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UAB Reinstates Football Team

By Steven Lassan, 2 months 1 day ago
Just six months after UAB announced its football team would be disbanded following the 2014 season, the Blazers are set to return to FBS competition. School president Ray Watts announced the decision to reinstate the football program on Monday afternoon, but it’s uncertain when UAB will return to the gridiron. Since the decision to eliminate the football team in December, UAB...

UAB shuts down football program

By The Sports Network, 8 months 1 day ago
Birmingham, AL (SportsNetwork.com) - The University of Alabama at Birmingham has dropped its football program over what it says are the "fiscal realities" of rising operational costs that have placed a strain on the athletics budget and made it too hard to keep a competitive team on the field. The 2014-15 academic year will also be the last for its bowling and rifle programs, the school...

College Football Matchup - (18) Marshall at UAB

By The Sports Network, 8 months 2 weeks ago
College Football Matchup - (18) Marshall at UAB Marshall Thundering Herd:== Aug 30 - W at Miami-Ohio, 42-27== Sep 6 - W vs. Rhode Island, 48-7== Sep 13 - W vs. Ohio U, 44-14== Sep 20 - W at Akron, 48-17== Sep 27 - Open== Oct 4 - W at Old Dominion, 56-14== Oct 11 - W vs. Middle Tennessee, 49-24==...

No. 18 Marshall continues run at perfection

By The Sports Network, 8 months 2 weeks ago
Birmingham, AL (SportsNetwork.com) - Only two games remain between the 18th- ranked Marshall Thundering Herd and an unbeaten regular season. First on the docket is the UAB Blazers this weekend in a Conference USA clash at Legion Field. Marshall moved up three spots in the AP Top-25 from No. 21 after the Herd defeated defending C-USA champion Rice, 41-14, last weekend. Marshall is certainly...

NCAA Football Preview - UAB Blazers

By Anonymous (not verified), 11 months 2 weeks ago
Garrick McGee's squad struggled to contain opposing offenses, allowing just under 498 offensive yards per game and a season total of 525 first downs. Quarterbacks that faced UAB enjoyed an average completion rate of 65.4 percent and 276.5 passing yards per game. McGee was replaced in the offseason by Bill Clark, who led FCS program Jacksonville State to a record-breaking 11-4 season and a berth...

UAB Upgrades Helmet With More Dragon and Fire for 2014

By Steven Lassan, 11 months 3 weeks ago
With the season starting in less than 15 days, most teams are finalizing their uniforms and helmets for the 2014 season.Over the last few days, Boise State and Kansas released updated or alternate designs, and UAB unveiled a new look for this season on Tuesday.The Blazers’ new design adds a bigger dragon and more fire. This might be the best new helmet of 2014: The new lids for @...

Conference USA Football 2014 All-Conference Team

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 1 month ago
The 2014 college football season kicks off on Aug. 27 and concludes in Dallas with the first four-team playoff in the FBS ranks on January 12, 2015. Since it’s never too early to start thinking about the upcoming college football season, Athlon Sports has already released its projected rankings for 2014, as well as conference predictions. With the predictions released, it’s time...

Conference USA 2014 Football Predictions

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 1 month ago
2014 C-USA Predictions East DivisionC-USAOverall 1. Marshall (No. 40)8-013-0 2. MTSU (No. 90)6-27-5 3. FAU (No. 91)5-36-6 4. WKU (No. 92)4-45-7 5. UAB (No. 109)2-64-8 6. Old Dominion (No. 116)2-64-8 7. FIU (No. 127)0-82-10 West DivisionC-USAOverall 1. North Texas (No. 86)6-27-6 2. Rice (No. 87)6-27-5 3. UTSA (No. 89)6-27-5 4....

2014 College Football Rankings: #109 UAB Blazers

By Athlon Sports, 1 year 1 month ago
The 2014 college football season starts on Aug. 27 and continues into mid-January with the first edition of the four-team playoff. Athlon Sports is counting down until kickoff with projections and previews for all 128 FBS teams. Here is our team preview for No. 109 UAB. Previewing UAB’s Offense for 2014Finding playmakers shouldn’t be a problem for the Blazers. Finding someone to...

Clark leaves Jacksonville State for job at UAB

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 year 6 months ago
Birmingham, AL (SportsNetwork.com) - Bill Clark has decided to leave his head coaching position at Jacksonville State for a similar job at UAB.Jacksonville State confirmed the move and announced assistant head coach and offensive coordinator John Grass would be elevated to head coach of the Gamecocks.Clark spent one season as head coach of Jacksonville State and led the team to an 11-4 record....