birmingham, including UAB Football, Indy Grand Prix of Alabama, Bulls and Legion FC

Win two VIP weekend passes to Cocina at the Track tickets to the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama at the Barber Motorsports Park April 5-7. (Photo submitted)

Today is perhaps one of the busiest Spring weekends of sporting events in recent memory here in Birmingham. Grand Prix racing, football, soccer, hockey and yes… even College basketball’s Final Four.

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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”