HOUSTON, TX (WBRC) - UAB is leaving Texas with another win.
The Blazers started quickly and never let up against Rice, winning the road game 42-0 to improve to 5-1 on the year.
Quarterback A.J. Erdely led the Blazers offense, throwing for 274 yards and two touchdowns on 11 of 17 passing. He added 29 rushing yards and a score.
Erdely’s favorite target was Xavier Ubosi, who had four receptions for 196 yards and two touchdowns.
UAB used a stable of runners, with Lucious Stanley leading the way with 70 yards on nine carries. Jarrion Street rushed for 37 yards and a score and Spencer Brown had 36 yards and a touchdown.
UAB returns home Saturday and faces North Texas at 6:30.
UAB 7, Rice 0 - A.J. Erdely pass to Xavier Ubosi, 38 yards (14:21 left)
UAB 14, Rice 0 - Chase Biles blocked punt for TD (8:57 left)
UAB 21, Rice 0 - Erdely pass to Ubosi, 95 yards (10:04 left)
UAB 28, Rice 0 - Erdely run, 19 yards (1:16 left)
UAB 35, Rice 0 - Jarrion Street run, 2 yards (10:10 left)
UAB 42, Rice 0 - Spencer Brown run, 1 yard (9:36 left)