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.Continue reading “UAB football players wearing names of Children’s Harbor kids’ names on their backs”
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.Continue reading “We asked Paul Finebaum what football fans can expect for the 2020 season—here’s what he said”
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.Continue reading “Blazers vs. Bears: UAB football kicks off season September 3”
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.
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!Continue reading “Hoopin’ at the Hill + 2 other ways to celebrate UAB’s 50th anniversary with Homecoming 2019 from Oct. 17th-19th”
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.
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.
Move over Rocky, Rudy and the 1980 US Hockey team.
UAB Football is the Cinderella story of 2018, not only here in Birmingham, but in the entire nation.
What a journey UAB Football has been on over the past 4 years! Capping an amazing comeback story, yesterday, UAB won the Conference USA championship game, 27-25 over Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
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.
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.
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 UAB Blazer Football program had their their best season in program history in 2017. UAB finished the regular season with an overall record of 8-4 and a mark of 6-2 in C-USA. Continue reading “After best season in program history, UAB Blazer Football announces 2018 schedule”